Diligence, Rewards Of
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Lazy hands bring poverty, but hard-working hands lead to wealth.
The diligent will take control, but the lazy will be put to forced labor.
So then, my brothers, be all the more eager to make your calling and election certain, for if you keep on doing this you will never fail.
The lazy person craves, yet receives nothing, but the desires of the diligent are satisfied.
In hard work there is always profit, but too much chattering leads to poverty.
Also, make it your goal to live quietly, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we instructed you, so that you may win the respect of outsiders, and have need of nothing.
The thief must no longer steal but must work hard and do what is good with his own hands, so that he might earn something to give to the needy.
But first be concerned about God's kingdom and his righteousness, and all of these things will be provided for you as well.
because the one who enters God's rest has himself rested from his own actions, just as God did from his. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fail by following their example of disobedience.
Stay with the same family, eating and drinking whatever they provide, because the worker deserves his pay. Don't move from house to house.
For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.
- Rewards (35 instances)