23 Bible Verses about Hard Work
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I sent you to reap what you did not work for; others have labored and you have entered into their labor."
Now many Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the report of the woman who testified, "He told me everything I ever did."
For in this instance the saying is true, 'One sows and another reaps.'
So I loathed all the fruit of my effort, for which I worked so hard on earth, because I must leave it behind in the hands of my successor.
lest strangers devour your strength, and your labor benefit another man's house.
Whatever you are doing, work at it with enthusiasm, as to the Lord and not for people,
Therefore, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him,
For the one who was called in the Lord as a slave is the Lord's freedman. In the same way, the one who was called as a free person is Christ's slave.
Am I now trying to gain the approval of people, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a slave of Christ!
We do hard work, toiling with our own hands. When we are verbally abused, we respond with a blessing, when persecuted, we endure,
The one who steals must steal no longer; rather he must labor, doing good with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with the one who has need.
By all these things, I have shown you that by working in this way we must help the weak, and remember the words of the Lord Jesus that he himself said, 'It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
The farmer who works hard ought to have the first share of the crops.
But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me has not been in vain. In fact, I worked harder than all of them -- yet not I, but the grace of God with me.
For you recall, brothers and sisters, our toil and drudgery: By working night and day so as not to impose a burden on any of you, we preached to you the gospel of God.
saying, 'These last fellows worked one hour, and you have made them equal to us who bore the hardship and burning heat of the day.'
No longer will they build a house only to have another live in it, or plant a vineyard only to have another eat its fruit, for my people will live as long as trees, and my chosen ones will enjoy to the fullest what they have produced.
In all hard work there is profit, but merely talking about it only brings poverty.
For I do not say this so there would be relief for others and suffering for you, but as a matter of equality.
The sleep of the laborer is pleasant -- whether he eats little or much -- but the wealth of the rich will not allow him to sleep.
speaking of these things in all his letters. Some things in these letters are hard to understand, things the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they also do to the rest of the scriptures.
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Topics on Hard Work
Hard Work And PerseveranceJames 1:12
Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.
Success And Hard WorkProverbs 21:5
The plans of the diligent lead only to plenty, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.