Work Ethic

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 7:16

Be not [morbidly exacting and externally] righteous overmuch, neither strive to make yourself [pretentiously appear] overwise -- "why should you [get puffed up and] destroy yourself [with presumptuous self-sufficiency]?

Job 34:14

If [God] should set His heart upon him [man] and withdraw His [life-giving] spirit and His breath [from man] to Himself,

Titus 3:8

This message is most trustworthy, and concerning these things I want you to insist steadfastly, so that those who have believed in (trusted in, relied on) God may be careful to apply themselves to honorable occupations and to doing good, for such things are [not only] excellent and right [in themselves], but [they are] good and profitable for the people.

Hebrews 6:12

In order that you may not grow disinterested and become [spiritual] sluggards, but imitators, behaving as do those who through faith ( by their leaning of the entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) and by practice of patient endurance and waiting are [now] inheriting the promises.

Romans 4:4

Now to a laborer, his wages are not counted as a favor or a gift, but as an obligation (something owed to him).

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his days [seemingly] are prolonged [in his wickedness], yet surely I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who revere and worship Him, realizing His continual presence.

Job 34:29

When He gives quietness (peace and security from oppression), who then can condemn? When He hides His face [withdrawing His favor and help], who then can behold Him [and make Him gracious], whether it be a nation or a man by himself? -- "

Exodus 36:6

So Moses commanded and it was proclaimed in all the camp, Let no man or woman do anything more for the sanctuary offering. So the people were restrained from bringing,

Titus 1:16

They profess to know God [to recognize, perceive, and be acquainted with Him], but deny and disown and renounce Him by what they do; they are detestable and loathsome, unbelieving and disobedient and disloyal and rebellious, and [they are] unfit and worthless for good work (deed or enterprise) of any kind.

Titus 3:10

[As for] a man who is factious [a heretical sectarian and cause of divisions], after admonishing him a first and second time, reject [him from your fellowship and have nothing more to do with him],

Matthew 5:1

Seeing the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and when He was seated, His disciples came to Him.

Titus 1:3

And [now] in His own appointed time He has made manifest (made known) His Word and revealed it as His message through the preaching entrusted to me by command of God our Savior;

Micah 7:7

But as for me, I will look to the Lord and confident in Him I will keep watch; I will wait with hope and expectancy for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me.

Job 34:26

God strikes them down as wicked men in the open sight of beholders,

Acts 5:39

But if it is of God, you will not be able to stop or overthrow or destroy them; you might even be found fighting against God!

Titus 3:2

To slander or abuse or speak evil of no one, to avoid being contentious, to be forbearing (yielding, gentle, and conciliatory), and to show unqualified courtesy toward everybody.

Job 39:19

Have you given the horse his might? Have you clothed his neck with quivering and a shaking mane?

Job 34:15

All flesh would perish together, and man would turn again to dust.

Job 34:17

Is it possible that an enemy of right should govern? And will you condemn Him Who is just and mighty?

2 Corinthians 10:5

[Inasmuch as we] refute arguments and theories and reasonings and every proud and lofty thing that sets itself up against the [true] knowledge of God; and we lead every thought and purpose away captive into the obedience of Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One),

Micah 7:11

In the day that your walls are to be built [a day for building], in that day shall the boundary [of Israel] be far extended and the decree [against her] be far removed.

Job 35:5

Look to the heavens and see; and behold the skies which are higher than you.

Acts 5:13

And none of those who were not of their number dared to join and associate with them, but the people held them in high regard and praised and made much of them.

Job 34:31

For has anyone said to God, I have borne my chastisement; I will not offend any more;

Job 34:11

For according to the deeds of a man God will [exactly] proportion his pay, and He will cause every man to find [recompense] according to his ways.

Acts 5:33

Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and infuriated and wanted to kill the disciples.

Job 34:10

Therefore hear me, you men of understanding. Far be it from God that He should do wickedness, and from the Almighty that He should commit iniquity.

Titus 3:6

Which He poured out [so] richly upon us through Jesus Christ our Savior.

Job 34:12

Truly God will not do wickedly, neither will the Almighty pervert justice.

Acts 5:38

Now in the present case let me say to you, stand off (withdraw) from these men and let them alone. For if this doctrine or purpose or undertaking or movement is of human origin, it will fail (be overthrown and come to nothing);

Acts 5:12

Now by the hands of the apostles (special messengers) numerous and startling signs and wonders were being performed among the people. And by common consent they all met together [at the temple] in the covered porch (walk) called Solomon's.

Job 26:8

He holds the waters bound in His clouds [which otherwise would spill on earth all at once], and the cloud is not rent under them.

Job 26:12

He stills or stirs up the sea by His power, and by His understanding He smites proud Rahab.

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