20 Bible Verses about Work Ethic
Most Relevant Verses
This is a faithful saying, and on these various points I would have you insist strenuously, in order that those who have their faith fixed on God may be careful to set an example of good actions. For these are not only good in themselves, but are also useful to mankind.
so that you may not become half-hearted, but be imitators of those who through faith and patient endurance are now heirs to the promises.
God is Spirit; and those who worship Him must bring Him true spiritual worship."
They profess to know God; but in their actions they disown Him, and are detestable and disobedient men, and for any good work are utterly useless.
After a first and second admonition, have nothing further to do with any one who will not be taught;
And at the appointed time He clearly made known His Message in the preaching with which I was entrusted by the command of God our Saviour:
To the pure everything is pure; but to the polluted and unbelieving nothing is pure, but on the contrary their very minds and consciences are polluted.
But hold yourself aloof from foolish controversies and pedigrees and discussions and wrangling about the Law, for they are useless and vain.
For we overthrow arrogant 'reckonings,' and every stronghold that towers high in defiance of the knowledge of God, and we carry off every thought as if into slavery--into subjection to Christ;
Having said this He breathed upon them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.
One of their own number--a Prophet who is a countryman of theirs--has said, "Cretans are always liars, dangerous animals, idle gluttons."
Many signs and marvels continued to be done among the people by the Apostles; and by common consent they all met in Solomon's Portico.