Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
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He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
as to diligent zealousness, not slothful; in spirit fervent; serving the Lord.
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; but the slothful hand shall be under tribute.
A sluggard's soul desireth and hath nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter; he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty, only to want.
that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience have been inheritors of the promises.
In all labour there is profit; but the talk of the lips tendeth only to want.
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty; and drowsiness clotheth with rags.
Hast thou seen a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before the mean.
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
For also when we were with you we enjoined you this, that if any man does not like to work, neither let him eat.
as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; among which some things are hard to be understood, which the untaught and ill-established wrest, as also the other scriptures, to their own destruction.
Let them put heavier labour on the men, that they may be taken up with it, and not regard vain words.
The Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father; but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
Wherefore, beloved, as ye wait for these things, be diligent to be found of him in peace, without spot and blameless;
He that guardeth his mouth keepeth his soul; destruction shall be to him that openeth wide his lips.
Whatever thy hand findeth to do, do with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, whither thou goest.
- Active Lifestyles
- Avoiding Poverty
- Business Ethics
- Diligence And Laziness Contrasted
- Diligence, Results Of
- Diligence, Rewards Of
- Doing Your Best
- Forced Labour
- Hard Tasks
- Idleness Leads To
- Idleness, Consequences Of
- In Men's Presence
- Leisure, Nature And Purpose Of
- Men Working
- Poverty, Causes Of
- Servants, Good
- Serving God
- Sloth, Leads To
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