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31 Bible Verses about Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
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Lazy hands bring poverty, but hard-working hands lead to wealth.
Never be lazy in showing such devotion. Be on fire with the Spirit. Serve the Lord.
The diligent will take control, but the lazy will be put to forced labor.
The lazy person craves, yet receives nothing, but the desires of the diligent are satisfied.
A lazy person doesn't plow in the proper season; he looks for a harvest, but there is nothing.
Plans of the persistent surely lead to productivity, but all who are hasty will surely become poor.
Then, instead of being lazy, you will imitate those who are inheriting the promises through faith and patience.
In hard work there is always profit, but too much chattering leads to poverty.
because drunks and gluttons tend to become poor, and drowsiness will clothe them in rags.
Whoever harvests during summer acts wisely, but the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful.
While we were with you, we gave this order: "If anyone doesn't want to work, he shouldn't eat."
He speaks about this subject in all his letters. Some things in them are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, leading to their own destruction, as they do the rest of the Scriptures.
So increase the work load on the people, and let them do it so they don't pay attention to deceptive speeches."
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish son grieves his mother.
So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to have the Lord find you at peace and without spot or fault.
Anyone who guards his words protects his life; anyone who talks too much is ruined.
Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.
- 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
- Success And Hard Work