Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
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He that deals with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
not slothful in earnest care, but fervent in the Spirit, serving the Lord,
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the negligent shall be under tribute.
The soul of the sluggard desires, and attains nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore he shall beg in harvest and have nothing.
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness, but of every one that is too hasty, only to want.
that ye not become slothful, but imitators of those who by faith and patience inherit the promises.
In all labour there is fruit, but to talk and not do, brings poverty.
for the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty, and drowsiness shall cause them to wear rags.
Seest thou a man diligent in his work? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before obscure men.
He that gathers in summer is a wise son, but he that sleeps in harvest is a son that causes shame.
For even when we were with you, this we declared unto you, that if anyone desires not to work neither should he eat.
in almost all his epistles, speaking in them of these things, among which are some things that are hard to understand, which those that are ignorant and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
Let more work be laid upon them that they may occupy themselves with it; and let them not regard words of deception.
A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son is sadness unto his mother.
Therefore, beloved, seeing that ye hope for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot and blameless.
He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens his lips often shall have calamity.
Whatever thy hand finds to do, do it with all thy might, for there is no work nor device nor knowledge nor wisdom in Sheol, where 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
- Success And Hard Work