Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
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He becomes poor who has a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be put to forced labor.
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made rich.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
The thoughts of the diligent lead only to plenty; but of everyone that is hasty, only to want.
That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
In all labor there is profit: but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
See you a man diligent in his business? 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 commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable twist, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labor in it; and let them not give regard to vain words.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father: but a foolish son is the grief of his mother.
Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for such things, be diligent that you may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.
He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.
Whatsoever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, where you go.
- Active Lifestyles
- Avoiding Poverty
- Business Ethics
- Diligence And Laziness Contrasted
- Diligence, Results Of
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- Doing Your Best
- Forced Labour
- Hard Tasks
- Hope In Hard Times
- 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
- The Love Of Sleep
- Wisdom, Human Nature
- Work Ethic
- Work, And Redemption
- Work, And The Fall
- Work, As Ordained By God
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