The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.
A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
The hand of the diligent will rule, while the slothful will be put to forced labor.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.
Do you see a man skillful in his work? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men.
2 Peter 1:10
Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to make your calling and election sure, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.
2 Peter 3:14
Therefore, beloved, since you are waiting for these, be diligent to be found by him without spot or blemish, and at peace.
2 Timothy 2:15
Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going.
Whoever diligently seeks good seeks favor, but evil comes to him who searches for it.
Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.
Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
Saying, “If you will diligently listen to the voice of the Lord your God, and do that which is right in his eyes, and give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you that I put on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, your healer.”
Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.
The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.
For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do. And we desire each one of you to show the same earnestness to have the full assurance of hope until the end, so that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
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