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Work hard and do not be lazy. Serve the Lord with a heart full of devotion.
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In carefulness not slothful. In spirit fervent. Serving the Lord.
Exodus 5:17 And he said: You are idle, and therefore you say: Let us go and sacrifice to the Lord.
Proverbs 6:6-9 Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain, . . .
Proverbs 10:26 The fear of the Lord shall prolong days: and the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
Proverbs 13:4 The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.
Proverbs 18:9 He that is loose and slack in his work, is the brother of him that wasteth his own works.
Proverbs 22:29 Hast thou seen a man swift in his work? he shall stand before kings, and shall not be before those that are obscure.
Proverbs 24:30-34 I passed by the field of the slothful man, and by the vineyard of the foolish man: . . .
Proverbs 26:13-16 The slothful man saith: There is a lion in the way, and a lioness in the roads. . . .
Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatsoever thy hand is able to do, do it earnestly: for neither work, nor reason, nor wisdom, nor knowledge shall be in hell, whither thou art hastening.
Isaiah 56:10 His watchmen are all blind, they are all ignorant: dumb dogs not able to bark, seeing vain things, sleeping and loving dreams.
Matthew 25:26 And his lord answering, said to him: Wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sow not and gather where I have not strewed.
Acts 20:34,35 You yourselves know. For such things as were needful for me and them that are with me, these hands have furnished. . . .
Ephesians 4:28 He that stole, let him now steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have something to give to him that suffereth need.
1 Thessalonians 4:11,12 And that you use your endeavour to be quiet: and that you do your own business and work with your own hands, as we commanded you: and that you walk honestly towards them that are without: and that you want nothing of any man's. . . .
2 Thessalonians 3:6-12 And we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother walking disorderly and not according to the tradition which they have received of us. . . .
1 Timothy 5:13 And withal being idle they learn to go about from house to house: and are not only idle, but tattlers also and busy bodies, speaking things which they ought not.
Hebrews 6:10,11 For God is not unjust, that he should forget your work and the love which you have shewn in his name, you who have ministered and do minister to the saints. . . .
Matthew 24:12 And because iniquity hath abounded, the charity of many shall grow cold.
Acts 18:25 This man was instructed in the way of the Lord: and being fervent in spirit, spoke and taught diligently the things that are of Jesus, knowing only the baptism of John.
Colossians 4:12,13 Epaphras saluteth you, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, who is always solicitous for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and full in all the will of God. . . .
James 5:16 Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.
1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:
1 Peter 4:8 But before all things have a constant mutual charity among yourselves: for charity covereth a multitude of sins.
Revelation 2:4 But I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first charity.
Revelation 3:15,16 I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot. I would thou wert cold or hot. . . .
1 Corinthians 7:22 For he that is called in the Lord, being a bondman, is the freeman of the Lord. Likewise he that is called, being free, is the bondman of Christ.
Ephesians 6:5-8 Servants, be obedient to them that are your lords according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to Christ. . . .
Colossians 3:22-24 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh: not serving to the eye, as pleasing men: but in simplicity of heart, fearing God. . . .
Colossians 4:1 Masters, do to your servants that which is just and equal: knowing that you also have a master in heaven.
Titus 2:9,10 Exhort servants to be obedient to their masters: in all things pleasing, not gainsaying: . . .
Hebrews 12:28 Therefore, receiving an immoveable kingdom, we have grace: whereby let us serve, pleasing God, with fear and reverence.
ContextLove, Zeal, Hope, Hospitality
…10Loving one another with the charity of brotherhood: with honour preventing one another. 11In carefulness not slothful. In spirit fervent. Serving the Lord. 12Rejoicing in hope. Patient in tribulation. Instant in prayer.…
And she hath risen in the night, and given a prey to her household, and victuals to her maidens.
Whatsoever thy hand is able to do, do it earnestly: for neither work, nor reason, nor wisdom, nor knowledge shall be in hell, whither thou art hastening.
This man was instructed in the way of the Lord: and being fervent in spirit, spoke and taught diligently the things that are of Jesus, knowing only the baptism of John.
Serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and temptations which befell me by the conspiracies of the Jews:
I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot. I would thou wert cold or hot.
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