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20 Bible verses to inspire you to stop procrastinating

We’ve compiled a list of empowering Bible verses that will encourage you to not be lazy.

Many Christian live in mediocrity due having a lazy and slothful attitude. Unfortunately there are many within the faith have the mindset that God is responsible for every step, decision, choice and result in their lives. This is unhealthy thinking, God has blessed us with all the resources to do exploits – why would give you a brain if he did not want you to use it?

Let the scripture verses below empower you.

20 Bible verses about laziness 

1. “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.” – James 1:22

2. “Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.” – Proverbs 6:6-8

3. “The LORD said, “If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible for them.” – Genesis 11:6

4. “Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.” – Ecclesiastes 9:10

5. “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” – Proverbs 16:3

6. “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9

7. “May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands.” – Psalm 90:17

8. “Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” – 1 Timothy 5:8

9. “In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us.” – Titus 2:7-8

10. “Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies will have their fill of poverty.” – Proverbs 28:19

11. “We hear that some among you are idle and disruptive. They are not busy; they are busybodies. Such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and earn the food they eat.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:11-12

12. “God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky and over every living creature that moves on the ground.” – Genesis 1:28

13. “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13

14. “All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.” – Proverbs 14:23

15. “The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops.” – 2 Timothy 2:6

16. “Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.” – Proverbs 10:4

18. “Diligent hands will rule, but laziness ends in forced labor.” – Proverbs 12:24

19. “If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.” – James 1:5-6

20. “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” – Corinthians 10:31

21. “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done.” – Proverbs 19:17

22. “Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical needs, what good is it?” – James 2:15-16

23. “Then the man who had received one bag of gold came. ‘Master,’ he said, ‘I knew that you are a hard man, harvesting where you have not sown and gathering where you have not scattered seed. So I was afraid and went out and hid your gold in the ground. See, here is what belongs to you.’ “His master replied, ‘You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed? “His master replied, ‘You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed? “‘So take the bag of gold from him and give it to the one who has ten bags.” – Matthew 25:24-29

24. “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” – Matthew 28:19-20






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