Idleness and Sloth: Lead to Want
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Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
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Proverbs 24:34
So shall your poverty come as one that travels; and your want as an armed man.
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Treatise on the Priesthood. Book iv.
... times much tact is needed on the Bishop's part, so as to lead his people ... Such arguments
are mere makeshifts and pretexts, the marks of idleness and sloth. ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/treatise on the priesthood book 4.htm

Letter viii. Public and Social Worship, and Sabbath Employments.
... The feelings of a lively Christian will lead him to the place ... There is no room, then,
for the indulgence of idleness, indolence, or sloth, upon the ...
/.../letter viii public and social.htm

John iv. 54; v. 1
... I allowed you at the beginning to lead a life ... one enquire exactly, in other ways
also sloth is wont ... His" ( Hebrews 4:10 ): not meaning here idleness, but the ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of st john and hebrews/homily xxxvi john iv 54.htm

Matt. x. 34
... very earnestly wishing all to be employed; for sloth is the ... poor man, will soon be
rid of his idleness, and thou ... weary in well doing:" that he may lead them to ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xxxv matt x 34.htm

The Hedge of Thorns and the Plain Way
... The severest toil is far more endurable than utter sloth. ... loss of position, and actual
want all come from idleness. ... thy fear, and through thy grace lead us in ...
/.../ on proverbs/the hedge of thorns and.htm

One Lion Two Lions no Lion at All
... They have a very comfortable bed of sloth upon which ... him on purpose to be the ally
of his idleness. ... among the condemned the fearful and unbelieving lead the van ...
// on proverbs/one lion two lions no.htm

A Caution against Various Temptations, by which the Young Convert ...
... a life of expense too, and may perhaps lead you, as ... secure you not only from the
snares of idleness and luxury ... me for good.' (Jer.24:6) When sloth and indolence ...
/.../the rise and progress of religion in the soul/chapter xxi a caution against.htm

A Discourse of the Building, Nature, Excellency, and Government of ...
... we diligently watch and pray, Our pride will our humility precede: By th' nose,
our unbelief our faith will lead. ... Not that the sloth Of idleness should be ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/a discourse of the building.htm

The Bliss of the Glorified
... shall feed them""if they need food""and lead them to ... It is idleness to be always
wanting to have done with this world"it is clear sloth"but to be ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 62 1916/the bliss of the glorified.htm

A Call to Prayer and Testimony
... shall be, is no argument for our idleness, but is ... when rightly understood, never
leads to sloth: it has ... upon the office: may the Holy Spirit lead all believers ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 37 1891/a call to prayer and.htm

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