Idleness and Sloth: Thessalonians
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2 Thessalonians 3:11
For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
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1 Thessalonians iv. 3-Jan
... 1-3. 1 Thessalonians iv.1-3 ... For luxury, and wealth, and idleness, and sloth,
and ease, and all such things, lead us on to irregular lust. ...
/.../homily v 1 thessalonians iv.htm

2 Thessalonians iii. 5-Mar
... 2 Thessalonians iii.3-5 ... that he may not by these means lead them to sloth, and lest ...
to withdraw ourselves from one who was only supported in idleness, how much ...
/.../homily v 2 thessalonians iii.htm

Different Passages from the Writings of Solomon against Accidie.
... and body of the Scriptures, and fits on to his sloth no garment ... want nothing of any
man's." [996] And finally: "For idleness has been ... [998] 2 Thessalonians 3:11 ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xxi different passages from.htm

Homilies on Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians.
... 1014]392; to be waited for, [1015]393; forbade idleness, [1016]394. ... Christ spoke
particularly of, to exclude deceivers, [1119]378; Thessalonians perplexed about ...
/.../homilies on philippians colossians and.htm

Treatise on the Priesthood. Book iv.
... Such arguments are mere makeshifts and pretexts, the marks of idleness and sloth. ...
186] render an account of their faith, and to the Thessalonians, he gives ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/treatise on the priesthood book 4.htm

Matt. x. 34
... but rather very earnestly wishing all to be employed; for sloth is the ... he, the poor
man, will soon be rid of his idleness, and thou ... [1491] 2 Thessalonians 3:10 ...
/.../chrysostom/homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xxxv matt x 34.htm

1 Timothy v. 15-Nov
... paul the apostle to the thessalonians. ... For idleness is the teacher of every sin ... he
says, "is worthy of his reward." So that if any one lives in sloth and luxury ...
/.../homily xv 1 timothy v.htm

The Strait Gate;
... "Strive." This word strive supposeth that great idleness is natural to professors;
they think to get to heaven by lying, as it were, on their elbows. ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/the strait gate.htm

The Resurrection of the Dead, and Eternal Judgment:
... descend from heaven with a shout," saith Paul, "and with the voice of the archangel,
and with the trump of God, and the dead shall rise" (2 Thessalonians 1:8 ...
/.../bunyan/the works of john bunyan volumes 1-3/the resurrection of the dead.htm

Awake! Awake!
... let us watch and be sober.""1 Thessalonians 5:6. ... Let sinful sloth and presumption
both be startled, lest ... heart that aches because of our idleness in telling ...
/.../ sermons volume 3 1857/awake awake.htm

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