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Apr 27, 2008

Proverbs - Part 7

A Workman Approved by God
Proverbs Series – Pt. 7
4/26/08-4/27/08
Selected Proverbs
Wisdom = A Solid Work Ethic

“…we gave you this rule: ‘If a man will not work, he shall not eat.”  Paul the Apostle (2 Thess 3:10)

“The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker.”  Helen Keller

“If we have integrity, we can live whole, integrated lives. We can’t say, ‘This is my public life, and this is my private life; these are my public morals, these are my private morals.’ What we are, we are.” Mark Hatfield

“Integrity is keeping my commitment even if the circumstances when I made the commitment have changed.”  David Jeremiah

Your ______ Life __________ Your ____________


Outline
•    Laziness – Prov 6:6-11; 10:4-5, 26; 12:24, 27; 13:4; 19:15, 24; 20:4, 13; 21:25-26; 22:13; 24:30-33; 26:13-15; 30:15
•    Hard Work
•    The Rabbit Trails of Fantasy – Prov 12:11; 21:17; 28:19; 30:21-23
•    Put Some Effort Behind It – Prov 14:4; 17:2; 18:9; 22:29; 24:5-6; 27:18
•    Stop Talking and Do Something – Prov 14:23-24
•    Motivation, Hunger & Drive – Prov 16:26; 27:7
•    Plan, Plan, Plan – Prov 21:5; 27:23-27; 24:27
•    Ill Gotten Gain
•    Lies in Business are Still Lies – Prov 20:14; 28:4
•    It’ll Make You Sick – Prov 10:2-3; 11:18; 13:11; 20:17; 21:6; 22:16; 30:10
•    God Has Not Patience for It – Prov 11:1; 13:23; 20:10, 23; 28:8
•    Character Matters More – Prov 16:8, 19, 22; 28:1
•    Wrestling with Bribes – Prov 17:7-8, 23; 18:16; 21:14
•    Boasting-Let it Go – Prov 25:6-7, 27

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