Embracing the Cross Podcast

Diligence (Part 1) (Proverbs 10:4, Proverbs 22:29, Luke 16:10-12, Proverbs 20:6, Proverbs 18:9, Ecclesiastes 10:10, Ecclesiastes 9:16, Colossians 3:22-24, 1 Thessalonians 4:9-12)

Pastor Randy DeMovillePastor Randy DeMoville, August 10, 2011
Part of the Shaping Christian Character series, preached at a Wednesday Bible Study service

Pastor Randy DeMoville teaches International Baptist Church the importance of diligence as part of our Christian character. Diligence makes you valuable and increases opportunities.
Bible Study, Christian Character, Diligence, Timeliness, Hard word, Focus

Tags: Bible Study, Christian Character, Diligence, Focus, Hard word, Timeliness

About Pastor Randy DeMoville: Randy DeMoville is the senior pastor of International Baptist Church at Dumaguete, Negros Oriental, Philippines.
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Proverbs 10:4

4He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. (KJV)

Proverbs 22:29

29Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men. (KJV)

Luke 16:10-12

10He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much. 11If therefore ye have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches? 12And if ye have not been faithful in that which is another man's, who shall give you that which is your own? (KJV)

Proverbs 20:6

6Most men will proclaim every one his own goodness: but a faithful man who can find? (KJV)

Proverbs 18:9

9He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster. (KJV)

Ecclesiastes 10:10

10If the iron be blunt, and he do not whet the edge, then must he put to more strength: but wisdom is profitable to direct. (KJV)

Ecclesiastes 9:16

16Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. (KJV)

Colossians 3:22-24

22Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God: 23And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; 24Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. (KJV)

1 Thessalonians 4:9-12

9But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another. 10And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more; 11And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; 12That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing. (KJV)

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