Flashcards in Wisdom Deck (28):
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Then he told them, "Be careful to guard yourselves against every kind of greed, because a person's life doesn't consist of the amount of possessions he has."
John replied, "No one can receive anything unless it has been given to them from heaven.
Already the one who reaps is receiving wages and gathering fruit for eternal life, so that sower and reaper may rejoice together. For here the saying holds true, ‘One sows and another reaps.’ I sent you to reap that for which you did not labor. Others have labored, and you have entered into their labor.”
A man can do no better than eat, drink, and enjoy toils of his labour. This is what I saw, and it was from the hand of God.
"Ask and it shall be given unto you. Search and you will find. Knocking and the door will be opened unto you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
Enter by the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter by it. For narrow is the gate and difficult is the way that leads to life, and there are few who find it.
Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you. “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be loyal to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
“Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
As iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens a friend's character.
Acts 20:35, Matthew 10:8
In all things I did I have shown you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from the LORD. All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the spirit. Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.
When a man's ways please the LORD, he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Better is a little with righteousness than great revenues with injustice.
The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps.
Whoever gives thought to the word will discover good, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD.
The heart of the wise makes his speech judicious and adds persuasiveness to his lips.
Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.
Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control; against such things there is no law.
But I say, live by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of sinful nature. For the sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do. But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.
Isaiah 40:8, 1 Peter 1:24-25
for “All flesh is like grass and all its glory like the flower of grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord remains forever.” And this word is the good news that was preached to you.