Bible verses about "busyness" | CAB

Isaiah 55:1-2

1 You that thirst, go to the water, and all that have no money, go and buy; and eat and drink wine and milk without money or price. 2 Why do you value at the price of money, and give your labor for that which will not satisfy? Hearken to Me, and you shall eat that which is good, and your soul shall feast itself on good things.

Proverbs 3:5

5 Trust in God with all your heart; and be not exalted in your own wisdom.

Matthew 11:28-30

28 Come to Me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light."

1 Corinthians 10:31

31 Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all things for the glory of God.

Matthew 6:33

33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

Haggai 1:5-9

5 And now thus says the Lord Almighty; Consider your ways! 6 You have sown much, but brought in little; you have eaten, and are not satisfied; you have drunk, and are not satisfied with drink, you have clothed yourselves, and have not become warm thereby: and he that earns wages has gathered them into a bag full of holes. 7 Thus says the Lord Almighty; Consider your ways! 8 Go up to the mountain, and cut timber; build the house, and I will take pleasure in it, and be glorified, says the Lord. 9 You looked for much, and there came little; and it was brought into the house, and I blew it away. Therefore thus says the Lord Almighty, Because My house is desolate, and you run everyone into his own house;

Ephesians 5:15-17

15 See then that you walk carefully, not as unwise, but as wise, 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Luke 10:38-42

38 Now it came to pass as they traveled, that He entered into a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. 39 And the woman had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet and was listening to His word. 40 But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she approached Him and said, "Lord, don't You care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Therefore tell her to help me." 41 And Jesus answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. 42 But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her."

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