Bible verses about "procrastination" | CLV

Proverbs 12:25

25 Anxiety in a man's heart shall bow it down, Yet a good word shall make it rejoice."

Ecclesiastes 11:4

4 He who observes the wind does not sow, And he who examines the thick clouds does not reap."

Ecclesiastes 9:10

10 All that your hand finds to do, do with your vigor, For there is no doing or devising or knowledge or wisdom In the unseen where you are going."

Matthew 6:33

33 Yet seek first the kingdom and its righteousness, and these all shall be added to you."

Luke 12:35

35 Let your loins be girded about and lamps be burning,

Luke 12:40

40 You also become ready, then, for, in an hour which you are not supposing, the Son of Mankind is coming."

John 9:4

4 I must be working the works of Him Who sends Me while it is day. Coming is the night, when no one can work."

Romans 7:20-21

20 Now if what I am not willing, this I am doing, it is no longer I who am effecting it, but Sin which is making its home in me." 21 Consequently, I am finding the law that, at my willing to be doing the ideal, the evil is lying beside me."

Hebrews 12:11

11 Now all discipline, indeed, for the present is not seeming to be a thing of joy, but of sorrow, yet subsequently it is rendering the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those exercised through it."

Philippians 4:13

13 For all am I strong in Him Who is invigorating me - Christ!

Luke 9:59-62

59 Now He said to a different one, "Follow Me!Yet he said, "Lord, permit me first to come away to entomb my father." 60 Yet He said to him, "Let the dead entomb their own dead. Yet you, coming away, publish the kingdom of God." 61 Now a different one also said, "I shall be following Thee, Lord! Yet first permit me to take leave of those in my home." 62 Yet Jesus said to him, "No one, putting forth his hand on a plow and looking behind, is fit in the kingdom of God."

James 4:17

17 Then to one perceiving how to be doing the ideal and not doing it, to him it is sin."

Proverbs 27:1

1 Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may generate."

Proverbs 20:4

4 In autumn the slothful man does not plow; In harvest time he shall be begging, but there will be nothing."

Proverbs 12:24

24 The hand of the industrious shall rule, Yet an indolent man shall become tributary."

Ephesians 5:15-17

15 Be observing accurately, then, brethren, how you are walking, not as unwise, but as wise, 16 reclaiming the era, for the days are wicked." 17 Therefore do not become imprudent, but understand what the will of the Lord is."

Proverbs 13:4

4 The slothful man yearns for a thing, and his soul finds it not, Yet the soul of the industrious is conferred with richness."

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