Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Idle, Idleness

If you think that sitting around your house doing the bare minimum is okay, then think again. Here is what the bible says about idleness.



Unemployed; not turned to appropriate or good use; thoughtless, unprofitable; slothful or sluggish.

The Bible contains many warnigns against falling into such a useless state.

Let me list a few for you to look up:

Idleness Reproved
Prov. 6:6-11

Prov. 18:9

Rom. 12:11

1 Thess. 4:11

2 Thess. 3:10-11

Heb. 6:12

Idleness Produces Poverty

Prov. 10:4-5

Prov. 12:24

Prov. 13:4

Prov. 19:15

Prov. 20:4 & 13

Eccl. 10;18

Idleness a Source of Evil-Speaking

1 Tim. 4:13

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