Poverty the Offspring of Idleness
Idleness the Devil's Workshop
The Miserable Excuses of the Idler
The sluggard's Vineyard
The Sluggard's Teacher
The Conceit of the Sluggard
1. Poverty the Offspring
Proverbs 10:4-5 Lazy
people are soon poor; hard workers get rich. 5 A wise youth
harvests in the summer, but one who sleeps during harvest is a disgrace.
Proverbs 19:15 Lazy
people sleep soundly, but idleness leaves them hungry.
2. Idleness the Devil's
1 Timothy 5:13 And if
they are on the list, they will learn to be lazy and will spend their time
gossiping from house to house, meddling in other people’s business and talking
about things they shouldn’t.
3. The Miserable Excuses
of the Idler
Proverbs 20:4 Those
too lazy to plow in the right season will have no food at the harvest.
Proverbs 22:13 The
lazy person claims, “There’s a lion out there! If I go outside, I might be
4. The sluggard's Vineyard
Proverbs 24:30-31 I
walked by the field of a lazy person, the vineyard of one with no common
sense. 31 I saw that it was
overgrown with nettles. It was covered with weeds, and its
walls were broken down.
5. The Sluggard's Teacher
Proverbs 6:6 Take a
lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and
6. The Conceit of the
Proverbs 26:16 Lazy
people consider themselves smarter than seven wise counselors.
Outline is from the Dixon Analytical Bible
Scripture is from the New Living Bible
courtesy of www.biblegateway.com
Arranged and modified by HKM 11/04/2010