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Diligence


1. Christ, an example. Mr 1:35; Lu 2:49.

2. Required by God in

a. Seeking him. 1Ch 22:19; Heb 11:6.

b. Obeying him. De 6:17; 11:13.

c. Hearkening to him. Isa 55:2.

d. Striving after perfection. Php 3:13,14.

e. Cultivating Christian graces. 2Pe 1:5.

f. Keeping the souls. De 4:9.

g. Keeping the heart. Pr 4:23.

h. Labours of love. Heb 6:10-12.

i. Following every good work. 1Ti 5:10.

j. Guarding against defilement. Heb 12:15.

k. Seeking to be found spotless. 2Pe 3:14.

l. Making our call, &c, sure. 2Pe 1:10.

m. Self-examination. Ps 77:6.

n. Lawful business. Pr 27:23; Ec 9:10.

o. Teaching religion. 2Ti 4:2; Jude 1:3.

p. Instructing children. De 11:19.

q. Discharging official duties. De 19:18.

3. Saints should abound in. 2Co 8:7.

4. In the service of God

a. Should be preserved in. Ga 6:9.

b. Is not in vain. 1Co 15:58.

c. Preserves from evil. Ex 15:26.

d. Leads to assured hope. Heb 6:11.

5. God rewards. De 11:14; Heb 11:6.

6. In temporal matters, leads to

a. Favour. Pr 11:27.

b. Prosperity. Pr 10:4; 13:4.

c. Honour. Pr 12:24; 22:29.

7. Illustrated. Pr 6:6-8.

8. Exemplified

a. Jacob. Ge 31:40.

b. Ruth. Ru 2:17.

c. Hezekiah. 2Ch 31:21.

d. Nehemiah, &c. Ne 4:6.

e. Psalmist. Ps 119:60.

f. Apostles. Ac 5:42.

g. Apollos. Ac 18:25.

h. Titus. 2Co 8:22.

i. Paul. 1Th 2:9.

j. Onesiphorus. 2Ti 1:17.