Summary: How to have success at work: have purpose, integrity, self-development, intensity, and resolve.

1. Work with a purpose

Proverbs 16:3 Commit your work to the Lord, then it will succeed. (TLB)

Proverbs 21:5 The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty. (NIV)

2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. (NIV)

Acts 13:36 "For when David had served God's purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his fathers and his body decayed.” (NIV)

Luke 2:49 And He said to them, "Why did you seek Me? Did you not know that I must be about My Father's business?" (NKJV)

2. Work with integrity

Proverbs 10:9 The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out. (NIV)

Proverbs 16:11 The Lord demands fairness in every business deal. He established this principle. (TLB)

Proverbs 12:3 Wickedness never brings real success; only the godly have that. (TLB)

3. Work with intensity

Proverbs 14:23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. (NIV)

Proverbs 13:4 Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper. (NLT)

4. Work on developing yourself

Proverbs 15:14 A wise person is hungry for knowledge, while the fool feeds on trash. (NLT)

Proverbs 18:15 Intelligent people are always ready to learn. Their ears are open for knowledge. (NLT)

Ecclesiastes 10:10 If the ax is dull and its edge unsharpened, more strength is needed but skill will bring success. (NIV)

5. Work with resolve

Proverbs 24:16 For though a righteous man falls seven times, he rises again, but the wicked are brought down by calamity. (NIV)

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