Behold, I stand at the door, and knock if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. Jesus Christ. John 1:17
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the Lord.
Sandor Viczian

Sandor Viczian

The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Proverbs 21:1 – 21:31

  1 The king’s heart [is] in the hand of the Lord, [as] the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.
  2 Every way of a man [is] right in his own eyes: but the Lord pondereth the hearts.
  3 To do justice and judgment [is] more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
  4 An high look, and a proud heart, [and] the plowing of the wicked, [is] sin.
  5 The thoughts of the diligent [tend] only to plenteousness; but of every one [that is] hasty only to want.
  6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue [is] a vanity tossed to and fro of them that seek death.
  7 The robbery of the wicked shall destroy them; because they refuse to do judgment.
  8 The way of man [is] froward and strange: but [as for] the pure, his work [is] right.
  9 It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house.
  10 The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.
  11 When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receiveth knowledge.
  12 The righteous [man] wisely considereth the house of the wicked: [but God] overthroweth the wicked for [their] wickedness.
  13 Whoso stoppeth his ears at the cry of the poor, he also shall cry himself, but shall not be heard.
  14 A gift in secret pacifieth anger: and a reward in the bosom strong wrath.
  15 [It is] joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction [shall be] to the workers of iniquity.
  16 The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead.
  17 He that loveth pleasure [shall be] a poor man: he that loveth wine and oil shall not be rich.
  18 The wicked [shall be] a ransom for the righteous, and the transgressor for the upright.
  19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.
  20 There is treasure to be desired and oil in the dwelling of the wise; but a foolish man spendeth it up.
  21 He that followeth after righteousness and mercy findeth life, righteousness, and honour.
  22 A wise [man] scaleth the city of the mighty, and casteth down the strength of the confidence thereof.
  23 Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.
  24 Proud [and] haughty scorner [is] his name, who dealeth in proud wrath.
  25 The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
  26 He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
  27 The sacrifice of the wicked [is] abomination: how much more, [when] he bringeth it with a wicked mind?
  28 A false witness shall perish: but the man that heareth speaketh constantly.
  29 A wicked man hardeneth his face: but [as for] the upright, he directeth his way.
  30 There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the Lord.
  31 The horse [is] prepared against the day of battle: but safety [is] of the Lord.

STATEMENT OF FAITH
We Believe…

In one God, eternally existent in three persons – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit;

In the absolute deity and full humanity of our Lord Jesus Christ, God the Son, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His miracles, His substitutionary and atoning death for all through His shed blood, His bodily resurrection, His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and His personal return in power and glory to judge the living and the dead;

In the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is empowered to live a holy life, to witness and work for the Lord Jesus Christ;

In the divine inspiration of all 66 books of the Old and New Testaments as originally given, guaranteeing their infallibility, entire trustworthiness, and supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct;

That all people are sinners and cannot save themselves. Salvation is received as a free gift of God’s grace, apart from works, through repentance and personal faith in the redemptive work of Christ and the regenerating power of the Holy Spirit;

In the bodily resurrection of both the saved and the lost, the eternal blessedness of the saved, and the eternal punishment of the lost;

In the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ who are thus members of His Body, the Church, whose work is the worship of God, perfecting the saints, and evangelization of the world.

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