A Word from The Word Zone

Every week, read a new encouraging verse from the Bible.

Explore a new related word each week as Pastor Karl encourages you in your ministry in our Encouraging Words Zone.
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Free Passion

How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest— and poverty will come on you like a thief and scarcity like an armed man. Proverbs 6:6-11

Passion from The Word
Free Diligence - Kings

Do you see a man diligent in his business? He shall stand before kings! Proverbs 22:29

Diligence from The Word
Free Diligence - Plans

The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance, but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty. Proverbs 21:5

Diligence from The Word
Free Action - Hasten

I hasten and do not delay to keep your commandments. Psalm 119:60

Action from The Word
Free Action - Task

Arise, for it is your task, and we are with you; be strong and do it. Ezra 10:4

Action from The Word
Free Imitation

Imitate me, as I also imitate Christ. 1 Corinthians 11:1

Imitation from The Word
Free Investment

Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matthew 6:19-21

Investment from The Word
Free Accountability

So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God. Romans 14:12

Accountability from The Word
Free Prayer

Pray without ceasing. 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Prayer from The Word
Free Challenge

And we urge you, brothers, warn those who are idle, encourage the timid, help the weak, be patient with everyone. 1 Thessalonians 5:14

Challenge from The Word
Free Connection

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6

Connection from The Word
Free Teamwork

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ.. Ephesians 4:11-12

Teamwork from The Word
Free Determination

In hard work there is always something gained, but idle talk leads only to poverty. Proverbs 14:23

Determination from The Word
Free Creativity

“Let us make man in our image, in our likeness...” Genesis 1:26

Creativity from The Word
Free Drive

In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps. Proverbs 16:9

Drive from The Word
Free Vision

With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible. Matthew 19:26

Vision from The Word
Free Vision

Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that a runner may read it. Habakkuk 2:2

Vision from The Word
Free Vision

Where there is no vision, the people perish. Proverbs 29:18 (KJV)

Vision from The Word
Free Initiative

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

Initiative from The Word
Free Focus

Planning ahead will protect you, and understanding will guard you. These will keep you from following the wrong path and will protect you from those who have evil plans. Such people have left the straight path and now walk in darkness. Proverbs 2:11-13

Focus from The Word
Free Pause

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10

Pause from The Word
Free Zeal

Never be lacking in zeal but keep your spiritual fervor serving the Lord. Romans 12:11

Zeal from The Word
Free Trust

Let a man regard us in this manner, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. In this case, moreover, it is required of stewards that one be found trustworthy. 1 Corinthians 4:1-2

Trust from The Word
Free Procrastination

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is. Ephesians 5:15-17

Procrastination from The Word
Free Effort

For the dream comes through much effort and the voice of a fool through many words. Ecclesiastes 5:3

Effort from The Word
Free Outlook

A man’s heart plans his way, But the LORD directs his steps. Proverbs 16:9

Outlook from The Word
Free Kindness

Your own soul is nourished when you are kind but you destroy yourself when you are cruel. Proverbs 11:17

Kindness from The Word
Free Proactive

Arise, for it is your task, and we are with you; be strong and do it.” Ezra 10:4

Proactive from The Word
Free Purpose

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. II Timothy 4:7

Purpose from The Word
Free Urgency

Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order to provide for urgent needs and not live unproductive lives. Titus 3:14

Urgency from The Word
Free Risk

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Ephesians 6:12

Risk from The Word
Free Preparation

Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 1:13

Preparation from The Word
Free Perseverance

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9

Perseverance from The Word
Free Intentionality

Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21

Intentionality from The Word
Free Courage

Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. 1 Corinthians 15:58

Courage from The Word
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