5 Bible Verses about Shortcuts, Taking Shortcuts, Avoiding Shortcuts

5 Bible Verses about Shortcuts, Taking Shortcuts, Avoiding Shortcuts.
What does the Bible say about Shortcuts? What does the Bible say about Taking Shortcuts? Join us as we explore this important topic by digging into scriptures.

Dear Friends, Shortcuts have consequences. Shortcuts are dangerous. Abraham and Sarah found out the hard way that taking shortcuts will only get us into trouble (See Genesis 15 & 16). Yes, God will ultimately work everything out for good even when we get ourselves into trouble (Romans 8:28). However, some things are set into motion when we take shortcuts. Our actions may have far reaching consequences, possibly spanning across generations. Beware of taking shortcuts: Beware of taking the easy way out!

Shortcuts lead to poverty
Proverbs 21:5, NLT Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty. Related: Bible Verses for Work

Shortcuts lead to mistakes
Proverbs 19:2, ISV Furthermore, it isn’t good to be ignorant, and whoever rushes into things misses the mark.

Shortcuts may seem profitable in the short term, but they will never gets us anywhere in the long term. Better to do things God’s way!
Psalm 37:7, NLT Be still in the presence of the LORD, and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes. Related: Waiting on the Lord ; Fixing your eyes on God

The diligent will prosper. Take the time to learn, hone your skill, and shine!
Proverbs 22:29, NIV Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings;
Proverbs 10:4, NIV Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.

Don’t look for shortcuts to God
Matthew 7:13, MSG “Don’t look for shortcuts to God. The market is flooded with surefire, easygoing formulas for a successful life that can be practiced in your spare time. Don’t fall for that stuff, even though crowds of people do.

Don’t take shortcuts! Scripture Reminders to close with:
Psalm 32:8, NIV I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you. Show me your ways O Lord
Proverbs 37:5, NLT Commit everything you do to the LORD. Trust him, and he will help you.
Proverbs 16:3, ESV Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.
Psalm 90:17, NIV May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us – yes, establish the work of our hands. (Amen)

For further reading:
Bible Verses about Honesty & Integrity ; Bible Verses about God’s Approval ; Seek God first in all things ; How to get ahead in life ; Trusting God instead of man ; Trusting God one day at a time

Thanks for reading, Dear Friends!
Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com

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