Diligence enable us to exercise our Christian faith to achieve God's purpose in our lives. True faith gives us the diligence and the resolve to live a Christian life that is full of righteousness and love. Our Christian diligence is our proof that we love God. Diligence gives us the assurance of our Christian calling and election. If we have diligence, God will continue to reward us and give us increase. Diligent Christians believe God's promises and act accordingly in a wise and watchful manner. See below for more commentary and scriptures on Christian diligence.
From Faith To Christian Diligence.
Diligence is a key attribute for being a Christian. Christian diligence starts with faith and it is ultimately manifested in love. God has provided us His Word and it is only through Christian diligence that we can fulfill His purpose in our lives. Key Bible Scripture: 2 Peter 1:5 advises us of the importance of diligence in maturing in Christ.
Keeping Diligence Over Your Heart.
Faith enables us to surrender our trust completely to God. Our Christian diligence to do good (versus evil) is the ultimate exercise of our faith to show our love and trust of God. Key Bible Scripture: Proverbs 4:23 advises to keep diligent over your heart.
Christian Diligence Assures That You Will Fulfill Your Calling.
Faith is easy thing to say we have, but faith is not fulfilled until we exercise it. This is done only through Christian diligence. It is faith and our day-to-day diligence that assures our calling and election. Key Bible Scripture: 2 Peter 1:10 advises that Christian diligence will assure that we fulfill our calling.
Christian Diligence - God Rewards the Industrious.
Jesus’ story of the five golden talents is a good example of Christian diligence. The parable illustrates how we should be industrious with the talents that God provides us. If we are faithful in our good works, God will continue to give us increase for the building of His Kingdom. Key Bible Scriptures: Matthew 25:21, Matthew 25:29.
Examples of Values – Christian Diligence.
The parable of the Ten Virgins provides us several examples of how important is for Christians to be diligent in their faith. Christian diligence is where a Christian exercises their faith in a wise, consistent, and earnest effort. Diligent Christians believe God's promises and act accordingly in a wise and watchful manner. Key Bible Scripture: Matthew 25:13 advises us to keep diligent as we know not what the future will bring.