25 Bible Verses About Procrastination (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Procrastination (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Procrastination
4 The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing,
while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.
15 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. 17 Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
24 The hand of the diligent will rule,
while the slothful will be put to forced labor.
4 The sluggard does not plow in the autumn;
he will seek at harvest and have nothing.
27:1 Do not boast about tomorrow,
for you do not know what a day may bring.
17 So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.
59 To another he said, “Follow me.” But he said, “Lord, let me first go and bury my father.” 60 And Jesus said to him, “Leave the dead to bury their own dead. But as for you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God.” 61 Yet another said, “I will follow you, Lord, but let me first say farewell to those at my home.” 62 Jesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”
13 I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
11 For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.
33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
25 Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down,
but a good word makes him glad.
4 We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work.
40 You also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”
35 “Stay dressed for action and keep your lamps burning,
10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going.
4 He who observes the wind will not sow,
and he who regards the clouds will not reap.
23 In all toil there is profit,
but mere talk tends only to poverty.
20 Now if I do what I do not want, it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me.
21 So I find it to be a law that when I want to do right, evil lies close at hand.
9 And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
4 A slack hand causes poverty,
but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
9 Whoever is slack in his work
is a brother to him who destroys.
1 Thessalonians 5:2
2 For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night.
28 Do not say to your neighbor, “Go, and come again,
tomorrow I will give it”—when you have it with you.
60 I hasten and do not delay
to keep your commandments.
1 Corinthians 14:40
40 But all things should be done decently and in order.