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1 DILIGENCE By: Zenas the Lawyer

2 Character Council of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

3 Character Council of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Diligence (vs. Slothfulness) Focusing my energy on the work at hand

4 DILIGENCE Diligence …………… constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind. http://www.dictionary.reference

5 Character Council of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky How to Practice Diligence, To practice Diligence I will: Finish my projects Do a job right Follow instructions Concentrate on my work Not be lazy

6 DILIGENCE "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work." Thomas Edison

7 “If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? John Wooden

8 DILIGENCE "The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” Vince Lombardi

9 DILIGENCE "Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life... as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.“ Booker T. Washington

10 DILIGENCE "What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with diligence." Samuel Johnson

11 “Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. Samuel Johnson “Neat and careful workmanship insisted upon and none but competent and experienced carpenters allowed on the work.”


13 “ Every job is a portrait of the person who does it. Autograph your work with excellence. Abraham Lincoln

14 Bible Notes “Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.” Proverbs 10:4 (NIV)

15 Bible Notes “A sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.” Proverbs 13:4 (NIV)

16 Bible Notes “He who is slothful in his work Is a brother to him who is a great destroyer.” Proverbs 18:9 (NIV)

17 “ Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle. Michelangelo



20 Bible Notes “Some time later Joash decided to restore the temple of the Lord. He called together the priests and Levites and said to them, ‘Go to the towns of Judah and collect the money due annually from all Israel, to repair the temple of your God. Do it now.’ But the Levites did not act at once.” 2 Chronicles 24:4,5 (NIV)

21 Bible Notes “The men in charge of the work were diligent, and the repairs progressed under them. They rebuilt the temple of God according to its original design and reinforced it. When they had finished, they brought the rest of the money to the king and Jehoiada, and with it were made articles for the Lord’s temple: articles for the service and for the burnt offerings, and also dishes and other objects of gold and silver. As long as Jehoiada lived, burnt offerings were presented continually in the temple of the Lord.” 2 Chronicles 24:13,14 (NIV)

22 Bible Notes “Whatever the God of heaven has prescribed, let it be done with diligence for the temple of the God of heaven. Why should his wrath fall on the realm of the king and of his sons?” Ezra 7:23 (NIV)

23 Bible Notes “But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance love.” 2 Peter 1:5-7 (NKJV)

24 Bible Notes “In view of all this, make every effort to respond to God’s promises. Supplement your faith with a generous provision of moral excellence, and moral excellence with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with patient endurance, and patient endurance with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love for everyone.” 2 Peter 1:5-7 (NLT)


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