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Your actions, in passing, pass not away, for every good work is a grain of seed for eternal life.
- Bernard of Clairvaux

    Author: Assorted Authors

The church is made up of individuals. It can do nothing except as its members work, and work together.

    Author: James H. Aughey

A work with the Blessing of God upon it should be our normal work.

    Author: Watchman Nee

To inaugurate a work is no small matter. Christians should never initiate anything presumptuously on the basis of need, profit, or merit. These may not indicate God's will in the slightest.

    Author: Watchman Nee

The Holy Spirit moves people themselves to work, never setting aside man's personality; the evil spirit demands men to be entirely inactive so that he may work in their place, reducing man's spirit to a robot.

    Author: Watchman Nee

Frequently what we say is rest is merely laziness. Our body requires respite and so does our mind and spirit. But a person should never rest because of a laziness which arises from the evil nature in his emotion. How often laziness and emotional distaste for work join to employ physical fatigue as a cover-up.

    Author: Watchman Nee

The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.

    Author: Thomas Aquinas

To live well is to work well, to show a good activity.

    Author: Thomas Aquinas

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness. He has a work, a life-purpose; he has found it, and will follow it! Labor is life.

    Author: Thomas Carlyle

In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ.

    Author: William Gurnall

And when God comes to reckon with his workmen, the ploughman and the sower shall have his penny, as well as the harvest-man and the reaper.

    Author: William Gurnall

To get a man soundly saved it is not enough to put on him a pair of new breeches, to give him regular work, or even to give him a University education. These things are all outside a man, and if the inside remains unchanged you have wasted your labor. You must in some way or other graft upon the man's nature a new nature, which has in it the element of the Divine.

    Author: William Booth

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