20 Bible Verses about Enabling

2 Thessalonians 3:10-15 ESV / 105 helpful votes

For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. For we hear that some among you walk in idleness, not busy at work, but busybodies. Now such persons we command and encourage in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work quietly and to earn their own living. As for you, brothers, do not grow weary in doing good. If anyone does not obey what we say in this letter, take note of that person, and have nothing to do with him, that he may be ashamed. ...

Galatians 6:5 ESV / 80 helpful votes

For each will have to bear his own load.

Ephesians 5:11 ESV / 77 helpful votes

Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 29 helpful votes

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

2 John 1:11 ESV / 26 helpful votes

For whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works.

Proverbs 3:27 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.

James 4:6 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 17 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Romans 1:32 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Though they know God's decree that those who practice such things deserve to die, they not only do them but give approval to those who practice them.

2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

Ezekiel 33:7-9 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“So you, son of man, I have made a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shall give them warning from me. If I say to the wicked, O wicked one, you shall surely die, and you do not speak to warn the wicked to turn from his way, that wicked person shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand. But if you warn the wicked to turn from his way, and he does not turn from his way, that person shall die in his iniquity, but you will have delivered your soul.

1 Timothy 5:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, nor take part in the sins of others; keep yourself pure.

Galatians 6:2-3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. For if anyone thinks he is something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Matthew 7:21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Proverbs 29:15 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.

Matthew 18:6-7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a great millstone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the depth of the sea. “Woe to the world for temptations to sin! For it is necessary that temptations come, but woe to the one by whom the temptation comes!

Proverbs 30:15 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The leech has two daughters: Give and Give. Three things are never satisfied; four never say, “Enough”:

John 8:32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Psalm 25:8-9 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Good and upright is the Lord; therefore he instructs sinners in the way. He leads the humble in what is right, and teaches the humble his way.

Titus 3:5 ESV / 1 helpful vote

He saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

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