Proverbs’ Successful Business
Principle #4: Wise planning provides long term stability.
( 21:5 ) The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, but everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty.
LOOK to the LORD in YOUR PLANNING:
( 16:9 ) The mind of a man plans his way but the Lord directs his steps.
( 21:31 ) The horse is prepared for the day of battle, but the victory belongs to the Lord.
SOW TIMELY to REAP BOUNTIFULLY:
( 6:6-8 ) Go to the ant, oh sluggard, observe her ways and be wise, which having no chief, officer or ruler, prepares her food in the summer and gathers her provision in harvest.
( 30:25 ) The ants are not strong folk, but they prepare their food in the summer.
( 20:4 ) The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, so he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
ORGANIZE YOUR EFFORTS:
( 24:27 ) Prepare your work outside and make it ready for yourself in the field. Afterwards, then build your house.
( 27:23-24a ) Know well the condition of your flocks and pay attention to your herds, for riches are not forever…
( 30:27 ) The locusts have no king, yet all of them go out in ranks.
BE A LEARNER:
( 24:4 ) By knowledge the rooms are filled with all precious and pleasant riches.