God Helps Those Who Help Themselves – Bible?

In the Bible we are taught the virtues of hard work, personal responsibility and accountability. Jesus’ parable about the three servants who were each given talents (money) is a simple illustration that we should be wise and industrious with whatever God gives us.

“God helps those who help themselves.” – Bible or Not?

I have heard the quote “God helps those who help themselves” more than I can count, and I’m sure your experience is similar. It is usually quoted when someone who seems fully capable of doing something asks someone else to do it for them, or when someone complains about their circumstances of life and gives up trying. Yes, we can improve the circumstances of our lives when we take responsibility and work to help ourselves, but is this quote Biblical? Find out…

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