One thing God hates is slothfulness in His people. It is not merely a problem that afflicts individuals; it is a sin. The book of Proverbs has much to say against the sin of sloth and laziness. In the book of Revelation, the Lord admonishes the Laodicean church for their lukewarm attitude concerning the things of God.
I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth. (Rev 3:15-16)
Those are very harsh words … and they were directed to a body of believers in a local church! ...continue reading