God helps those who help themselves

God helps those who help themselves

God will assist people who are already putting forth effort toward something without relying solely on divine intervention. A: "I'm really praying hard for an A on my exam." B: "You better start studying. God helps those who help themselves."
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I have heard it said that God helps those who help themselves, but in Britain the state is all too ready to help those who won't help themselves.
The saying is, God helps those who help themselves," she said.
Winning or losing is in the hands of God, but the main thing is for us to try and do our best, as they say God helps those who help themselves," she said.
They say God helps those who help themselves, and Sophie finds her charity mugger friends at Roof And Refuge helped themselves to her dad's 20 grand.
God helps those who help themselves, but those with permits to carry concealed guns will have to settle for divine intervention if a problem arises in church.
Often the resolve is: God helps those who help themselves.
However, 75 percent believe the Bible teaches that God helps those who help themselves.