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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God helps them that help themselves.

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Prov. You cannot depend solely on divine help, but must work yourself to get what you want. You can't spend your days waiting for a good job to find you. God helps those that help themselves. If you want a better education, start studying. God helps those who help themselves.
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God helps those who help themselves. From my faith perspective, this is said in error.
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God helps those who help themselves. Let us help ourselves.
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