the Lord helps those who help themselves

the Lord helps those who help themselves

You should not rely solely on prayer to attain the things you want; hard work and effort will be rewarded. You can't just sit around, waiting for the phone to ring, you have to keep auditioning—the Lord helps those who help themselves.
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But I told them the Lord helps those who help themselves - and jumped in their minibus.