Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.
A pastor preached that LOVE is the currency of eternity, and he was right! But the Bible uses different terminology. It says thanks, or thankfulness. Are these contrary to each other? By no means! One is necessary for the other!
A well known Biblical principal is “Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child”. What about GOD’s Rod? Have you known it? Pharaoh certainly did, and I also had one such occasion.