Nehemiah 9:35 (NIV) Even while they were in their kingdom, enjoying your great goodness to them in the spacious and fertile land you gave them, they did not serve you or turn from their evil ways.
James 2:14 (NIV) What good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him?
Luke 12:47 (NIV) That servant who knows his master's will and does not get ready or does not do what his master wants will be beaten with many blows.
"Half-heartedness and mediocrity don't inspire anybody to do anything."—Adrian Rogers
Leadership, Vol. 10, no. 3. Elesha Hodge, comp., Today's Best Illustrations – Volumes 1-4, (Carol Stream, IL: Christianity Today, 1997), WORDsearch CROSS e-book, Under: "NEGLECT".