It’s best to wait for the Lord to promote you. He will elevate you in His timing.
Read: Romans 12:3
For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you.
A critical spirit is like poison killing good intentions. Avoid it!
Read: 2 Timothy 2:16-17
Avoid godless chatter, because those who indulge in it will become more and more ungodly. 17 Their teaching will spread like gangrene.
Stop looking behind when it is time to move ahead.
Read: Philippians 3:13-14
No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it,[a] but I focus on this one thing: Forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead, 14 I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.
Don’t build up walls by not forgiving. Instead, build bridges over which you can pass with forgiveness.
Read: Matthew 6:14
If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you.
Be aware of what you do and say in front of your children because they will follow your lead.
Read: Proverbs 20:7
The godly walk with integrity;
blessed are their children who follow them.
Building character takes patience, focus, and determination – to be honest and truthful in all circumstances and situations. This takes time.
Read: Job 27:6
I will maintain my innocence without wavering.
My conscience is clear for as long as I live.
Do not be the one who talks too much.
Read: Proverbs 10:19
Too much talk leads to sin.
Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.
Be the one who extends courtesy and listens, rather than the one who talks.
Read: Psalms 141:3
Take control of what I say, O Lord,
and guard my lips.
Work to be a good example to your children, your friends and co-workers who are in your circle, at all times.
Read: John 13:15
I have given you an example to follow. Do as I have done to you.
Carefully plan how you’ll spend your time. Do not waste it.
Read: Ecclesiastes 3:17
I said to myself,
“God will bring into judgment
both the righteous and the wicked,
for there will be a time for every activity,
a time to judge every deed.”