Be a role model to the next generations by having your actions in agreement with God’s will.
Read: Deuteronomy 11:19-21
Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. 19 Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up. 20 Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates, 21 so that your days and the days of your children may be many in the land the Lord swore to give your ancestors, as many as the days that the heavens are above the earth.
Expect to see God in everyday living. He is smiling, eating, and walking with you, showing you the right way to go.
Read: Psalm 108:1
My heart, O God, is steadfast;
I will sing and make music with all my soul.
When everyone rejects you, He accepts you just as you are.
Read: Psalm 94:14
For the Lord will not forsake his people;
he will not abandon his heritage;
Some people are sensitive about their needs, so fill the need quietly.
Read: Matthew 6:4
Give your gifts in private, and your Father, who sees everything, will reward you.
Reject jealousy and envy. Celebrate with your friends when they succeed.
Read: Proverbs 17:17
A friend loves at all times,
and kinsfolk are born to share adversity.
If you want respect, keep your word.
Read: James 5:12
But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your “Yes” be “Yes,” and your “No,” “No,” lest you fall into judgment.
“I told you so” are words that don’t work when someone is hurting. Reach out to those hurting with comforting words!!!
Read: Isaiah 50:4
The Sovereign Lord has given me his words of wisdom,
so that I know how to comfort the weary.
Morning by morning he wakens me
and opens my understanding to his will.
You will alienate good friends by constantly dwelling on their mistakes. Don’t dwell on it.
Read: Proverbs 17:9
Whoever would foster love covers over an offense,
but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
If you want to be close to Him, draw near to Him.
Read: James 4:8
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
Be interested in what others are doing too. Help them when you can.
Read: Philippians 2:3
Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.