Do you know what God is telling you to do? Many miss God’s best because they don’t take time to listen. Take time out of every day to read God’s Word and listen to what He wants you to do.
Read: Psalm 81:8-10
Hear me, my people, and I will warn you—
if you would only listen to me, Israel!
9 You shall have no foreign god among you;
you shall not worship any god other than me.
10 I am the Lord your God,
who brought you up out of Egypt.
Open wide your mouth and I will fill it.
Everything you have comes from God. Be thankful for what you have.
Read: 1 Chronicles 28:8
So now I charge you in the sight of all Israel and of the assembly of the Lord, and in the hearing of our God: Be careful to follow all the commands of the Lord your God, that you may possess this good land and pass it on as an inheritance to your descendants forever.
God uses ordinary people like you and me to do extraordinary things.
Read: Esther 1:9
Queen Vashti also gave a banquet for the women in the royal palace of King Xerxes.
Don’t slack off from doing your God-given responsibilities.
Read: Hebrews 6:12
We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.
Offer the hope from your experiences to others. It’s time to be bold and reach out and help others.
Read: 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.
Let your first goal be pleasing God.
Read: 2 Corinthians 5:9
So we make it our goal to please him, whether we are at home in the body or away from it.
Do not lose heart because your start is small. Hang in there, have faith, and watch what happens.
Read: Job 8:7
“Though your beginning was insignificant,
Yet your end will greatly increase.
Be diligent and you will be successful.
Read: Proverbs 12:24
Diligent hands will rule,
but laziness ends in forced labor.
Character doesn’t just show up out of the blue. It must be developed over time. If you want success, develop your character.
Read: Proverbs 2:20-21
Thus you will walk in the ways of the good
and keep to the paths of the righteous.
21 For the upright will live in the land,
and the blameless will remain in it;
Sometimes when we’ve wronged someone or if they have wronged us it seems impossible to connect with one another again. But God wants us to be friends. Build bridges, not walls. Forgive and forgive and forgive again! He will help you.
Read: Genesis 31:42
If the God of my father, the God of Abraham and the Fear of Isaac, had not been with me, you would surely have sent me away empty-handed. But God has seen my hardship and the toil of my hands, and last night he rebuked you.