Be happy and read Proverbs 24:19-22.
Don’t let evil people
or make you jealous.
20 They will soon be gone
like the flame of a lamp
that burns out.
21 My children, you must respect
the Lord and the king,
and you must not make friends
with anyone who rebels
against either of them.
22 Who knows what sudden disaster
the Lord or a ruler
He hears you. No matter where you are, the Lord will hear your cry.
Read: Lamentations 3:56-58
You have heard my voice,
“Do not hide Your ear from my prayer for relief,
From my cry for help.”
You drew near on the day I called to You;
You said, “Do not fear.”
O Lord, You have pleaded my soul’s cause [You have guided my way and protected me];
You have rescued and redeemed my life.
Being proud will bring you nothing.
Read: Proverbs 18:12
Proud people will be ruined,
but the humble will be honored.
Watch your mouth. Make sure every word you speak is full of honesty and integrity.
Read: Proverbs 19:5
A false witness will not go unpunished,
And he who breathes out lies will not escape.
When you are generous with the little you have, God will bless you with much more.
Read: I Kings 17:14
For this is what the Lord God of Israel says: ‘The bowl of flour shall not be exhausted nor shall the jar of oil be empty until the day that the Lord sends rain [again] on the face of the earth.
Don’t leave the problems in your relationships unresolved. Go to your brother or sister and reconcile.
Read: Matthew 5:23-24
Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift.
Keep yourself expectant as you encourage others. Wait patiently.
Read: 1 Thessalonians 5:14
And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone.
Let God be your only option.
Read: Proverbs 19:21
You can make many plans,
but the Lord’s purpose will prevail.
Here is the truth…
Read: Romans 14:11
For the Scriptures say,
“‘As surely as I live,’ says the Lord,
‘every knee will bend to me,
and every tongue will declare allegiance to God.
Be quiet. Only God can truly judge.
Read: Romans 14:10
So why do you condemn another believer? Why do you look down on another believer? Remember, we will all stand before the judgment seat of God.