And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him. (Hebrews 11:16).
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Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ. (Romans 10:17)
Be a servant.
11. The greatest among you will be your servant. 12. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted. (Matthew 23:11-12)
Invest in your God given gifts.
-Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father... (James 1:17)
-A man’s gift makes room for him, And brings him before great men. (Proverb 18:16).
-Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them:... (Romans 12: 6a)
Dedicate your success to God.
Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. (I Corinthians 15:58).
Be focused. Have goals. Have a clear vision.
-Where there is no vision, the people perish... (Proverb 29:18a)
- For as he thinks in his heart, so is he (Proverb 23:7)
Don't be hindered by opinions and perceptions that are contrary to God's thoughts towards you.
-Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ; (II Corinthian 10:5).
11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. (Jeremiah 29:11).
Be like Christ.
For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many. (Mark 10:45)