Success God’s Way Part 5
Godly Success Requires Diligent Hard Work
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
I.Success God’s Way
A.Seeking God Daily
1.According to God’s Word: Success is being who God has created you to be; doing what God has called you to do; and having what God wants you to have, all through an intimate, personal relationship with Him and renewing your mind to His Word.
a.Seeking God daily in prayer and His Word.
~Genuine, intimate, personal relationship with God.
~The mind renewal process
B.Godly Success Requires Diligent Hard Work
1.(Eph. 2:10 AMP/NLT) You are not just the product of your parent’s passion, you are the product of God’s purpose for your life.
a.(Matt. 5:13-16 MSG; 2 Cor. 5:20 AMP) the Big picture – our work is for more than just making a living it’s representation for the kingdom.
~(Rom. 14:7-13 NLT; 1 Cor. 3:9, 12-15 AMP; 2 Cor. 5:9-10 NIV) the bema seat
2.(Gen. 2:2 NLT; John 5:17 NLT) God works and we are made to work. You cannot succeed if you don’t work!
a.(Acts 18:1-3; 2 Thess. 3:6-15) If you don’t work you don’t eat!
b. (1 Tim. 5:[7-8 NKJV], [9-18 NLT]) widows and pastors.
3.The proverbs repeatedly teach on the importance and value of diligent and hard work.
a.(Prov. 24:27 AMP) prepare your work before you start a family and build a home.
b. (Prov. 18:16 NKJV; Eccl. 3:10-13 AMP; Prov. 19:21 AMP) Know your gifts. Your gifts coincide with your purpose.
c. Find work that is in sync with your gifts and work hard at it.
~(Prov. 6:6-11 NLT)
~(Prov. 10:4, 5, 26 NLT)
~(Prov. 12:11, 24, 27 NLT)
~(Prov. 13:4, 11 NLT)
~(Prov. 14:23 NKJV)
~(Prov. 15:19 NLT)
~(Prov. 16:26 NIV)
~(Prov. 18:9 AMP)
~(Prov. 19:15, 24 NLT)
~(Prov. 20:4, 13 NLT)
~(Prov. 21:5 NLT, 25-26 AMP)
~(Prov. 22:13, 29 NLT)
~(Prov. 24:30-34 NLT)
~(Prov. 26:13-16 NLT)
~(Prov. 27:18 NLT)
~(Prov. 28:19 NLT)
~(Prov. 31:13-27 NLT)
[Pastor Lee Stokes]