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How Not to be a Failure

TEXT: Rom. 12:1-2

WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A FAILURE

  1. To be without purpose in life is to be without divine direction.
  2. Allowing things that do not advance your life to occupy your time.
  3. Relating with those that waste your time. 1 Cor. 15:33.
  4. Allowing long time pain to occur than stopping at short time pain.
  5. When you have made mistake in choosing a marriage partner.
  6. Doing things out of pressure or fear even when you know they are wrong.

HOW TO AVOID BEING A FAILURE

  1. Be careful what you allow to come into your mind.
  2. Feed your faith every second and starve your doubt to death. Rom. 10:17.
  3. Never give the devil opportunity to steal the seeds of God's word that keep your spirit lively. Mark 4:14-19.
  4. Make yourself always available where your faith can be stirred up on daily basis. Rom. 10:8-11, 16-17.
  5. Never allow anyone that lives in fear, unbelief and doubt be your close friend. Gal. 3:1-9.
  6. Hope in the face of crises and conflicts.

DISCOVERING GOD'S STANDARD FOR NOW AND TOMORROW

  1. Discover you are created a being of dominion. Gen. 1:26-28, 1 Chr. 4:9-10.
  2. Discover that what you go through is a road to your breakthrough. 1 Peter 5:6-10.
  3. Discover that God is closer and cares for you than you ever think. Isa. 41:9-14.
  4. Discover that God desires the best for you and your family. Jer. 33:3.
  5. Discover the promise of Christ and attach yourself to it. John 14:12-14.
  6. Stay always in tune with what God says concerning you. Jer. 29:11.
  7. Discover that all that you need are already provided by God, just talk to him and have them. Deut. 8:18, Jer. 29:5, 2 Peter 1:2-4 - Cars, houses, lands, airplanes, ships, finances, etc.