I often hear some speak of a prayer language. Depending upon your tradition, it might imply speaking in tongues, tongues of praise, heavenly language or your native tongue. Each believer regardless of tradition should employ a prayer cry. To be a Christian without prayer means more than being powerless.
It means to be void of spiritual life. Prayer ostentatiously enjoins us to the divine life where salt never loses its savor and subsequently prayers arise to heaven as incense, a sweet smelling savor. Christ our Source. Prayer does not merely acknowledge the presence of good. It acknowledges the presence of God. Acknowledgment of God is inextricably correlated with the acknowledgement of each other. We are one with the father and one with one another. Would you like to help us shatter stereotypes about men?
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Subscribe to our mailing list: First Name Last Name. Share this Article Like this article? Because being successful involves following a certain set of principles that many have neglected. In the following paragraphs I have outlined seven principles that were originally defined by the founder of the Worldwide Church of God, Mr. Herbert W. Before you can even begin to work toward being successful, you must set the right goal. Imagine that you decide to take a trip. Would it make sense to jump in your car and drive, ignoring road signs or directions?
It is possible that you might discover an interesting place, but you also might drive around in circles. To reach physical and spiritual success, you must begin with the right goals. As Christians, our main goal should be to seek first the Kingdom of God Matthew Matthew But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you. After all, our main duty is to fear God and obey His laws Ecclesiastes Ecclesiastes Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man.
In order to be successful, you must make needed preparations and acquire the necessary education that is required to reach your goal. For example, one of my goals is to become an elementary school teacher. Another aspect of becoming educated is to find the best sources to gather information.
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As we strive to become better Christians, our best source in acquiring knowledge is the Bible. Second Timothy implies that we are to study to be approved by God. Wisdom can be gained by requesting counsel from those who are qualified to give advice Proverbs Proverbs Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.
This principle of achieving and preserving good health—physically, mentally and emotionally—is one that can easily be neglected, but it is vital. Can you be truly successful if you are continually ill? Or you may reach a particular goal that you have sought, but if you are in poor health, you will not benefit as much from reaching that goal.
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There are those who are financially well-off but their lives are very stressful and they have severe health problems. Glorifying God in our bodies includes maintaining our health 1 Corinthians 1 Corinthians 19 What? Achieving good health requires eating properly and getting the right amount of exercise and sleep that your body needs.
As with your car, drive is what propels you forward so that you can achieve your goals. It is essential to have zeal and determination if you are to be successful. While pursuing your goals, it is easy to become lethargic and lose energy when you are tired or things seem to be going wrong. But we are admonished to remain diligent and work with all of our might Ecclesiastes Ecclesiastes Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, where you go.
To be successful at reaching your goals, you should never give up.