Don’t run from tests and hardships, brothers and sisters. As difficult as they are, you will ultimately find joy in them. If you embrace them, your faith will blossom under pressure and teach you true patience as you endure. And true patience brought on by endurance will equip you to complete the long journey and …
What’s your definition of success?
Like beauty, success is in the eye of the beholder. My criteria for success may differ from yours, and therein lays the problem. Whenever you attempt to define success according to the wisdom of man, it’s continually subject to change and interpretation. This inconsistency leads to confusion and unfulfilled expectations.
Individuals are left in a quandary as to how to conduct their lives.
King Solomon eventually realized that when temporal success is your ultimate goal in life. It can be fueled by ungodly, evil desires.
Be disciplined and stay on guard. Your enemy the devil is prowling around outside like a roaring lion. Just waiting and hoping for the chance to devour someone. Resist him and be strong in your faith. Knowing that your brothers and sisters throughout the world are fellow sufferers with you. After you have suffered for a little while. …