Biblical Principles to Move you from where you are to where you want to be

Published August 17, 2010 by Pastor Lenora

Biblical Principles to Move you from where you are to where you want to be

1. Wisdom- The Only Problem You Will Ever have is a Wisdom Problem.
a. Wisdom is the master key to all the treasures of life. 2 Chronicles 1:11,12
b. The Fear of God is the beginning of wisdom. Proverbs 9:10/ Ps. 111:10/Job 28:28
c. Wisdom is more powerful than weapons of war. Ecclesiastes 9:18/Is. 33:6/Prov. 12:6
d. Right Relationships increase your wisdom. Proverbs 13:20/ I Cor. 15:33/I Tim. 6:5
e. Wisdom is better than jewels or money. Proverbs 8:12/ Prov. 3:13-15/Job 28:18/Prov. 16:16
f. The wise welcome correction. Proverbs 9:8,9/ Prov. 15:31,32/Prov. 3:11,12
g. Wisdom creates currents of favor and recognition. Proverbs 4:8, Proverbs 8:34,35/Prov. 3:1,4
h. Wisdom guarantees promotion. Proverbs 8:15/ Ezra 7:25
i. When you increase your wisdom you will increase your wealth. Prov. 8, 21/Prov. 3:16/Ps. 112:1,3/ Prov. 14:24
j. Wisdom makes your enemies helpless against you. Luke 21:15/Prov. 16:7/Ecclesiastes 7:12/Prov. 2:6,12,16
k. Wisdom can be imparted by laying on of hands. 2 Tim. 1:6,14/Deut. 34:9/Acts 6:6,8,10
l. The word of God is your source of wisdom. Deut. 4:5-6/Ps. 119:98-100/Prov. 2:6/
m. Wisdom Nuggets:
i. The Problem that Infuriates You the Most is the Problem God has assigned you to solve.
ii. What you are willing to walk away from Determines What God will bring to you.
iii. The Secret of Your Future is hidden in your Daily Routine.
iv. Never complain about what you permit.
2. Discipline- The Key to Victory, Power & Reward in Every Part of Your Life is Personal Discipline.
a. Discipline Your Conversation: Speak always in positive terms, from a position of faith and awareness of what God wants from you.
b. Discipline Your Reading Habits. Psalm 37:21
c. Discipline Your Prayer Life. Stay in constant, personal, contact with God. Be sure you are on speaking terms with Him. Develop and cultivate an up to date prayer list.
d. Discipline Your Friendships. Refuse to associate with people who pull you down. Choose friends who will be the kind of associates you’d like to spend your whole life with.
e. Discipline Yourself with regard to the music you listen to, the television programs you watch and the entertainment you choose.
f. Discipline Your Church Attendance. Develop inner strength by exposing yourself often to the atmosphere of a spiritual church service. Honor the spiritual mentors God places in your life.
g. Discipline Nugget:
i. Discipline is the First Step to Uncommon Success.

3. Assignment- You are here for a Reason.
a. Everything Created Contains an Instruction, An Assignment to Solve a Specific Problem.
b. Your Assignment is Not Decided by you but Discovered by you. Jeremiah 1:4-8
c. Your Assignment is something you Alone Must Discern & Discover. Romans 14:12
d. Nobody Else Knows Your Assignment. Job 33:4/Psalm 139:14-16
e. Your Assignment is Gods Total Focus. Psalm 139:3
i. God Carefully Examines Every Word You Speak Daily. Psalm 139:4
f. The Holy Spirit decides Your Assignment. Psalm 139:5/Ps. 16:8,11/Acts 8:26/Acts 13:1-6
g. The Holy Spirit is your Constant Advisor for Your Assignment. Psalm 139:7-10
h. It is your own Responsibility to Identify Your Assignment. Romans 14:12
i. The Word of God is the Blueprint for your Assignment & must become Your Daily Focus. Ps.119:65
j. Assignment Nugget:
i. You Are on Earth to Solve Problem: That’s why it’s called “The Assignment.”
4. Mentors- Mentors are Trusted Teachers. They are the difference between poverty and prosperity, decrease and increase, lose and gain, pain and pleasure, deterioration and restoration.
a. A mentor is the Master Key to the Success of a Protégé. Prov. 4:7
b. A mentor Guarantees your Promotion. Prov. 4:8-9
c. A mentor can determine Your Wealth. Prov. 8:18
d. A mentor can paralyze Your Enemies. Luke 21:15
e. A mentor can cause Influential People to Listen to You. Deut. 34:9
f. A mentor will require Your Pursuit.
g. A mentor is more interested in Your Success than your Affection.
h. A mentor is not necessarily Your Best Friend.
i. A mentor Sees Things you cannot see.
j. A mentor will become an enemy to the enemies of his or her protégé. Luke 22:31-32
k. An uncommon mentor can create an uncommon protégé.
l. Mentor Nuggets:
i. Recognition of An Uncommon Mentor Will Prevent a Thousand Heartaches.
5. Goal-Setting- The Proof of Your Desire is in Your Pursuit.
a. 4 Reasons Some Never Set Goals
i. Some Have not Tasted the Joy that Goal-Setting Produces
ii. Some Have not been taught the write Goals Down with Clarity.
iii. Some are afraid of Possible Failure.
iv. Some Fail to set Goals Because Memories of Previous Failures Intimidate Them.
b. Goal Setting Nuggets:
i. You Must Decide For Yourself What You Really Want out of Life.
ii. Get Alone with God & His Word.
iii. Write down on a Sheet of Paper every single Dream, Goal & Desire that is presently important to you.
iv. Choose the Top Three Goals out of that List.
v. Be Alert to the people God will send into your life to help you fulfill His purpose, and be responsive to obey God when He Directs Talents to Help fulfill the Dreams of Others.
vi. Taking Time to determine and set your true goals can prevent a wasted lifetime.
6. Time Management- One Minute Can Make a Difference
a. View Time as the Currency of Earth for Success.
b. Study the Success Habits of Achievers.
c. Cultivate a Total Focus on Your Assignment
d. Keep a Calendar or Day Planner with you at all times.
e. Stay aware of each hour as it occurs.
f. Review the appointments and plans of each day continually.
g. Read Continuously.
h. Ask questions that control the focus of every conversation.
i. Enter into conversations for the purpose of advancing toward your assignment
j. Disconnect from people who do not appreciate your time.
k. View time as a wonderful tool God has given you to build your dreams, goals & assignment.

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