top of page
Search
  • Writer's pictureIsaac Royalty

Success in the New Year

At the beginning of a new year, most of us take stock of ourselves in many ways. Self-improvement covers a wide range of commitments, and these resolutions vary. Most of us are committed to fulfill the promises that we’ve made. We all start out with good intentions, but somewhere along the way we seem to lose the momentum we had just a short time ago. New responsibilities crowd out our initial enthusiasm. Fulfilling those goals takes second place to other things. We need to reexamine our initial priorities.


Physical change is the goal; but we, as believers, need to also evaluate our spiritual fitness. What can we do to improve our relationship to the Lord? All of us are part of the body of Christ, and as such we need to use the talents and abilities He has given us. Pray that He will show you how to serve Him. Think about what you do well—be a person of prayer, teach a Bible class, open your home, go to the mission field or anything else the Lord calls you to do. Be willing. Be available and sensitive to His leading. Take a spiritual inventory of your life. Be honest. Where can there be improvement? What areas of our lives need to change to serve Him as we should? Make this a special year—a new journey with Him as you keep Him as the main focus and realize that your whole world revolves around Him.


-by Ruth Barnes

10 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

OUR REFUGE AND STRENGTH

When we hear the word “refuge,” what comes to mind? A hiding place? Safety from harm? As believers we know that God is our refuge and strength. He is our anchor, keeping us grounded in this turbulent

LIBERTY OR DEATH?

“Give me liberty or give me death.” This statement of Patrick Henry, which no doubt was said with great emotion, showed how strongly he felt about his choice. It was certain that he would not settle

Responsibility

Responsibility. What does this mean? Depending on whom you ask, you will get many answers both negative and positive. To some people new expectations are intimidating, and they are uncomfortable stepp

Comments


bottom of page