The Ultimate Way to Spiritual Success

“11 Now, my son, the Lord be with you that you may be successful, and build the house of the Lord your God just as He has spoken concerning you. 12 Only the Lord give you discretion and understanding, and give you charge over Israel, so that you may keep the law of the Lord your God. 13 Then you will prosper, if you are careful to observe the statutes and the ordinances which the Lord commanded Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and courageous, do not fear nor be dismayed.” 1 Chronicles 22:11-13

David was disqualified to build the temple for God because he had “shed much blood and waged great wars” during his reign BUT God appointed his son Solomon to do it instead. Here’s his encouragement for his son:

“11 Now, my son, the Lord be with you that you may be successful, and build the house of the Lord your God just as He has spoken concerning you. 12 Only the Lord give you discretion and understanding, and give you charge over Israel, so that you may keep the law of the Lord your God. 13 Then you will prosper, if you are careful to observe the statutes and the ordinances which the Lord commanded Moses concerning Israel. Be strong and courageous, do not fear nor be dismayed.” 1 Chronicles 22:11-13

How can I apply this in my personal life? What does God want me to learn from these verses? This is what the Holy Spirit impressed upon my heart.Β The way to spiritual success is obedience to God’s clear command from His Word.

Do I have struggles and doubts? I need to feed my faith by listening to His word!

Do I want to have a godly family?
Do I want to succeed in my studies?
Do I want a godly relationship with the people I meet?

God's Word is our manual to wise living!

God’s Word is our manual to wise living!

I need to read more of His Word! I need to listen to my spiritual authorities! I need to trust and obey God!

Prayer:
Dear Heavenly Father, we are grateful for your blessings. Forgive us for sometimes thinking that success is found somewhere in the world. Help us to remember that being Β spiritually successful is achieved when we trust and followΒ Your Word. Give us Your special grace to always obey you! Bless our desire to honor You with our obedience. Thank You for your help. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen!
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