How to Succeed at Being Yourself: Finding the Confidence to Fulfill Your Destiny
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At last! The news you've been waiting for! Success, fulfillment, and satisfaction are finally within your reach. In How to Succeed at Being Yourself, Joyce Meyer will help you discover that emotional, spiritual, and social transformation are possible as you begin to see yourself in a whole new way. Through understanding who you are, you will find the confidence to take hold of lasting, fulfilling success. Experience today the joy of becoming the unique person God intended you to be!
cannot trust anyone, but if we give to others or to ourselves the trust that belongs to God alone, we will not experience victory. God will not allow us to succeed until our confidence is in the right place, or more correctly, in the right Person. He is willing to give us the victory, but He must have the glory, which is the credit that is due Him. HAVE CONFIDENCE IN GOD ALONE__________________ Thus says the Lord: Cursed [with great evil] is the strong man who trusts in and relies on frail man,
making weak [human] flesh his arm, and whose mind and heart turn aside from the Lord. Jeremiah 17:5 In order to succeed at anything, we must have confidence, but first and foremost it must be confidence in God, not confidence in anything else. We must develop confidence in God’s love, goodness and mercy. We must believe that He wants us to succeed. God did not create us for failure. We may fail at some things on our way to success, but if we trust Him, He will take even our mistakes and work
Perhaps this Scripture sheds light on why. If we never learn to freely receive from Jesus, we will never learn to freely give to others. Satan has done a good job of deceiving us into believing that we must earn or pay for everything. We have somehow been convinced that we must struggle and strive to get what we want from God. Yet Jesus said, Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28 KJV). “Come unto Me” is a comfortable feeling invitation. It
everyone is against us. In Christ, we can remain standing firm on the inside because we know that our real life is in us, not in the people or circumstances around us. PUT CONFIDENCE IN GOD,NOT IN FLESH__________________ For we [Christians] are the true circumcision, who worship God in spirit and by the Spirit of God and exult and glory and pride ourselves in Jesus Christ, and put no confidence or dependence [on what we are] in the flesh and on outward privileges and physical advantages and
teach. People don’t experience freedom when we teach legalism. They do experience it when we teach righteousness and freedom from condemnation. Legalism never brings people closer to God. It gets them all tied up in rules and regulations and leaves them no time to fellowship with the Lord. They are afraid of Him most of the time and have no interest in coming nearer to Him because they have failed in some way and are now in the guilt cycle. Condemnation destroys personal relationship with God.