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1.   A wise person doesn’t play the comparison game…are you being wise?

II Corinthians 10:12 
For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but they measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves among themselves, are not wise.

2.     
Renounce your desire for human praise and your neediness for public recognition!
                                                                                                                               Philippians 2:3  
Let nothing be done through strife and vainglory: but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than themselves.
Philippians 2:4  
Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.

3.   Begin your day with Praise…not with Petitions!

Psalm 145:2 
Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
Psalm 145:3  Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.


4.
   God has given you a gift for something… develop it and use it to help others!

1 Peter 4:10  
As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

5.
   Be wise about good and simple concerning evil!

Romans 16:19  
For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.

6.
   Jesus is the only avenue or source through which we can reach the Father.

St. John 14:6  
Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father , but by me.

7.   What tale or story will be told of the life you lived before others and God?

Psalm 90:9b  
…we spend our years as a tale that is told.
Psalm 90:12   So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
Psalm 90:17  
And let the beauty of the Lord our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.
 

 
 
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