How To Be Successful

March 11, 2015 Save Article

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Proverbs 3:5-10 (Program: 1903, Air dates: 10.5.2014 & 10.12.2014)

  1. INTRODUCTION
    1. One of the most asked questions of Christians and non-Christians alike is, “What is God’s will for my life?”
    2. Our knowledge has doubled, but our trouble has tripled.
      1. Daniel 12:4
    3. God has given us a wonderful promise about His will for us.
      1. Proverbs 3:5-10
      2. Isaiah 58:11
      3. Psalm 32:8
    4. It is our duty and joy to find, to follow and to finish the will of God for our lives.
  1. FULL DEPENDENCE ( Proverbs 3:5-6)
    1. Complete confidence
      1. Proverbs 3:5
      2. We must trust in the Lord with all of our heart.
      3. It’s hard to trust someone we don’t know.
      4. If we want to know the will of God, we must first get to know God.
      5. We must not trust our own understanding.
        1. Proverbs 3:7
        2. Proverbs 14:12
        3. Jeremiah 10:23-24
        4. Proverbs 2:1-5
    2. Constant compliance
      1. Proverbs 3:5-6
      2. We must acknowledge God in all things.
      3. We must not be afraid of God’s will.
        1. 1 John 4:18
        2. Romans 8:32
        3. John 4:34
        4. Psalm 37:4
  1. FAITHFUL DIRECTION (Proverbs 3:5-6)
    1. How will God direct our path?
      1. Through the Word of God
        1. Psalm 119:105
        2. God’s will is described throughout the Bible.
          1. It is God’s will that we be saved.
            1. 2 Peter 3:9
          2. It is God’s will that we be filled with the Spirit.
            1. Ephesians 5:17-18
          3. It is God’s will that we be sanctified.
            1. 1 Thessalonians 4:3
      2. Through prayer
        1. Acts 1:24
        2. Acts 8:29
        3. Acts 13:2
        4. Nehemiah 7:5
      3. Through wisdom
        1. James 1:5
          1. Wisdom is spiritual common sense.
        2. Romans 12:2
        3. Ephesians 5:1
        4. 1 Corinthians 10:15
      4. Through providence
        1. Revelation 3:8
          1. God will open and shut doors for you.
  1. FORCEFUL DYNAMIC (Proverbs 3:6)
    1. God will not only direct our path, but He will also clear our path.
      1. Isaiah 40:3-4
  1. CONCLUSION
    1. When we get serious about the will of God, we will give Him all of our trust, all of our ways and all of our increase.
      1. Proverbs 3:5-6,9
      2. Luke 16:10

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