How to become the person that you are looking for.
Jesus, help me to become the person that you want me to. Help me to become more like You! Thank you for the life you have given me. Amen.
Of the list that Pastor Bil gave (Do you have a career job? Do you have some kind of marketability to create a large enough income to support a family one day? Are you in good physical shape? Are you healthy emotionally? Are you struggling with any potential addictions? Are you disciplined in the use of your time? Is your boss happy with you? Are you a mess?) determine which ones you currently struggle in and make an action plan on how to grow in those areas.
But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. Matthew 6:33-34 ESV
‘’...seek first...” Matthew 6:33 ESV
If we live by the Spirit, let us also keep in step with the Spirit. Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another. Galatians 5:25-26 ESV
A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24 ESV
A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. Proverbs 17:17 ESV
Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith.. 2 Corinthians 13:5a ESV
Children, obey your parents because you belong to the Lord, for this is the right thing to do. “Honor your father and mother.” This is the first commandment with a promise: If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.” Ephesians 6:1-3 NLT
Don’t stare at me just because the sun has darkened my skin. My brothers were angry with me; they made me work in the vineyard, and so I neglected my complexion. Song of Solomon 1:6 CEV
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. Galatians 5:22-24 ESV