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God Wants You to Prosper!
 God Wants You to Prosper

By Wayne McDonald 
 
Joshua 1:7 says, “Only be strong and very courageous, that you may do according to all the law which Moses my servant commanded you. Turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.” God wants you to prosper! To be successful it takes strength and courage.
 
You must look defeat in the face and let it know that you will never bow to it. Don’t be afraid to step out and try some new things. Of course it always pays to stop and pray and get the mind of God. Whatever you step out to do you will face some resistance.
 
Don’t get all mad and frustrated when it feels like you hit a brick wall. Instead, be strong, grit your teeth, and grab the bull by the horns. Tom Edison had more than a hundred failed attempts before he created the light bulb. Edison’s reply to all those failures was this.
 
He simply stated that he learned one hundred ways how no to make a light bulb. That is someone with a good attitude. He never gave up. He turned every rock of resistance into a stepping stone, and he kept moving forward until he accomplished what he set out to do.
 
Whatever you set out to do will prosper! Just make sure you have the mind of God and take practical steps to get there. Here are some things I do that will help you:

(1) Pray and get the mind of the Lord first.

(2) Write down your vision on paper.

(3) Set up a timeline to have it accomplished. Aim high this will keep you motivated and don’t get upset if it takes longer (it usually does).

(4) Make some type of a practical plan (an action plan – how to accomplish your goals). You must get organized.

(5) Step out by faith.

(6) Do something everyday to move you one step closer to fulfilling you goals.