Job 42:2. Many of us ask what God’s will is in our lives, but do we really want to know and know the real power that God has over our lives. We cannot really know God’s will in our lives until we recognize his sovereign power over everything and his knowledge of everything including our own thoughts. He is all powerful, all knowing, and omnipresent.
Luke 14:28. The Bible tells us that we need to measure our risks before we act in whatever we do. This is especially the case when it comes to planning in business. All businesses take some degree of risk to generate income. This could include risking capital to buy raw materials or plant equipment.
Joshua 1:8. From a Christian perspective, daily Bible study and prayer is key to our prosperity. The Bible is God’s guidebook for us to lead prosperous and successful lives. There are numerous examples in the Bible of God promising prosperity by following God’s word.
Genesis 27:41. A simple definition of unforgiveness is "a grudge against someone who has offended you". From a Christian perspective, unforgiveness is a sin in that it is the opposite of forgiveness. Forgiveness is the essence of loving our fellow man while unforgiveness is a sin that results in hate and much worst. Forgiveness is of God while unforgiveness is not of God.
Exodus 20:20. Fear of God is a good emotion, and it is something that should not cause us to run from God. You cannot run or hide from God. Being in fear of God is our acknowledgement that he is an awesome, most powerful God. That he is our first love. We should value having a relationship with God and have a fear of losing that relationship.
Proverbs 12:15. A person that trusts only himself to make good judgment is a fool and is not wise. God created us to rely on Him for His purposes. He is our moral compass who we should trust to make good decisions in life. Without a relationship with God, our Creator, we lose our direction.
Proverbs 26:12. Vanity and conceit make people think that they are wise, but the reality is that their conceit has made them a fool. When we are full of conceit and pride, we think we are wiser than other people and God. We are basically a know-it-all. As the definition of conceit says, we have an “unduly high opinion of ourselves”.
Summary of 2nd Peter 1. Peter tells of the divine power and promises given to all Christians. From our diligence and faith comes virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, godliness, brotherly kindness, and love. As long as Peter is alive, he will stir up these truths in others to prevent their fall.
Proverbs 19:11. The best way to deal with most anger is by thinking before acting. Most anger is driven by pride and selfishness. Most anger is not pleasing to God.