Success in Christian Life

How To Succeed In The Christian Life


 Rely on the Holy Spirit.

Dove breaking through with color- Latimer Ramsey

But the Holy Spirit will come upon you and give you power. Then you will tell everyone about me in Jerusalem, in all Judea, in Samaria, and everywhere in the world.” Acts 1:8 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Don’t destroy yourself by getting drunk, but let the Spirit fill your life. Ephesians 5:18 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

“The Spirit shows what is true and will come and guide you into the full truth. The Spirit doesn’t speak on his own. He will tell you only what he has heard from me, and he will let you know what is going to happen” John 16:13 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

 “The Spirit shows what is true and will come and guide you into the full truth.”


Pray without ceasing.

Pray without ceasing…and never stop praying. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Jesus told his disciples a story about how they should keep on praying and never give up: Luke 18:1 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


Search Scriptures daily.

Make time for GodYou search the Scriptures, because you think you will find eternal life in them. The Scriptures tell about me… John 5:39 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

The people in Berea were much nicer than those in Thessalonica, and they gladly accepted the message. Day after day they studied the Scriptures to see if these things were true.  Acts 17:11 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

“I treasure your word above all else; it keeps me from sinning against you.”


 Attend public worship regularly.

Worship RegularlySome people have gotten out of the habit of meeting for worship, but we must not do that. We should keep on encouraging each other, especially since you know that the day of the Lord’s coming is getting closer. Hebrews 10:25 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

“Call my followers together!
They offered me a sacrifice,
and we made an agreement.” Psalms 50:5 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

“Some people have gotten out of the habit of meeting for worship, but we must not do that.”


Give liberally without grudging.

Each of you must make up your own mind about how much to give. But don’t feel sorry that you must give and don’t feel that you are forced to give. God loves people who love to give. 2 Cor. 9:7 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

“It will be packed down, shaken together, and spilling over into your lap.”

If you give to others, you will be given a full amount in return. It will be packed down, shaken together, and spilling over into your lap. The way you treat others is the way you will be treated. Luke 6:38 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


Give attention to missions.

“Go to the people of all nations and make them my disciples. Baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit,…”

You may say that there are still four months until harvest time. But I tell you to look, and you will see that the fields are ripe and

Missionary at work
Missionary at work

ready to harvest. Even now the harvest workers are receiving their reward by gathering a harvest that brings eternal life. Then everyone who planted the seed and everyone who harvests the crop will celebrate together. John 4:35-36 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Go to the people of all nations and make them my disciples. Baptize them in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, and teach them to do everything I have told you. I will be with you always, even until the end of the world. Matt. 28:19-20 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


Forget self – live for others.

But don’t act like them. If you want to be great, you must be the servant of all the others. And if you want to be first, you must be the slave of the rest. The Son of Man did not come to be a slave master, but a slave who will give his life to rescue many people. Matthew 20:26-28 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

We know what love is because Jesus gave his life for us. That’s why we must give our lives for each other. 1 John 3:16 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


“They broke bread together in different homes and shared their food happily and freely, while praising God.”

Witness to someone daily.

They spent their time learning from the apostles, and they were like family to each other. They also broke bread and prayed together. Acts 2:42 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Day after day they met together in the temple. They broke bread together in different homes and shared their food happily and freely, while praising God. Everyone liked them, and each day the Lord added to their group others who were being saved. Acts 2:46-47 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


Keep growing in grace.

Let the wonderful kindness and the understanding that come from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ help you to keep on
growing. Praise Jesus now and forever! Amen. 
2 Peter 3:18 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

…so that his people would learn to serve and his body would grow strong. This will continue until we are united by our faith and by our understanding of the Son of God. Then we will be mature, just as Christ is, and we will be completely like him. We must stop acting like children. We must not let deceitful people trick us by their false teachings, which are like winds that toss us around from place to place. Love should always make us tell the truth. Then we will grow in every way and be more like Christ, the head of the body. Christ holds it together and makes all of its parts work perfectly, as it grows and becomes strong because of love. Ephesians 4:12-16 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


Memorize one verse daily.

I treasure your wordMan with Bible
above all else;
it keeps me from sinning
against you. Psalms 119:11 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

Everyone who has been wise will shine as bright as the sky above, and everyone who has led others to please God will shine like the stars. Daniel 12:3 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


Carry your bible with you always.

Carry Your Bible with you always.They must stick to the true message they were taught, so that their good teaching can help others and correct everyone who opposes it. Titus 1:9 Contemporary English Version (CEV)

…as you hold firmly to the message that gives life. Then on the day when Christ returns, I can take pride in you. I can also know that my work and efforts were not useless. Philippians 2:16 Contemporary English Version (CEV)


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