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|you have put off the old man
with his deeds, and have put on the new man who is
renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him,
"Look to Abraham your
father, And to Sarah who bore you; For I called him alone, And blessed him and increased
I am a new man in Christ
|My definition of success is not that of many men who are
thought to be "successful." I am successful in the things which the LORD values.
I am committed to God's Law, and therefore move toward the good and away from the evil.
Because the Spirit gives me obedience, I experience abundant blessing according to the terms of God's Covenant.
I enjoy an abundance of all the good things which God has created.
I enjoy an abundance of all the good qualities which the LORD values.
The LORD provides the conditions necessary for me to become more obedient, and thus more blessed, more happy, more trusting.
Even my enemies are at peace with me, and enjoy the crumbs of success which fall from my table.
Success comes easily to me.
These words resonate in my being; I use them often:
|And we know that all things work together for good to
those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. For whom
He foreknew, He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He
might be the firstborn among many brethren.
-- Romans 8:28-29
I have remembered Thy Name, O LORD, in the night, and have kept