To apprehend the wealth that God has prepared for you, you need to pay attention to the kind of attitude you sustain. Your attitude is more important than a number of things:
1. Attitude is more important than Ability. Most people planning to succeed in life make a critical mistake on the subject of attitude. They work more on their ability and neglect their attitude. It is your attitude that enhances your ability.
2. Attitude is more important than talent. Without the right attitude, your talent will not result in wealth. Here are three attitudes that you must develop towards life:
i. The attitude of a supreme athlete (2 Timothy 2:3-6): “…if a man also strive for masteries, yet is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.” Lawful striving is a command to the athlete. Righteous winning is what you should strive for in any business you are involved in, don’t be content with participating.
ii. The attitude of an accomplished first-class soldier.This means you should develop a victory mentality. No accord or deals with the enemy. Focus and single mindedness should define your activities in any enterprise that you are a part of. Don’t fight as one beating the air. When your eyes are single, your whole body will be full of light.
iii. The attitude of a successful farmer. Embrace the harvest mentality and work hard so that you can reap a bumper harvest in all your endeavours. The farmer knows how to delay gratification because he plants his best seed in order to have a better harvest in the coming year. Embrace this attitude in your business and vocation and God will visit you.
PRAYER: Lord, I embrace these attitudes into the fabric of my life and calling. I refuse to be complacent in Jesus’ name, Amen!
BIBLE IN A YEAR: Song of Solomon 1:1-4:16, 2 Corinthians 8:16-24, Psalm 50:1-23, Proverbs 22:22-23