Philippians 3:15-16 (MSG) So let’s keep focused on that goal, those of us who want everything God has for us. If any of you have something else in mind, something less than total commitment, God will clear your blurred vision—you’ll see it yet! Now that we’re on the right track, let’s stay on it.
Let this be the year of you establishing your focus on God.
Where’s your focus? Does your limited vision of life keep you from experiencing the world around you?
Will you focus on all the problems and challenges that you expect this new year to bring you or will you simply put your hope, trust and focus on God almighty?
In this New Year 2020, will you trust God and focus on the Lord rather than your own abilities?
Will you enjoy the process of the journey that you are on and allow God to teach you about His grace, mercy, and love for you or will you focus solely on completing the journey without any challenges and controversies?
The power of focus will help you reach the next dimension in your life.
Focus is, without a doubt, the fundamental most important factor that will determine whether or not you will accomplish your purpose in life.
It is not willpower that determines your success. It is not having all the money you need. It is not how rewarding your goal is.
It is not if you meet the right person to help you. It’s going to be your ability to focus. It is how efficiently you can maintain your focus that determines your successful results.
If you can’t keep your focus on the goal you want to achieve or your end game you want to build, there’s little chance of success.
The ability to concentrate on something in your environment and direct mental effort toward it is critical for learning new things, achieving goals, and performing well across a wide variety of situations.
Whether you are trying to finish a report at work or completing a book, your ability to focus can mean the difference between success and failure.
Point to ponder
As we enter the start of a new year, my prayer for you is that you focus more on the character of God and less on your circumstance.
Tell your circumstances about your God, and have an amazing year 2020!
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