FREE CHRISTIAN REPRINT ARTICLES
Christian Articles for All of your Publishing Needs!
LIKE US
Translate this Page Here







HOME
Free Daily Devotional
and Verse for Your
Website or Blog

FOR WRITERS

Member Login
Submit Articles
Manage Articles
Writer Benefits
Author Terms
Writer Help
More Writer Help
FOR READERS

Recent Articles
Browse Articles
Search Articles
Search Writers
FOR PUBLISHERS

Ezines / Email Alerts
Manage Subscriptions
Terms of Service
MORE ARTICLES
ON OUR MAIN SITE














Word Count: 484 Send Article To Friend Print/Use Article

Success Foundation-An Attitude of Praise and Thanksgiving for a Prosperous New Year
by Ngozi Nwoke  
1/21/2012 / Christian Living


The height of a building is determined by its foundation. Also, how prosperous a year turns out is largely determined by its starting point. When you start well and continue in the same, your end shall surely be successful. And one way to start well is by imbibing the attitude of praise and thanksgiving.

Rejoice evermore. In everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you - 1 Thessalonians 5:16, 18 (KJV). Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your request be made known unto God Philippians 4:6 (KJV, emphasis mine). But thou art holy, O thou that inhabitest the praises of Israel Psalm 22:3

An attitude of praise and thanksgiving makes a merry heart. And a merry heart does good like medicine. It takes a joyful heart to go through a day, week, month and year, challenges notwithstanding. A praise-full and thankful heart always sees a reason to praise God and be happy.

If you desire a prosperous New Year, then check your success foundation. How much of gratitude unto God do you have? Can it carry you through the year or do you need a refill? A praise-full heart commands wonders because the God of wonders only dwells in such environments.

Make it a habit to praise or thank God in everything, no matter the situation. It could have been worse you know. Every morning thank God for the day before and praise Him for the day and what He is going to do. This speaks so much of your expectation, and certainly your expectation shall not be cut off.

An attitude of praise and thanksgiving will affect your thoughts, words and actions. It will affect your relationships, responses to issues including offences (which will surely come). Furthermore, it will affect your choices and your daily choices affect your tomorrow.

As simple as it may sound and seem, to cultivate this attitude is not easy for many people. This is because some persons see it as foolishness though it is the wisest thing to do to enjoy a prosperous New Year. Others find it justifiable to murmur and complain. Amazingly, many people think it is their duty to worry over issues.

I have realised, from experience that murmuring, complaining and worrying do not solve any problem, rather they compound issues. They cloud your mind and prevent you from thinking constructively. But praise and thanksgiving ventilate your mind and allows you to think straight.

Many people are quick to pray, which is good but adding praise gives quicker results. Praise invites God of success and wonders into your situation immediately. And where God is, there is liberty and fullness of joy.

In conclusion, God has ordained a glorious and prosperous New Year for you. How strong is your success foundation? What is your starting point? Your attitude determines your altitude.

Ngozi Nwoke is a teacher, counselor and author of "Peace Money Can't Buy" and "The Man Jesus" . She has a passion to teach people how to enjoy peace, God's love and christian living for more fulfilling life. Want more fulfilling life? Subscribe for free email updates today. http://stepswithgod.co

Article Source: http://www.faithwriters.com-CHRISTIAN WRITERS
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Ngozi Nwoke  

Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.



User Comments




    Enter comments below. Due to spam, all hyperlinks posted in the comments are now immediately disabled by our system.

    Please type the following word below:


    Not readable? Change text.





The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer



Main FaithWriters Site | Acceptable Use Policy

By using this site you agree to our Acceptable Use Policy .

© FaithWriters.com. All rights reserved.


FaithWriters.com Free Reprint Articles - Your place for Christian articles, Christian poems, Christian stories and much more.