Five (5) Ways to Win With Your Attitude

By Pastor Alton Trimble

Manna For Today: Monday, November 16, 2015

Five (5) Ways to Win With Your Attitude

Life is more than the actions we take; it’s also the attitude with which we take those actions. We should never underestimate the impact of our attitude. Our attitude is a kind of shadow we cast or an example we set. It can become an emotional backbone to our interests or endeavors.

• An inconsistent attitude creates insecurity.

• An indecisive attitude creates uncertainty.

• An impatient attitude creates stress.

• An intolerant attitude creates resentment.

When our attitude goes bad we lose perspective, forget values, stop listening and sometimes act rashly.

So what are the building blocks to a good attitude?

1. Be motivated by love.

Philippians 2:1-2 Is there any encouragement from belonging to Christ? Any comfort from his love? Any fellowship together in the Spirit? Are your hearts tender and compassionate? 2 Then make me truly happy by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other, loving one another, and working together with one mind and purpose.

2. Be willing to trust.

Philippians 2:3Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.

3. Be generous.

Philippians 2:4Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too.

4. Be willing to serve.

Philippians 2:7…instead, He gave up His divine privileges; He took the humble position of a slave and was born as a human being. When He appeared in human form…

5. Be humble.

Philippians 2:8He humbled himself in obedience to God and died a criminal’s death on a cross.

Begin today developing the attributes you think you need most and give birth to a new you!

Peace and blessings!

5 thoughts on “Five (5) Ways to Win With Your Attitude

  1. Phillip Bell

    Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for confirming what I need today. Please, help me to be more humble and service oriented. In the name of Jesus, Your Son, I pray. Amen.

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  2. Michael

    I am thankful that God is already working to remove the impatient attitude in me and is providing all the provisions I need for the day. Great thoughts today, PT!

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  3. Don Sullivan

    Im thanking God right now for making me aware that my attitude needs tweaking in some areaas. Im also thankful that im recognizing ways to help my family and friends adjust theirs. Great word today!

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  4. La Wanda

    I got the (GIST) GHST of the Manna for today. An acronym I created to remember about my attitude be generous, humble, serving and trust. Thank you for the manna today; Pastor T

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  5. LeLe

    Thanks for the reminder. We can not do anything for Christ if our attitudes are bad. Thanks for the quick tools to assist us in getting attitudes in check so that we can be yielded vessels ready to be used by God

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