Goals That God Will Bless!

By Pastor Alton Trimble

Manna For Today: Monday, January 4, 2016

Goals That God Will Bless! 2

The importance of goal-setting cannot be overemphasized. Equally important is including God in establishing your goals.

Asking the following questions will aid you in ensuring God is involved in your goal development and achievement:

1. Will this goal honor God?

I Corinthians 10:31So whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.

Remember: Everything can be done for God’s glory! Our motivation is critical.

II Corinthians 5:9So whether we are here in this body or away from this body, our goal is to please Him.

2. Is the goal motivated by love?

Eliminate greed, ego, competition, guilt, envy, materialism and anything else that may try to exalt itself above the knowledge of God.

I Corinthians 16:14And do everything with love.

3. Will this goal require depending on God?

Proverbs 16:9We can make our plans but the Lord determines our steps.

Remember that to move forward successfully you need:

  • God’s Spirit to empower you.

Zechariah 4:6Then he said to me, “This is what the Lord says to Zerubbabel: It is not by force nor by strength, but by my Spirit, says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies.

  • God’s Word to guide you.

Joshua 1:8Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do.

  • God’s people to support you.

Ecclesiastes 4:12A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.

He’s there right now; talk to Him about where He wants you to be and what He wants you to do with your life.

Peace and blessings!

5 thoughts on “Goals That God Will Bless!

  1. Teri Allard

    Thank you Pastor Trimble for this great instruction. So many times we set goals for our own agenda; then when achieve those goals we pat ourselves on the back. And that may be all we get is a pat on the back. We can’t forget how important it is to include God in all our goal-setting because the rewards are so much greater and so much more fulfilling. These instructions keep us from being selfish and point us in the right direction. Amen.

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  2. Michael

    Amen PT!
    For 2016, God is setting my goals high and in accordance with His will. In this way, I know that the only way the goals will be accomplished is with God. There will be no boasting or pride on my part, only a testimony of how great God is when it’s all said and done.

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  3. Don Sullivan

    Amen, whenever I set goals Im always thinking of God. I know if im successful and working towards my goal consistently it will benefit God and His people! Always giving God the glory no matter what I do. Great instruction P.T. I hope we use it to honor God throughout the year and every year!

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  4. Phillip Bell

    Lord God, thank You for your daily word. Please, continue to bless Pastor Trimble as he listens to You and communicates Your will for our lives. Help me today to honor You with this Daniel fast and the study of your word. In Jesus name, Amen.

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