GETTING PEOPLE TO LISTEN TO YOU (2) Genesis 39:1-4
And his master saw that the LORD was with him, and that the LORD caused all that he did to prosper in his hands. (v3)
The second credential you need when it comes to getting people to listen to you is. Success. Credibility doesn’t come from knowledge alone; it comes from results. When some people want to succeed, they seek advice from those who have actually accomplished something. When you’re successful, there will always be those who want to listen to you. And if you have a proven track record in an area where they want to succeed, your credibility goes through the roof. So what does it take to be a success? Many different things. Here are a few (1) Habits. Everybody wants to succeed, but few are willing to pay the price. You don’t determine your future, you determine your habits and your habits determine your future. The secret lies in your daily routine. To succeed you must make a habit of doing what those who are unsuccessful don’t do. (2) Opportunity. A successful person makes hay from the grass that grows under the other person’s feet. They don’t restrict their efforts to the hours when the sun shines. They recognize that success takes aspiration, inspiration, and perspiration. (3) Persistence. Success means getting back up each time you fail. Scientist and inventor Louis Pasteur said, “Let me tell you the secret that said,” I believe the will of God prevails, without Him all human reliance is vain, without the assistance of that divine being I cannot succeed with that assistance I cannot fail.” God gave “Joseph…success in everything he did.” And He wants to do the same for you”. (TWFT)
PRAYER LINE: Lord to whom can I go but You! Trust You with my life and the lives of my loved ones. I’m grateful, You direct my thought life.
When life’s struggles make you weary, find strength in the Lord.