Being an Overachiever 6: Summing It Up

Being an Overachiever Day 6: Summing It Up For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. (Psalm‬ 62:1‬, ESV)‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Hopefully, I’m not the only person feeling convicted by the end of this study. I’ve been an overachiever from the very beginning, and I still battle with this in the corporate role I fill. God has given us a free will, and each of us has a choice…

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Being an Overachiever 5: Priorities Put Into Perspective

Being an Overachiever Day 5: Priorities Put Into Perspective But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. (Matthew‬ 6:33‬, ESV‬‬)‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done. (Luke‬ 22:42‬, ESV‬‬)‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ I’ve hinted at this topic over the last few days, and it somewhat overlaps with the previous days. As I’ve…

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Being an Overachiever 4: Learning to Let Go

Being an Overachiever Day 4: Learning to Let Go  Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. (James‬ 5:13‬; ESV‬)‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. (Proverbs‬ 30:5‬, ESV‬‬)‬‬‬‬ This is the topic in our study I struggle writing about the most because I’m not even good at doing this in my own life.…

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Being an Overachiever 3: How Pride Plays Into It

Being an Overachiever Day 3: How Pride Plays Into It But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” (James 4:6, ESV) It is you, O king, who have grown and become strong. Your greatness has grown and reaches to heaven, and your dominion to the ends of the earth. (Daniel‬ 4:22‬, ESV‬)‬‬‬‬ ‬And the king answered and said, "Is not this great…

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Being an Overachiever 2: Being Too Busy

Being an Overachiever Day 2: Being Too Busy  This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. (Psalm 118:24, ESV) Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded. (James 4:8, ESV) We all know that we live in a busy society. We find ourselves rushing from one thing to another…

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Being an Overachiever 1: The Signs of an Overachiever 

Being an Overachiever Day 1: The Signs of an Overachiever  Bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. (Colossians 3:13, ESV) But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, "Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to…

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What Do You Want To Be? 7: Sunday Selah

What Do You Want To Be? Day 7: Sunday Selah  For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control. (2 Timothy 1:7, ESV) This is one of my absolute favorite verses in Scripture to read and reflect on because it’s a reminder of the power of the Holy Spirit who lives within us. God commands us to be like His Son, which isn’t an easy task. Yet…

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What Do You Want To Be? 6: Day of Prayer

What Do You Want To Be? Day 6: Day of Prayer  But he would withdraw to desolate places and pray. (Luke‬ 5:16‬, ESV)‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ We covered a lot of ground in the last couple of days, and I hope you learned at least a few things (if you learned nothing, I sincerely apologize). These qualities of being an encourager, a helper, of being aware and connected ultimately lead up to being like Christ.…

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What Do You Want To Be? 5: Be Like Christ

What Do You Want To Be? Day 5: Be Like Christ  For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 8:38-39, ESV)  A new commandment I give to you, that you love…

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What Do You Want To Be? 4: Be Connected

What Do You Want To Be? Day 4: Be Connected   So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another. (Romans 12:5, ESV) Go and learn what this means: “I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.” For I came not to call the righteous, but sinners. (Matthew 9:13, ESV) There are so many avenues for connection with others in our world today. We can interact on different social…

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