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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