“You who are blessed by my Father; take your
inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world.” (Matt.
A person may be very successful in business,
but not so successful as being a “person”. In fact being a success in one’s own career
is easier but being a successful person is difficult because it takes a
lifetime to accomplish. It is not only
how a person looks on the surface or their influence on others, but what is
of most importance is the value in God's eyes, because in the end God is the
To be a
successful person has five basic elements: first, being honest. The value one has is the impression one
makes on others, if one has lost their image, then they are worthless. Honest people may have immediate loss, but
others will know his true nature, and will feel confidence in accepting him. The Lord Jesus said: But let your
communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil (Mat 5:37).
positive encouragements. Everything
has both a positive and negative aspect, from one thing produces a results. Everyone needs encouragement, including
their own; the benefit of encouraging others is verifying your own judgment. The Lord Jesus said: For unto every one
that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance (Mat
25:29). With more encouragement, there
will be a better cycle of output.
humbly ask for advice. Everyone likes
to help a humble person. Modesty is
not being a thief, but a realization of one’s limitation and desire to improve
is the root for destroying all relationships. The Devil failed, due to his pride. The Lord Jesus said: Blessed are the poor in
spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Mat 5:3).
Compassion and love. This world lacks love,
because human nature is selfish. Love
is sacrifice, love is giving. Only by love
can one overcome all his enemies, and can live forever. The Lord Jesus said: Love God and
others, these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets (Mat
Accepting others. When a person is
criticized, change if one is at fault, the otherwise just laugh it off. The Lord Jesus said: but whosoever shall
smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also (Mat
5:39). Many times, a disadvantage now, will be an
Being a successful as a person, one cannot rely
on one’s own power, only by relying on the Holy Spirit and one live according
to these five principles.