We live in a world where everyone seems preoccupied with success. Television, the Internet, radio, and magazines give us a global bird’s-eye view of the world’s winners—and losers. And we’re fascinated by it, aren’t we?  But what does it mean to succeed in life? Furthermore, given how the world reacts to successful people, and considering the negative ways that many people strive for personal achievement, is success even a godly pursuit?

Let me answer that question right from the start: Yes. As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, we are not only allowed to strive for success; we’re called to do so. God is overwhelmingly interested in our victories, but as sinful men and women, we often get confused about this issue. Therefore, we must begin by understanding a true and godly definition of success.

What Is Success?

Read the full article God Wants You to Succeed by By Charles F. Stanley.

If the above link does not work, the article can be found in the February 2010 InTouch Magazine archives.

Authentic Christian Living team

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  1. [...] all watch you. What kind of example do you set? Do you support them in Christian living and succeeding in life? At one time or another, we have all asked these [...]

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