We have 73 days remaining in 2016. . .it’s time for each of us to prepare for the battles ahead. . .and the victories to come.
Here are seven preparations for your inevitable successes even in the midst of adversity.
# 1 Prepare for battle.
Alexander Graham Bell once said:
“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.”
Ephesians 6:13 in the Message Bible says:
“Be prepared. You're up against far more than you can handle on your own. Take all the help you can get, every weapon God has issued, so that when it's all over but the shouting you'll still be on your feet. Truth, righteousness, peace, faith, and salvation are more than words. Learn how to apply them. You'll need them throughout your life. God's Word is an indispensable weapon. In the same way, prayer is essential in this ongoing warfare. Pray hard and long. Pray for your brothers and sisters. Keep your eyes open. Keep each other's spirits up so that no one falls behind or drops out.”
The World English Dictionary defines preparation as: