7 Reasons Some People Are Not Successful - Outline

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Here are the seven reasons why some people are not successful.

1.         Ignorant

2 Corinthians 2:11

1 Peter 2:15  

John 3:3

I Peter 2:24

James 5:16

John 10:10

Mark 16:20

Acts 2:43: 14:3

Numbers 23:19

2.         Stupid

Isaiah 44:18 NLT

Stupid means you know but you’re not doing anything with what you know.

Scripture has seven things to say about being stupid and none of it is positive.

First, stupid people don’t have common sense. Proverbs 30:2 NLT

Second, stupid people only get worse without divine intervention.  Proverbs 14:24 MSG

Third, stupid people make bad financial decisions.  Proverbs 17:18 MSG

Fifth, stupid people create their own failures.  Proverbs 19:3 MSG

Sixth, stupid people don’t think before they speak.  Proverbs 18:13 MSG

Seventh, stupid people aren’t so willing to receive correction.  Proverbs 12:1 NLT

Proverbs 26:4 MSG

Proverbs 18:15 TLB

3.         Lazy

Here are seven reasons why lazy people aren’t successful.

First, a lazy person will lead a dirt-poor life.                                            Proverbs 6:6 MSG

Second, a lazy person will lose whatever wealth they do have.         Proverbs 10:4 NLT

Third, a lazy employee is an irritation to his/her employer.      Proverbs 10:26 MSG

Fourth, a lazy person is not capable of success.                                   Proverbs 12:24 TLB

Fifth, a lazy person will never find fulfillment and/or satisfaction in life.

Proverbs 12:27 MSG

Sixth, a lazy person’s wealth will always be a dream, never reality.  Proverbs 13:4 NLT

Seventh, a lazy person will be followed by trouble wherever they go and whatever they do.       Proverbs 15:19 TLB

4.         Lack of motivation

First, you’re motivated by love.                                                      Hebrews 10:24 NLT

Second, you’re motivated by example.                                        Proverbs 16:10 MSG

Third, you’re motivated by helping others.                                  Romans 15:14-15 MSG

Fourth, you’re motivated by envy.                                                 Ecclesiastes 4:4 MSG

Fifth, you’re motivated by faith.                                                     Hebrews 11:27 AMP

Sixth, you’re motivated by hope.                                                   1 Thessalonians 1:3 AMP

Seventh, you’re motivated for the right reasons.                       1 Peter 5:2 AMP

5.         Lack of Commitment

Titus 2:14 NLT

Raymond Chandler, the mystery novelist who said:

“Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.”

6.         Lack of Focus

1 Peter 1:13

7.         Lack of Spiritual Depth

Ephesians 4:14