7 Things Winners Think About - Outline

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First, wisdom.

Proverbs 4:7 AMP

“The beginning of Wisdom is: get Wisdom (skillful and godly Wisdom)! [For skillful and godly Wisdom is the principal thing.] And with all you have gotten, get understanding (discernment, comprehension, and interpretation).”

James 1:5 AMP

“If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God [Who gives] to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.”

James 4:2 NLT

“. . . Yet you don’t have what you want because you don’t ask God for it.”

Second, plans.

Proverbs 16:3 NLT

“Commit your actions to the Lord, and your plans will succeed.”

Proverbs 19:21

“Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that will prevail.”

Psalm 20:4 NLT

“May he grant your heart’s desires and make all your plans succeed.” 

Proverbs 15:22NLT

“Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success.”

Third, priorities.

Matthew 6:33

“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.”

Fourth, money.

Luke 14:28 NLV

“If one of you wanted to build a large building, you would sit down first and think of how much money it would take to build it. You would see if you had enough money to finish it.

Fifth, time.

Psalm 90:12 CEV

“Teach us to use wisely all the time we have.”

Ephesians 5:16 AMP

“Making the very most of the time [buying up each opportunity], because the days are evil.”

Sixth, problem-solving.

Here are seven ways every problem solver should think.

# 1       What you think about a problem will determine whether or not. . .you believe you can solve it.

# 2       You must recognize you can’t solve your problems … but God can.

Psalm 34:19 NCV

“People who do what is right may have many problems, but the Lord will solve them all.”

# 3       Take your problems to God. . .no one else. . .but God.

Psalm 142:2 NCV

“I pour out my problems to him; I tell him my troubles.”

Exodus 18:19 NIRV

"Listen to me. I'll give you some advice, and may God be with you. You must speak to God for the people. Take their problems to him.”

# 4       You must learn to solve small problems if you ever want to be given the opportunity to solve bigger problems.

1 Corinthians 6:2 CEV

“Don't you know that God's people will judge the world? And if you are going to judge the world, can't you settle small problems?”

# 5       Problems help you build your endurance and stick-to-itiveness.

Romans 5:3 NLT

“We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance.”

# 6       When you become a problem-solver you become more requested in the Kingdom of God and in the world.

Daniel 5:12 CEV

“He also changed the man's name from Daniel to Belteshazzar. Not only is he wise and intelligent, but he can explain dreams and riddles and solve difficult problems. Send for Daniel, and he will tell you what the writing means.”

# 7       When you solve problems. . .you receive rewards.

Daniel 5:16 CEV

“But I have been told that you understand everything and that you can solve difficult problems. Now then, if you can read this writing and tell me what it means, you will become the third most powerful man in my kingdom. You will wear royal purple robes and have a gold chain around your neck.”

Seventh, attitude.

Here are seven keys that every winner learns to master.

# 1       Have a Never Give Up Attitude

2 Corinthians 4:8 CEV

“We often suffer, but we are never crushed. Even when we don't know what to do, we never give up.”

Luke 18:1 NLT

“One day Jesus told his disciples a story to show that they should always pray and never give up.”

Romans 12:11 CEV

“Never give up. Eagerly follow the Holy Spirit and serve the Lord.”

Psalm 71:14 CEV

“I will never give up hope or stop praising you.”

2 Corinthians 4:16 NLT

“That is why we never give up. Though our bodies are dying, our spirits are being renewed every day.”

2 Corinthians 4:1 NLT

“Therefore, since God in his mercy has given us this new way, we never give up.”

2 Timothy 3:10 NCV

“[Obey the Teachings ] But you have followed what I teach, the way I live, my goal, faith, patience, and love. You know I never give up.”

# 2       Never Let Your Victories Or Success Go To Your Head

Deuteronomy 15:15 NLT

“Remember that you were once slaves in the land of Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you!”

Deuteronomy 26:11 NLT

“Afterward you may go and celebrate because of all the good things the Lord your God has given to you and your household. Remember to include the Levites and the foreigners living among you in the celebration.”

# 3       Never Let Failure Go To Your Heart

# 4       Never Get Hardening of the Attitude

# 5       Never Allow Your Spirit To Become Anemic

Proverbs 3:21 TLB

“Have two goals: wisdom—that is, knowing and doing right—and common sense. Don’t let them slip away, for they fill you with living energy and bring you honor and respect.”

Matthew 22:29 NLT

“Jesus replied, “Your mistake is that you don’t know the Scriptures, and you don’t know the power of God.”

# 6       Never Think You Did It Alone

John 10:10 NLT

“The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.”

Romans 12:3 MSG

“I'm speaking to you out of deep gratitude for all that God has given me, and especially as I have responsibilities in relation to you. Living then, as every one of you does, in pure grace, it's important that you not misinterpret yourselves as people who are bringing this goodness to God. No, God brings it all to you. The only accurate way to understand ourselves is by what God is and by what he does for us, not by what we are and what we do for him.”

2 Corinthians 2:12 NLT

“When I came to the city of Troas to preach the Good News of Christ, the Lord opened a door of opportunity for me.”

# 7       Never doubt for a moment. . .that He’s thinking about you and your success.

Psalm 40:17 TLB

I am poor and weak, yet the Lord is thinking about me right now!”