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Ten Traits Of A Successful Saint

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Ten Traits Of A Successful Saint

They Have Faith

  • They trust God.
  • Heb. 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

They Are Obedience

  • They don’t argue with the Bible or the Pastor. They willingly submit to His Word.
  • Rom. 6:17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.

They Live Righteousness

  • They live right. They are honorable, pay their bills, and their word are their bond. They give the Church a good name.
  • Phil. 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

They Are Humble

  • They are not proud or arrogant. Neither do they display attitudes.
  • 1Pet. 5:5 Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

They Love One Another

  • They love, forgive, overlook faults, are not harsh or critical. They are kind and helpful.
  • 1John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

They Surrounded Themselves With Godly Fellowship

  • They are careful about influences in their life. They understand, carnal friends call pull them down and pull them out.
  • 2Tim. 2:22 Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

They Worship:

  • They don’t have to be begged to praise the Lord.
  • Heb. 2:12 Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee.

They Witness

  • They never forget who they are and why they are here.
  • Matt. 5:16 Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

They Have Personal Devotions

  • They include the Lord in their daily living.
  • Acts 3:1 Now Peter and John went up together into the temple at the hour of prayer, being the ninth hour.

They Live A Holy Life

  • They live like, and even look like someone who has given their life to the Lord.
  • Rom. 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

Written by Martyn Ballestero

July 9, 2010 at 9:45 am

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  1. Thanks again for another insightful article.

    M.L. Phillips

    M.L. Phillips

    July 9, 2010 at 10:43 am

  2. very good “top ten” points my friend. enjoyed reading, and this will make its way into the hands of the “saints’ and the “sain’ts” hands of FAC. Thanks for the help…

    james self

    July 9, 2010 at 11:27 am

  3. Another good post for my bible study. Thanks! 🙂

    Linda

    July 16, 2010 at 9:29 am


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