As a teen, realize that God has deposited so much potentials in you that cannot be quantified by any human calculations. There is no telling what you can achieve in life, if only you walk in God’s love and allow His Word guide your path. This is how to become a success in life. If you follow these simple ways, that is, learning to love everyone around you and abiding in God’s instructions for your life as contain in His Word, you will never fail in life.
God almighty gave Joshua the following instructions to keep so that he would be a success in life. “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success” Joshua 1: 8. Can you see that? For Joshua to be a success in life, the simple thing that he had to do was to meditate on the Word of God continuously day and night. This is what you should also do now that you are still very young; go for God’s Word. Study it regularly so that your profiting, advancement or success will be evidence for all to see.
“And we know and have believed the love which God hath in us. God is love; and he that abides in love abides in God, and God abides in Him” 1 John 4: 16. Remember that God is love. If you love others, you will always see good things about them. You will see them the way God sees them and appreciate them that way.
The best way to love others is to start with yourself. Do you love yourself? Do you believe in YOU? According to the Word of God, the first and greatest commandment is to love God. Second on the list, in the order of importance is to love others as yourself. “And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself” Matthew 22: 39. In other words, if you do not love yourself, you cannot love others.
Follow these simple instructions and you will definitely be a huge success in this life.