“Keep honoring God with your life. Stay in peace. Trust His timing, and God will open doors that no man can shut.” —Joel Osteen
Whenever you have success [in life], it’s easy to puff out your chest and claim all the credit.
Yes, of course, you put forth some effort, maybe a lot of effort, but the truth is, it’s God who’s been working in and through you. It’s your Heavenly Father who opens doors and impedes the efforts of your enemies/haters.
Consider what God said to the Israelites in Deuteronomy 8:18—”But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your ancestors, as it is today.” (NIV)
During times of plenty, always remember that God is the source, the sustenance, and the provision—and then give Him the Glory.