How to set my life straight? You can do it by God's words, by following this simple things:
1. Pro. 4:23 - Guard your thought patterns. All we think is what we are.
Pro 4:23 Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life. (ESV)
(GNB) Be careful how you think; your life is shaped by your thoughts. - Pro. 4:23
Pro 14:30 A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
Pro 14:33 Wisdom resteth in the heart of him that hath understanding: but that which is in the midst of fools is made known.
Pro 15:13 A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
Pro 4:23 And keep watch over your heart with all care; so you will have life.
Our lifestyle starts with how we think we will run our lifestyle. If we think we are failures, then it failures will follow us. If we think we are successful, then success is before and after our paths. We will be successful of how we think.
2. Pro. 4:23 - Guard the wellspring or source of your lifestyle.
Pro 4:23 Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.
Who do we copy? Who do we imitate? Imitate God, Christ and the Holy Spirit and your lifestyle will be good. Don't forget to imitate your leaders too as they imitate Christ.
3Jn 1:11 My loved one, do not be copying what is evil, but what is good. He who does good is of God: he who does evil has not seen God.
2Th 3:7 For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us, because we were not idle when we were with you, (ESV)
Heb 13:7 Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.
1Co 11:1 Imitate me, then, just as I imitate Christ. (GNB) (Apostle Paul said)
3. Pro 4:24 - Don't speak of ungodly things.
Good real people speak what they think, and think what they say. No hypocrisy within their hearts and mouth. Is it necessary for me to tell you that avoid people that talk like this?
Pro 4:24 Put away from you crooked speech, and put devious talk far from you.
Psa 28:3 Draw me not away with the wicked, and with the workers of iniquity; who speak peace with their neighbors, yet evil is in their hearts.
Jer 8:6 I listened and heard, but they did not speak right; no man repented of his wickedness, saying, What have I done? Everyone turned in their own courses, as the horse rushes into the battle.
Jer 9:5 And everyone will deceive his neighbor and will not speak the truth; they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and they weary themselves to commit iniquity.
Pro 2:12 delivering you from the way of evil, from men of perverted speech,
Pro 8:13 The fear of the LORD is hatred of evil. Pride and arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.
Pro 16:27 A worthless man plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.
Tit 2:8 and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.
Psa 10:7 Their speech is filled with curses, lies, and threats; they are quick to speak hateful, evil words.
4. Pro 4:24 - Remove lies from your lips.
We live nowadays in a world that lies is the lifestyle. They call evil as good, good as bad. Those who tell lies, white, grey, black or blue are deceivers themselves and they only deceive themselves.
Pro 4:24 Never say anything that isn't true. Have nothing to do with lies and misleading words. (GNB)
Exo 20:16 Do not tell lies about others. (CEV)
Lev 19:11 Do not steal or tell lies or cheat others. (CEV)
Num 23:19 God is no mere human! He doesn't tell lies or change his mind. God always keeps his promises. (CEV)
Deu 5:20 Do not tell lies about others. (CEV)
Job 6:30 I know right from wrong, and I am not telling lies. (CEV)
Zep 3:13 The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity nor speak lies, and a deceitful tongue shall not be found in their mouth; for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.
5. Pro 4:25 - Set your focus on the future.
The LORD has a good future in store for us, focus on the long term, focus on the future. Live for GOD not for yourself. Focus on the future rewards not on the current pains.
Pro 4:25 Let your eyes look right on, and let your eyelids look straight before you.
Jer 29:11 For I know the purposes which I am purposing for you, says Jehovah; purposes of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.
Jer 29:11 For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans for well-being, and not for calamity, in order to give you a future and a hope. (ISV)
Pro 24:14 so shall knowledge of wisdom be to your soul when you have found there is a future and your hope is not cut off.
1Ti 6:19 storing up for themselves a good foundation for the future, in order that they may take hold of what is truly life.
Heb 11:20 By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau in regard to their future.
Heb 11:13 All these people died having faith. They did not receive the things that were promised, yet they saw them in the distant future and welcomed them, acknowledging that they were strangers and foreigners on earth.
1Ti 6:19 By doing this they store up a treasure for themselves that is a good foundation for the future, so that they can keep their hold on the life that is real.
Jer 31:17 There is hope for your future," declares the LORD. "Your children will return to their own territory."
6. Prov. 4:25 - Focus on your destination (future)
Your future with God is all good and great, focus on it.
Pro 4:25 Keep looking straight ahead, without turning aside.
7. Prov. 4:26 - Inspect your way of life.
God loves us so much that He inspects our way of life to see if it's perfect. Yes, we can be perfect if we believe and follow God's Words (the Bible)
Pro 4:26 Ponder the path of your feet, and all your ways will be established.
Job 7:18 You inspect them every morning and test them every minute.
Zec 1:10 The LORD sent them to go and inspect the earth."
Psa 26:2 Examine me, LORD, and inspect me! Test my heart and mind.
Psa 18:30 Your way is perfect, LORD, and your word is correct. You are a shield for those who run to you for help.
2Sa 22:31 Your way is perfect, LORD, and your word is correct. You are a shield for those who run to you for help.
Psa 119:45 I have gained perfect freedom by following your teachings,
Isa 28:12 He promised you perfect peace and rest, but you refused to listen.
Mat 19:21 Jesus replied, "If you want to be perfect, go sell everything you own! Give the money to the poor, and you will have riches in heaven. Then come and be my follower."
Php 3:12 I have not yet reached my goal, and I am not perfect. But Christ has taken hold of me. So I keep on running and struggling to take hold of the prize.
Rom 12:2 And let not your behaviour be like that of this world, but be changed and made new in mind, so that by experience you may have knowledge of the good and pleasing and complete purpose of God.
8. Prov. 4:26 - Make sure your way is straight.
9. Prov. 4:27 - Don't sway to the left or right.
10. Prov. 4:27 - Stay away from evil
Make sure every step you make you're one step away from evil.
Pro 4:27 Do not turn to the right hand nor to the left; remove your foot from evil.
3Jn 1:11 Beloved, do not imitate the bad, but the good. He who does good is from God, but he who does evil has not seen God.
1Jn 5:19 We know that we are of God, and all the world lies in evil.
1Jn 5:18 We know that everyone who has been born of God does not continue to sin, but the one born of God guards himself, and the evil one does not touch him.
1Jn 2:13 I write to you, fathers, because you have known Him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one. I write to you, little children, because you have known the Father.
1Pe 3:17 For it is better, if the will of God wills it, to suffer for well-doing than for evil-doing.
1Pe 3:12 For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears open to their prayers. But the Lord's face is against those who do evil.