How to Demonstrate Attentiveness

to God

  • Spend time with the Lord first thing in the morning (Psalm 5:3; Mark 1:35)
  • Listen to the Word of God (Revelation 1:3)
  • Remove thoughts that distract from God
  • Use fasting to concentrate on the Lord (Matthew 6:16-18)

to Parents

  • Honor the presence of your parents (Leviticus 19:32)
  • Look at the faces of your parents
  • Look into the eyes of your parents (Psalm 32:8)
  • Remember the words of your parents (Proverbs 6:20-22)
  • Let them know where you are at all times

in Church

  • Sit up and lean slightly forward
  • Look at the speaker
  • Don’t watch your watch
  • Take notes on what you hear
  • Stifle yawns, coughs, and sneezes
  • Dress up for church
  • Sit as close to the front as possible

to your Civil Authorities

  • Pray for your civil authorities (1 Timothy 2:2)
  • Learn how God uses civil authorities ( 1 Peter 2:14)
  • Know and honor the law in your community

to your Employers

  • Learn the priorities of your employer
  • Protect the name of your employerDeflect praise to your employer
  • Demonstrate attentiveness to detail
  • Have the attitude of a servant – become excited about making him successful