Proverbs 24:27New American Standard Bible (NASB)
27 Prepare your work outside
And make it ready for yourself in the field;
Afterwards, then, build your house.
Proverbs 21:5New American Standard Bible (NASB)
5 The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage,
But everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty
Luke 14:28-31New American Standard Bible (NASB)
28 For which one of you, when he wants to build a tower, does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it? 29 Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who observe it begin to ridicule him,30 saying, ‘This man began to build and was not able to finish.’ 31 Or what king, when he sets out to meet another king in battle, will not first sit down and consider whether he is strong enough with ten thousand men to encounter the one coming against him with twenty thousand?
2 Peter 1:10New American Standard Bible (NASB)
10 Therefore, brethren, be all the more diligent to make certain about His calling and choosing you; for as long as you practice these things, you will never stumble;
We should prepare our outside work. Ask unto God on your doings, what we want to do must be commited unto God. All our targets must be prayed upon, prepare yourself ready for your wants and needs. When preparing something, commit it to God always. Be willing to go the extra mile on things. This year we must be ready to provide and do what we have to do to survive. A lazy man is not a successful man, you must be ready to work hard and not to sit around and rest. We should count our costs, we must put God as top priority. We can’t take the easy way around things. Never forget to put your thoughts