But thanks be to God, who always leads us in triumph in Christ (2 Corinthians 2:14, NASB).
Regardless of the difficulty you may be facing today, you are triumphant over it in Christ! God would never allow difficulties in our lives if He did not believe that we could triumph over them! The very fact that you are experiencing a difficulty means that God has prepared a solution in advance and that you can triumph over it!
The word "triumph" in the Greek is the word "thriambeuo" and it means "to grant one complete success" in the Thayer's Greek Lexicon. Your success is complete in light of what Christ did on the cross on your behalf. Remember, that Christ not only died for you but He died as you! His death was your death and His resurrection to new life is your resurrection to new life! The only thing that can prevent you from receiving and realizing the victory that you already have in Christ is an incorrect mindset, which is the reason the Bible admonishes us to allow God's Word to renew our mind (Romans 12:2). God is not concerned about the difficulties in our life because He knows that He has already made provision for your success so believe it, receive it, and watch it manifest!
In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear. Isaiah 54:14
Righteousness is the foundation to be built upon in the life of the Believer! When we understand that we are always the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus (2 Corinthians 5:21), we won't beat ourselves up for "mistakes" that we have made. God's righteousness has been imparted to us as a free gift (Romans 5:17) and is not based on good or bad performance.
It would behoove us to meditate on this fact, especially when we feel like we have blown it! When you feel like you've made a seemingly terrible mistake, say out loud, "I am the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus." Also say, "there is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus" (Romans 8:1). The Bible is emphatic that the way we reign in life is by simply receiving abundance of grace and the gift of righteousness (Romans 5:17). Don't beat yourself up on today about "mistakes" but understand that you are never condemned and remain perpetually righteous!
Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee. Jeremiah 1:5
God knew us before we were even conceived in the womb. Not only was He aware of our identity, but He also knew every "mistake" we would make. There is no mistake too big for God to overcome. Consider Adam and Eve, God expressly forbade them from eating of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil but they disobeyed and ate of it anyway (Genesis 2:17 and Genesis 3:6). Although this was a terrible mistake, it ushered in the greatest manifestation of love the world has ever known through the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus for us on the cross. Conversely, there are times when we believe that we have heard the voice of God and are obedient to His promptings. Later on, we may second guess ourselves and believe that we have made a mistake when things appear to be going in the wrong direction in our lives. Remember though that "a double minded man is unstable in all his ways" James 1:8. We must not be like the Children of Israel who heard the voice of God, came out of Egypt, and later began to doubt God and the decision they had made to obey Him (Numbers 11:5). We must trust God whether we have actually made a mistake or it looks like we have made a mistake. If we have made a mistake, God forgives us of our sins (1 John 1:9) and knew every decision we would make long before we came into existence. Alternatively, when we have heard the voice of God, we must continue to trust Him to work everything out for our good even when it looks like things are chaotic in our lives (Rom 8:28). Either way, there is no need to worry about making an insurmountable mistake!