Endure hardship as discipline; God is treating you as his children. For what children are not disciplined by their father? If you are not disciplined—and everyone undergoes discipline—then you are not legitimate, not true sons and daughters at all. ~ Hebrews 12: 7-8
Examine any elite athlete who rises to the top of their field and you will find discipline and commitment.
In the same way, God expects us to discipline our lives and commitment to Him.
Without the disciplines of faith and without God we just seem to stumble and fall. We live - unprepared.
Be disciplined with Study, Worship, Accountability, Prayer, and Service.
Put in the work. It won't be easy, but you'll be better prepared for the game of life.