Born for It - Week of Oct. 11

Put First Things First
By Twyla Betha

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment.
- Matthew 22:37-38

If anyone were to ask me what one of the most important lessons I’ve learned in walking with God, I would say, “Put first things first.”

Many people today have their priorities of life out of order, causing them not to get the results they truly desire. Many put their job or career first, family responsibilities second, themselves third, and God at church on Sunday down the line. Often the thoughts of feeling overwhelmed and frustrated set in because of being imbalanced and out of order.  

We must put our lives in proper order so that we can experience the peace and joy that has always been in God’s plan for us. God is first. Family is second.  Career comes after family.  For example, in the morning you wake up acknowledging God in prayer first.  Before you try to start the day doing anything else, acknowledge God. Watch and see how different the day is when you start with God first. Then, you  commune with the family, before  you go to work.

God wants to be first in your life. He makes that truth perfectly clear in today’s verse when He says that loving God is the first and great commandment. He asks you to love him with all of your heart, all of your soul, and with all your mind.

Put God first in life… and let Him help you put your life in order!

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