PUT GOD FIRST IN ALL THINGS                                 Matthew 6:25-34

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.” (v33 NKJV)

Until the sixteenth century, scientists believed the earth was the center of the universe and the sun revolved around it. Then an astronomer called Copernicus came along and argued that the sun didn’t revolve around the earth, the earth revolved around the sun. in so doing, he revolutionized the scientific world forever.

And  when it comes to discipleship, Jesus did the same thing.” Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”

At its core, sinfulness is selfishness. It’s enthroning yourself-your desires, your needs, your plans – above all else. You may still seek God, but you don’t seek him “first”. Instead of trying to fulfill purposes, you try to get Him to fulfill yours. Who’s following who? Instead of following  Jesus, you’re trying to get Him to follow you. It doesn’t work that way.”

Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.” (Matthew 16:24-25 NKJV) Note the words “loses his life for My sake” There’s a lot or talk today about “finding yourself.” The way to find yourself – is to seek God.  D. L Moody said, “The world has yet to see what God will do with and for and through and in and by the man or woman who is fully and wholly consecrated to Him.” If you’re willing to surrender yourself to God, there’s no telling what He will do with you. (TWFT)

PRAYER LINE: Not I, but Christ, be honoured, loved, exalted. Not I, but Christ, be seen, be known, be heard. Not I, but Christ, in every look and action. Not I, but Christ, in every thought and word.  – Whiddington


We were created to give God the glory.

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