So, do you remember my word for the year….Simple.
The only way I can keep things simple…is by asking this question about anything I do…each and every moment of the day…
Does this Glorify God?
if the answer is no…then, my response is simple….I will not do it.
Sounds simple, right – right? Right…um, NO…that’s only simple for Jesus…he was the only one ever born …and remained perfect.
But, that question is a good place to start.
So, I start each day…with prayer…
and then, a Bible Study with Good Morning Girls. Right now, we are studying Ephesians. The first morning..I ended up studying Ecclesiastes (wrong part of the Bible)…and what I thought was a mistake was truly the hand of God…
3 What do people gain from all their labors
at which they toil under the sun?
4 Generations come and generations go,
but the earth remains forever.
5 The sun rises and the sun sets,
and hurries back to where it rises.
What I was supposed to be reading/writing…I found Tuesday morning:
3 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in the heavenly realms with every spiritual blessing in Christ. 4 For he chose us in him before the creation of the world to be holy and blameless in his sight. In love 5 he[b] predestined us for adoption to sonship[c] through Jesus Christ, in accordance with his pleasure and will— 6 to the praise of his glorious grace, which he has freely given us in the One he loves.
And…that lead me straight to what I am studying with my women’s Discipleship group- the verses I am memorizing this week:
15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him (Colossians 1:15-16)
You see…I need a constant reminder (because I am a sheep) that all of my plans are worthless and meaningless if they are not focused on him and truly if they are not from him! I need to be reminded that he selected his children….before creation….and that through the One he loves…through his son….all things were created…and I need to remember to always chew the cud!
If I focus on those things…then, I remember the beauty of his love for me….and for you!
Join me and Jennifer Janes, as we share our Seeds for the week. Share your verse(s) with us through linking your blog or a comment. We have no rules….no need to use our button, etc…just share and encourage others….
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