"May the best day of your past Be the worst day of your future." My Dad always wished me this Irish Blessing and I want it to matter today and every other day in my life.
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Are you Craving God?
King James Version (KJV)
33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
I have been thinking about this verse and to be honest I wonder how often I really was 'seeking the kingdom of God'? My passion is obviously for the Lord. It has been said that I cannot speak to people without bringing the Lord into the conversation. With the result in that people steer clear of me and my conversations. When we go somewhere I like to say grace before we have something to eat. It stresses other people out.
Now I am wondering by doing all that I do, am I truly 'seeking the kingdom of God'?
The latest thing that is on my mind is to draw near to the Lord, but how? I have now decided to do things differently, I am now praying that the Holy Spirit work through me, so that I do not offend other people.
So I hope that you and I can be looking to the Lord, please guide me and help me in seeking You Lord.
Acts 2:38-40 (ICB)38 Peter said to them, “Change your hearts and lives and be baptized, each one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. 39 This promise is for you. It is also for your children and for all who are far away. It is for everyone the Lord our God calls to himself.”40 Peter warned them with many other words. He begged them, “Save yourselves from the evil of today’s people!” I say we are too caught up in our own little worlds, we believe that we are capable of so much and that when times are difficult then we call on the Lord Jesus. When nothing happens and we do not receive answered prayers we lose hope and start looking for new ways to get out of the mess we find ourselves in. In the International Children’s Bible we read that “change your hearts and lives and be baptized,” the words that stood out for me is “change your hearts and lives.” I have been thinking about these words. Something m…