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Giving God first place

Daily Thought

Your Word for 22 July 2024

Genesis 48:21
Then he said to Joseph, ‘Look, I am about to die, but God will be with you and bring you back to the land of your fathers.’

How is it possible to give God first place?

  1. Don’t be defensive, or make excuses.
  2. Be serious about putting God first.
  3. Come to God determined to be heard!
  4. Be specific about the things that have taken the place of priority in your life.
  5. Ask God to forgive you!
  6. By a decisive action, place Him on the throne of your life.
  7. Start pursuing God.

First-things-FirstJust like with Abraham, God tests our hearts. Sooner or later He will bring us to this test. If Abraham had not passed the test, the whole of history, as we know it today would have been different. But Abraham passed the test! So can we!
When we come to the point of testing, we don’t have many options. Let’s pass the test and put first things first.
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