It's not about us
I want to ask you to stop whatever you are doing for just a moment and consider the glory of God.
You’re in the middle of a busy, summer week and you may be facing more than you can handle. Your work is overwhelming. Last week you were focused on the SBC, IMB and NAMB. This week VBS may be running you ragged. Next week you are praying for REST.
I have discovered that busy times can put me in a self-centered mode. At that point, I lose perspective on who God is and who I am. Everything centers around me, my comfort, my happiness and my desires.
That’s not spiritually healthy. Am I serving God or just trying to please myself? It’s time to listen to this Psalm of David, "Give unto the LORD the glory due to His name; Worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness" (Psalms 29:2, NKJ).
The world does not revolve around me. Everything is about the glory of God. His glory is the eternal focus of all things. That’s why Paul reminded the Corinthian church, "...whatever you do, do all to the glory of God" (1 Corinthians 10:31, NKJ).
Concern for the glory of God is the ultimate motive for Christian living. Let’s grow into a Biblical perspective. This might deliver us from the trivial and put the emphasis of our activities on the glory of God.
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