Above all Else?
do you know if God is most important in your life?).
That's a good question. It's a question
I have asked myself several times. It is so easy to say that you
don't want to put anything before God, but how do you know that
that's what you mean?
Here's the test: Is there anything that you can
not live without? If the answer is anything but Jesus, then that
is coming between you and God.
It's so easy to get caught up in what we don't
have and forget to be thankful for what the Lord has already given
us. In the book of Job, Job had a lot going for him. And God allowed
Satan to take it all away from him. But Job's faith in God remained
and was enough to carry him through those tough times. So when you
have faith enough that you could lose all your friends, family,
and material objects and even your health, and still make it through
life, that's when you can be sure that you're putting God first.
Remember, it's not about gaining personal gain
or a good reputation in the world, it's about staying on path with