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Putting God's Kingdom first (2)

February 17, 2020

Word for Today

'Seek the Kingdom of God above all else...'
  • Matthew 6:33 NLT
“As you read the following nine qualities, ask yourself, 'Are these things evident in my life today? Am I developing these fruits so that I may be entrusted with greater responsibility for the advancement of God's Kingdom?'

(1) Merciful and grace-giving. 'God blesses those who are merciful...' 'Stop judging others, and you will not be judged' (Matthew 5:7; 7:1 NLT).

(2) Reconciliatory. 'If...a friend has something against you...go and apologise and be reconciled to him...' (Matthew 5:23-24 TLB).

(3) Teachable. 'Anyone who listens to My teaching and obeys Me is wise...' (Matthew 7:24 NLT).

(4) Courageous. 'Look, I am sending you out as sheep among wolves...don't be afraid...' (Matthew 10:16;26 NLT).

(5) Submitted. 'Anyone who does the will of My Father in Heaven is My brother and sister and mother' (Matthew 12:50 NLT)!

(6) Surrendered. 'If any of you wants to be My follower, you must put aside your selfish ambition, shoulder your cross, and follow Me' (Matthew 16:24 NLT).

(7) Repentant. '...unless you turn from your sins and become as little children, you will never get into the Kingdom of Heaven' (Matthew 18:3 NLT).

(8) Humble. 'But those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted' (Matthew 23:12 NLT).

(9) Servant-minded. 'But among you it should be quite different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant' (Matthew 20:26 NLT).

If you're willing to make Jesus Lord of your life, make His Word the last word on all issues, and seek the fullness of His Spirit - you can live this lifestyle too!”
  • Word for Today - Written by Bob & Debby Gass

Mother Basilea Schlink’s Attitude for Today

"You do not build up the Kingdom of God when you insist upon your rights - instead, you destroy it. Insistence upon one's rights and quarrelling are enemies of the Kingdom of God and of Christ. So choose peace -even at the expense of your rights - and you will be God's friend."
  • Mother Basilea Schlink

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