This article talks about Christian priorities. Specifically, putting Christ first.
Matthew 6:25-34, tells us: 1) God will provide for us, 2) We should
avoid worry, and 3) We should seek God first. In this passage, Jesus
points out that God provides for our needs. Jesus utilizes examples
from nature to describe how God is able to care for us. Jesus talks
about God, and his ability to provide sour smallest need to our
greatest needs (vs. 26 & 28&29)
In addition, Jesus exhorts us not to worry (vs. 31 & 34).
As men and women this is sometimes very difficult to do. Jesus’
rationale for us is that we are not able to add to our stature
(vs.27). A small example is when we go to extremes to stay young,
and unwrinkled. I am not mentioning this to condemn this pursuit,
but to say that we should keep our efforts and actions in proper
Finally, verse 33 is worth committing to memory. This is especially
true in today’s society. We want to acquire as much materially
as possible, and in some cases non-tangibles, such as fame and power. At times, we may pursue material possessions, and non-tangibles to the point that we get dangerously close to compromising our relationship with God. Verse 33 can help us to maintain the proper focus in our lives. Where do you place God in your life?