Was reading this verse and thought about how easy it is to quietly get busy, and to stop seeking Jesus.
Judges 4: 1 ¶ And the children of Israel again did evil in the sight of the LORD, when Ehud was dead.
2 And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin king of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor; the captain of whose host was Sisera, which dwelt in Harosheth of the Gentiles.
Mt 6:33 But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
Actually putting God, first, and getting up ½ hour or so earlier, to seek Jesus, in prayer and His Word, should be Christianity 101. Deliberately making Jesus the Lord of not only our life, but each and every day.
Continually determined to progressively know Him more, to align our lives more and more with His Word, and to become more like him, day by day, week by week, month by month, and year by year, should be normal Christian living. Yet, we wonder why our nation is in trouble, with huge problems, that government cannot solve, nor is designed to.
Ps 33:12 Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; and the people whom he hath chosen for his own inheritance.
Question is always an individual and personal one: Are you seeking first the kingdom of God, today? Are you willing to commit to doing it today, tomorrow, and for the rest of your life?
If you do, your nation will be blessed, prospered, and your life will be good, for God is love.
If not, the devil eventually is no longer your problem as God Himself allows you be sold into more and more bondage, until you hate it enough to cry out to Him, and to do what we all should be doing, every day.
It’s your choice. You are either part of the problem, or part of the solution.
I have so much to do today that I shall spend the first 3 hours in prayer.
‘Father, help me to more in and with you today. Help me to discipline and reschedule my life, to spend the time I need with you, to become a solution to this world’s pain today, in your name I pray Lord Jesus, Amen’