Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.
My preacher issued a challenge (well, kinda) Sunday and I'd like to extend the same one to you today.
But we know that the Christian life isn't just a ticket to the easy life. He said that we would have trouble. One of mine is putting Him above all else. I have made a commitment in my heart to seek to place Him in front of everything else daily. Before my feet hit the floor in the morning I am praying that He'll be my number one priority that day. Not only Him, but the things that He'd have me to do for His kingdom. His agenda, not mine, is the plan for the day.
So, the challenge is this--put Him #1 for one week. Seek only His approval and His will. Not yours or someone else's. See what happens. Love Him with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength. I think He'll show up for us in ways we never expected.