“The Discipline: How do I prioritize the relationships in my life?“
As you carry out the assignments God gives you, prioritize the relationships in your life properly.
No matter what, God must remain number one in your life. He will accept no less. As you serve, remember that your assignment is not a substitute for your relationship with God.
If God allows you to marry, your spouse must remain second to God in your life. Protect your marriage. Do not give your spouse what is rightfully God’s, and do not expect them to do for you what only God can do. To do so is to set your relationship up for strife and/or failure.
If God chooses to give you children, they must come third in your life. Your ministry to others will mean little if you don’t minister to your family, those whom God has given into your personal, daily charge. Remember that your children’s friends are no substitute for Mom and Dad.
Other relationships must come after your relationship with God and your immediate family.
Respond to the following in your journal:
What did you learn through Bible study today?
How were you encouraged? How were you challenged?