Pastor's Pen 1.2.2022

First Things First 
"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you." Matthew 6:33

I'm sure you have learned, as have I, that following directions is important.  Instructions are not to be randomly followed but in the sequence they are given.  To achieve the desired outcome, first things really do come first. 

As we enter this new year, it's good to remember what comes first.   Here's some things to consider:
-Seek God's kingdom following Jesus and enjoying a personal relationship with Him.

-Fill your heart and mind with God's daily exposure to the Scriptures.

-Worship opening your heart before Him and expressing your love and adoration for Who He is and what He has done. 

-Talk things out with praying without ceasing. 

-Serve loving others and addressing their needs ahead of your own. 

Simply keeping Jesus first sounds easy, but we live on a battlefield not a playground. 
So daily put on the full armor of God (Ephesians 6:10-18) and stand strong in the Lord.  Put faith over fear; thanks over doubt and rejoicing over worry. 

Live each day you're given knowing Who is with you and you will have a...

Happy New Year!
Pastor Rick Meyers 

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