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First... hmm....
My husband’s favorite bible verse is Matthew 6:33 “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and all these things will be added to you.” When I hear the word 'first' that is where my mind immediately goes. 
'Seek ye first the kingdom of God'

I desire to rise early and call to God first.
I want to be in His word first.
I pray I will earnestly seek Him first.

As choices arise and opportunity comes by, may I first look to Him.
As decisions are made, I pray I turn to Him first.
As thoughts linger near, I pray I give all to Him.
As moments come both large and small, may I fully enjoy them all because I am looking to my Creator first.

What do I want to come first in 2016?
His way. His truth. His light.

May I not walk according to my desires.
May I not rely on truth as I see it.
May I not attempt to be separate from Him.

He is the way, the truth, the light.
May He come first.
No, that sounds too passive. May I put Him first.
May my first be Him.

*This post is part of a Five Minute Friday adventure where a community of bloggers join together and write for only five minutes using a one word prompt. No edits. No changes. No overthinking. Join the conversation here.

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  1. Visiting from FMF. Great post - serves to remind me of what (who) is worth pursuing "first" this year. (and always)

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