Things that matter in life, can they matter to much. What are we trying to achieve. This is not about achieving as a sports person, a creative person and educated personal any qualification for that matter. We are looking at personal value goals’
Most people would say they are a good person. Remember the Rich Young Ruler in Matthew 19 verse 16 to 22: He summed up his life and it sounded ok, and he thought it was ok.
but Our Lord and Our Friend’s standards are higher, after all we are His representatives on earth. we can’t lose the big picture, we are a people of destiny, Eternal destiny.
Do we have a to do list, what is on it, is there anything on it that is going to develop our relationship with Our Lord and Our Friend. Is there something on it that might not be pleasing to Him?
Psalm 119 verses 1 and 2; “Joyful are people of integrity, who follow the instructions of The Lord. Joyful are those who obey His laws and search for Him with all their hearts”.
Ecclesiastes 12 verse 13: “Here is my final conclusion; fear God and obey His commands, for this is everyone’s duty”.
Obeying God is being true to our commitment for Him, is life greatest achievement.
Philippians 2 verse 3: “Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves”.
Let our ambitions and our achievements from them, be transformed by a personal relationship with Our Lord and Our Friend.
O F J.