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I always think its funny when I don’t have time to read Gods Word. I do a very basic quick bible reading each day, I just read 1 chapter a day and email my thoughts to Lindsey and another friend. Its just a habit, a forced sort of way to get into Gods word (and I don’t read ANY books otherwise, I hate reading in general). So its good, I get a bit of scripture everyday.
Funny thing is though, the days that I forget to read the bible or don’t have time are often weekends, and more often Sundays. The days when I’m either free to do whatever I want, or the Lords day, these are the days that all the sudden I forget to read the bible, or we don’t have time. We’re rushing off to church for worship practice or doing some other self involved thing and God quickly becomes second place.
Its nothing more then a choice really. A choice each day to keep some priorities, to make some priorities, to focus more on the eternally significant things rather then the passing / temporal things.
I think we would all be (or maybe not??) how little we all spend with God. And by ‘we’ I mean christians. Thankfully we don’t live by a law or a requirement to complete x number of items or read the bible x number of times to measure up. We’re saved by grace alone.
(NKJV) Titus 3:5 not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to His mercy He saved us, through the washing of regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit,
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