38-40 As they continued their travel, Jesus entered a village. A woman by the name of Martha welcomed him and made him feel quite at home. She had a sister, Mary, who sat before the Master, hanging on every word he said. But Martha was pulled away by all she had to do in the kitchen.
Later, she stepped in, interrupting them. “Master, don’t you care that my sister has abandoned the kitchen to me? Tell her to lend me a hand.”
41-42 The Master said, “Martha, dear Martha, you’re fussing far too much and getting yourself worked up over nothing.
One thing only is essential, and Mary has chosen it—it’s the main course, and won’t be taken from her.”
– Luke 10:38-42
Do not be in a hurry, be in the Spirit.
– BeulahToks Johnson
Further Purpose Scripture Readings; Psalm 27:4. Luke 12:13-21, Isaiah 26:3
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Kingdom Priority Index: It’s Day 1 of the 21-day personal purpose series. For the next 21 days, we will be sharing purpose scriptures, lessons, and prayers with you as a resource to help you put pressure on the earth…!
Purpose is personal. So we encourage you to take responsibility to pray and meditate on the word using these resources.
Lastly, set out a time of prayer daily, especially the night watches/early mornings (between 3am & 6am). Purpose requires your shameless audacity and sacrifice.
God is ever willing and ready, it is up to you to make a demand in a fervent and consistent manner.
Don’t focus on hustle, don’t focus on ministry, don’t focus on activities rather focus on Jesus.
First things first, follow Jesus’ lead to know his desires, don’t try to box Jesus into your desires.
The most essential thing is to get intimate with Jesus Christ who is the word and wisdom of God.
It is not everything that should take your attraction. The word of God is the main attraction. Activity, labor, and people can be distractions. Jesus, your King wants fellowship, not ministry, or activity. Make personal fellowship with Christ and His Spirit your kingdom priority index.
Kingdom purpose starts with the destination. Begin with the end in focus. Your vision, passion, and direction should come from your God’s consciousness.
Don’t start with action, start with God and His words. Talk to God first, Discover God as your source and destination, then proceed to take action from that revelation.
Man shall not live by food and for food alone, but by the word that proceeds from the mouth of God.
Stay where God leads you no matter how uncomfortable it may be, remember Jesus was born in a manger yet He ruled the world.
God is calling you to stay focused and do one thing, not many or all things. Don’t seek the presents and things of God, rather seek the presence and word of God.
The Place of encounter is the place of transformation. As you fellowship, pray and seek the Lord, everything will come together for you. If you go astray or commit sin, don’t let the devil keep you away, simply repent and come back to God.
Your mind must be on God, not your personal net worth or bank account. Don’t let your personal net worth define you, let God and purpose define you. Let the living one be the one you seek after, not greed and personal success.
When you trust God, you will spend time with him, and listen to Him. Obedience to God is evidence of your trust in God.
LET US PRAY:
Father, I choose the kingdom above all else. I choose King Jesus Christ as my destination. I choose your will, interest, and decision in my life.
Lord, I pray that my service, career, relationships, and ambition will not interfere with my fellowship with you. No to all interruptions and distractions in Jesus’ Name. Grant my heart to desire you
Holy Spirit, adjust and align my discernment. Help me to choose what is most beneficial and best for fulfilling my purpose in the name of Jesus. Help me to make you my priority index.
Holy Spirit, help me to soak in all your instruction and to obey all your directions. Focused purpose is what I want. I want God to be my destination.
Father God, help me as I make life-altering choices (in business, relationship, career, ministry, investment, finance, and residency) to know where you are in it all. Holy Spirit, lead me in all and every area of life.
Father reconnect my heart to your throne. May your presence be my greatest joy and uppermost heart desire.
Father God, help me to beware of personal success, achievements, and accolades. Let my heart stay on you, not my net worth. Help me not to put trust in personal success, my trust is in you.
Father, Give me your own peace and let your peace garrison my heart. I put my trust in you, keep me in perfect peace. I store up my joy and faith in you not my career or bank account. I put my focus on you alone.
In Jesus’ Name Amen.
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