Sunday Messages

Sun, Feb 13, 2011

Putting God First

In the first commandment, God stresses the importance of putting Him first in all of our life. Learn how to have no other gods before the true God for your family in this important message.
Duration:34 mins 49 secs

Putting God First

Building Strong Families – Part 1

Life Church February 13, 2011

Pastor Dan Walker

 

 

 

 

Deuteronomy 6:6-7 (NIV) These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.

 

 

 

 

1. Put God ___________

 

Exodus 20:3 (NIV) You shall have no other gods before me.

 

 

 

 

Proverbs 3:6 (NIV) in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.

 

 

 

 

2. _______ do I put God first?

 

A. Give God priority in your ________________

Proverbs 13:20 (NIV) He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.

 

 

 

 

Proverbs 12:26 (NIV) A righteous man is cautious in friendship, but the way of the wicked leads them astray.

 

 

 

 

 

B. Give God priority in your ________________

Ephesians 5:16-17 (CEV) These are evil times, so make every minute count. Don't be stupid. Instead, find out what the Lord wants you to do.

 

 

 

 

Mark 1:35 (NIV) Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.

 

 

 

 

C. Give God priority in your ________________

Proverbs 3:9-10 (NIV) Honor the LORD with your wealth, with the firstfruits of all your crops; then your barns will be filled to overflowing, and your vats will brim over with new wine.

 

 

 

 

2 Corinthians 8:12 (NLT) Whatever you give is acceptable if you give it eagerly. And give according to what you have, not what you don’t have.

 

 

 

 

D. Give God priority in your ________________

Psalm 50:15 (NIV) Call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you will honor me.

 

 

 

 

3. How do you know when God is first in your life?

You stop _____________

Matthew 6:33-34 (NLT) Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. So don’t worry about tomorrow.