“Therefore I came without objection as soon as I was sent for. I ask, then, for what reason have you sent for me?” (Acta 10:29)
Peter asks a thought-provoking question in this passage. Why am I here? I think this is a great question to ask ourselves. We may say we are here to serve and love God and to serve and love others, but if we never take the time to really do these things, how important are they to us? I believe it is important to ask ourselves this question often and make decisions according to these priorities. I know I am guilty of getting caught up in things that don’t really matter and disregarding the things that really do matter. I find myself “majoring on the minors and minoring on the majors.” Jesus broke it down for us when He said, “Love God and love others.” It really can’t be explained any simpler than that. We should remember that Jesus did something extraordinary. He loved us by giving His life away. In doing that, He has shown us how to love others.
The three things that will last forever. Faith, Hope And Love, and the Greatest of these is Love.
We should be asking ourselves the question, why am I here?
The top answers should be..
1) to love and serve God
2) to love and serve others
3) to show and tell others about Jesus
Heavenly Father, Help me to remember what is important. I get confused about my priorities sometimes. Please remind me through Bible teaching, Bible reading and the love and care of others, why I am here. Help me to take the time to remember these things. When it’s all said and done, only what I have done for You will last. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
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