Matthew 6:33 // But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Matthew 6:33 // But seek FIRST his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
PRIORITY - Treated as more important.
Matthew 6:19-24 // “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. 23 But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness!
24 “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
My HEART follows my MONEY.
Heart —> Money
First century people treasured:
Garments // Grain // Gold
Matthew 6:33-34 // But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
What do I TREASURE?
ETERNAL > TEMPORARY
Romans 12:2 NLT // Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.
Transform - Metamorphao
Everything begins with a thought.
Ecclesiastes 10:2 MSG // Wise thinking leads to right living; Stupid thinking leads to wrong living.
What we think determines how we feel.
Redirect your thoughts.
Isaiah 26:3 NLT // You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!