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Series: Bullseye - Focusing On The One Thing That Changes Everything
Kerry and Chris Shook
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''But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.'' -Matthew 6:33 (NIV)
''Now as they were traveling along, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home. She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listening to His word. But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came up to Him and said, 'Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to do all the serving alone? Then tell her to help me.' But the Lord answered and said to her, 'Martha, Martha, you are worried and bothered about so many things; but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.'''
Luke 10:38-42 (NASB)
The One Thing: A Growing Relationship with Jesus Christ.
First, Let Christ Love You.
''She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listening to His word.'' -Luke 10:39 (NASB)
''But Martha was distracted with all her preparations''
Luke 10:40a (NIV)
''Yet hope returns when I remember this one thing: The Lord's unfailing love and mercy still continue, fresh as the morning, as sure as the sunshine. The Lord is all I have, and so in Him I put my hope.'' -Lamentations 3:21-24 (GNT)
Give Christ the First and Best.
''Seek first God's kingdom and what God wants. Then all your needs will be met as well.'' -Matthew 6:33 (NCV)
We're starting a new series today that I think every one of us desperately needs. We're calling it Bullseye, and it's about living a focused life. It's all about focusing your life and priorities on God's target for you because in our culture of multitasking, our lives quickly get off target and out of focus.
One of our bigges ...
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