I’m a worrier. Our Messiah unveils God’s approved method of praying and shows us the essential ingredients in constructing a useful prayer. Things we do and say everyday that have eternal ramifications for us and for those around us. Your gift enables our worldwide outreach. A Christian living for God on this earth will one day be rewarded by the Lord. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. 24 No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Amen Matthew 6:9-13 NKJV. Let your neighbor know he or she matters. “In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven, Hallowed be Your Name. Devotional ThoughtsAlthough a rather short verse, this verse is indeed a challenge to us. You would be spending a long time in “paradise” with little to enjoy where you were. We should not let the world scare us away from words like righteous. Daily Devotional Bible Verse. Daily Bible Verse and Devotion – Matthew 6:33 Posted on May 10, 2018. The Father knows our needs and has promised to take care of us. Gives us this day our daily bread. Today I no longer live for myself but Christ. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. Now the final challenge along these lines is to examine our treasure!You see, Jesus tells us that what we treasure shows us where our heart is! This allows us to humble ourselves to God, and pray from the heart. About This Devotional. Daily Nugget: “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” 29 And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. I think you’ll agree with me when I say prayer is the heartbeat to God’s Spirit. As a special gift, we'll send you a free copy of our 30 day devotional ebook on Perseverance. 19 ¶ Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: A Christian can also have everlasting treasures (Mat. © 2005-2015 OpenThouMineEyes.com All Rights Reserved. Make no mistake, my friend, He is watching and responds to an earnest petition. God rescued me from agnosticism. 18 That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly. Daily Nugget: “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” Their eventual destination is determined by what they do while on this Earth. We may claim to value God and the Word and the Church, but is that really what we treasure? 8 Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him. "Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law." Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. Daily Devotion – Hebrews 13:1-2 – Whose Life Matters? Next ›, The mission, passion and purpose of Ligonier Ministries is to proclaim the holiness of God Today’s Reading: That is why we should not be afraid to mention even those needs that we consider the most insignificant whenever we talk to the Lord in prayer. “God, I need you to come through. John Piper Mar 13, 1994 807 Shares God is most glorified in us No matter where you are in life, Jesus has called all of his followers to take up their cross and follow him (Acts 17:11). There are times when we all could benefit from a little encouragement, but are kind words alone sufficient? Matthew 6:33. “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be provided for you” (Matthew 6:33 CSB). Certainly, we must define our basic needs according to what He says that they are, but we are still free, even commanded, to bring all the needs we can think of before His throne of grace. 10 Thy kingdom come. Each of us has profound experiences with God through prayer. 33 Instead, desire first and foremost God’s kingdom and God’s righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Daily Devotion – Hebrews 11:1 – A Call to Persevere in Faith. Instead, we need to model this righteousness even in a hostile environment. Let your co-worker who may not look or think like you know they matter. So, when you struggle with prayer, remember to turn to Christ and pray from the heart. I cringe when I pay $55 for a pair of Cinch jeans (my favorite brand) but they fit better now than the Wranglers ($24.99) I used to order from Amazon. I love sharing with others the impact Christ makes in my life. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Matthew 6 Synagogues: a place of worship for the Jews To help emphasize His point, Jesus uses the birds and the lilies as examples of God’s care for His creation. Sufficient for each day is its own trouble." Since I’ve lost some weight this year I have had to buy new jeans. Required fields are marked *, Daily Devotion – Matthew 6:33 – Seek God’s Kingdom, Trusting God's Provision in the Midst of Anxiety. It’s known as the Lord’s … Fix that problem! Waking up every morning with a roof over your head, food in the fridge, and a job to go to can make it easy to repeat the words Jesus said in Matthew 6:10. 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? Then pray to your Father. Some of us can read these questions and think, “Amen, that is right!”; while still believing these questions have nothing to do with us personally. Let’s talk about 3 things I’ve learned while seeking the kingdom of God first in the middle of anxious times. Imagine you were told you could spend a whole year there in a wonderful hotel with all the food you could eat for free. All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ. Loved your devotion, Jazmin! My personal experience with following Christ’s instruction for prayer resulted in trusting God more.