Recalibrate- Insight from June 12, 2017

Son, you're tired, confused, scattered; come to me and I will give you rest.
It's time to recalibrate; a 180. A turnaround. Spend time thinking of everything you've been chasing and write it all down. All. Then come back to me.


Now, the order of your responses, what did that reveal? Correct. I wasn't first.

Deuteronomy 4:29-31 NIV
[29] But if from there you seek the Lord your God, you will find him if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul. [30] When you are in distress and all these things have happened to you, then in later days you will return to the Lord your God and obey him. [31] For the Lord your God is a merciful God; he will not abandon or destroy you or forget the covenant with your ancestors, which he confirmed to them by oath.

1 Kings 22:5 NIV
[5] But Jehoshaphat also said to the king of Israel, “First seek the counsel of the Lord.”

1 Chronicles 16:10 NIV
[10] Glory in his holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.

1 Chronicles 16:11 NIV
[11] Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.

1 Chronicles 22:19 NIV
[19] Now devote your heart and soul to seeking the Lord your God. Begin to build the sanctuary of the Lord God, so that you may bring the ark of the covenant of the Lord and the sacred articles belonging to God into the temple that will be built for the Name of the Lord.”

1 Chronicles 28:9-10 NIV
[9] “And you, my son Solomon, acknowledge the God of your father, and serve him with wholehearted devotion and with a willing mind, for the Lord searches every heart and understands every desire and every thought. If you seek him, he will be found by you; but if you forsake him, he will reject you forever. [10] Consider now, for the Lord has chosen you to build a house as the sanctuary. Be strong and do the work.”

2 Chronicles 7:14-15 NIV
[14] if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land. [15] Now my eyes will be open and my ears attentive to the prayers offered in this place.

2 Chronicles 12:14 NIV
[14] He did evil because he had not set his heart on seeking the Lord.

Son, you know I'm a merciful and forgiving God. You know how much I love you. I want the very best for you and only I know what that is.

Seek me. Seek me first. Seek me with all your heart, mind, soul, and strength.

2 Chronicles 15:2 NIV
[2] He went out to meet Asa and said to him, “Listen to me, Asa and all Judah and Benjamin. The Lord is with you when you are with him. If you seek him, he will be found by you, but if you forsake him, he will forsake you.

2 Chronicles 15:12 NIV
[12] They entered into a covenant to seek the Lord, the God of their ancestors, with all their heart and soul.

2 Chronicles 18:4 NIV
[4] But Jehoshaphat also said to the king of Israel, “First seek the counsel of the Lord.”

2 Chronicles 20:4 NIV
[4] The people of Judah came together to seek help from the Lord; indeed, they came from every town in Judah to seek him.

Seek me and I will open up a whole new world for you. When I am first in your life, I am freed up to bless you. When I am not first, you are; and there's only so much you can do. I am limitless; you are limited. I designed you to run on my fuel; you've been running on your own fuel.