Seek First the Kingdom of God, part 2
Earlier this week, we talked about what it means to seek first the kingdom of God. Check it out here.
Now that we know seeking the kingdom first invites us to active participation, what can we do with that? To simplify this, we’ll look at two perspectives; a secular perspective and a biblical perspective. Continue reading “How did Jesus Seek First the Kingdom of God?”
This is the first post in short series about what it means to “Seek first the kingdom of God.”
What does it mean to seek first the kingdom of God?
“But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” Matthew 6:33 & 34 (NRSV)
In the preceding couple of chapters in the gospel of Matthew is this famous sermon we call the Sermon on the Mount. In this sermon, Jesus gives us an outline of how to live. He provides many examples of what “kingdom living” or living as a follower of God, looks like. Continue reading “Seek First the Kingdom of God”
Hi there! My name is Alissa Davis and I am so thankful you are here at Finding Some Grace. I hope you find encouragment, inspiration and maybe even some humor throughout these pages.
Finding Some Grace is about accepting who we are, growing into who we were made to be and learning to love ourselves and others through the process. When I first truly encountered God’s grace, I didn’t understand what I was experiencing.
Accepting grace (from God, other people or ourselves) can be incredibly difficult but in its true form, this gift sits and waits for us to be ready.
A Little More About Me
I’m a pastor a few years out of seminary.
I love to read a lot of different genres.
I relax by playing piano and video games.
Food is what I turn to for comfort more often than I should 🙂
Ice cream is easily my favorite food!
My husband exhibits grace in our marriage every day.
We love outdoor adventures. Biking, camping, hiking, exploring new places, etc.
There are over 150 boards games in our house.
I’m new to the blogging world and would love to connect with you and learn more about your life and experiences. Please leave comments and ask questions!
Whether you are a methodical, step-by-step planner or a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants type, there are times when your plans unexpectedly change. It happens to us all, right?
We have expectations of a situation or relationship; we have plans for how to handle a task or job. But then something or someone gets in the way and our plans go right out the window.
When faced with this situation, we have a couple options: Continue reading “When your plans change”