Learning to Sit at His Feet

31 Days of Following Jesus

October 24, 2017

Remembering God

“…when you eat and are satisfied, be careful that you do not forget the Lord, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery” (Deuteronomy 6:11b-12).

When I read this passage, I was deeply convicted, because I knew I was not in a habit of remembering God. At that time in my life and sometimes since, I have found I am resting too comfortably in all the blessings He has given me, while forgetting the Giver.

The most consistent ways for me to remember God are through worship and gratitude. In worship, my mind can dwell on God’s character. When I am in need, I call to mind that God is good, the Provider, my Strength, my Wisdom, and the Lover of my soul. Doing this can’t help but lead to worship.

In addition to worship, the practice of gratitude turns my eyes from what I lack to what God is doing and has done. When I am reminded of all that He has given me, I am more willing to trust my current and future needs to His care.

– Gina Butz,
Global Digital Strategies

Prayer Requests:

Lord, I want to build the habit of remembering You, the Giver of so many blessings. Help me turn my eyes to You in worship and thankfulness. Show me where I need to depend more deeply on You.

Pray that God would work among our government leaders. Pray that those who know Him would have a profound influence for Christ and that those who don’t know Him would encounter Christ and be transformed by the gospel.

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