Don’t Forget Why You’re Here

“Be careful that you do not forget the Lord your God, failing to observe his commands, his laws and his decrees that I am giving you this day.” - Deuteronomy 8:11
 
 
I once heard a story about a gentleman who went to a training conference where a course was being taught on how to improve your memory. He spent nearly $200 on the books, tapes and worksheets for the course and brought it home. When he arrived at home, he stored the course and then went about his daily business. He later confessed that he never started the memory course because he forgot where he stored it and hadn’t been able to find it.
 
We all go through peaks (high periods) and valleys (low periods) in life. When trials come our way, that’s often when we cry out to God for His assistance and a stronger connection. But does this passion still hold true when everything is going great? Do you remember to still approach the throne of God for guidance when you are doing great? How good is your memory?
 
If you ever find yourself forgetting about the benefits of being in the presence of God, it’s time to slow down and write down a list of priorities. Is God at the top of the list? Or do you fit Him in if you get time or need His assistance?  
 
We must remember that our blessings come from God. And whether our situation looks amazing, or we are struggling, God still has a plan in that season. The goal is to fulfill His purpose while we are here on earth. So never forget that your purpose is divine is uniquely designed for you. And God wants to be in Your presence.
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