Before Your Feet Hit the Floor

 

Psalm 143:8
Remind me each morning of your constant love, for I put my trust in you. My prayers go up to you; show me the way I should go.

What is the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Do you grab your phone to look at the latest news or what you might have missed on social media during your sleep? Do you rush to the kitchen for that cup of hot coffee? How about grabbing the remote control to turn on your favorite morning TV show??

In Psalm 143:8, David wrote, “Remind me each morning of your constant love, for I put my trust in you. My prayers go up to you; show me the way I should go. David saw the necessity of seeking God to direct his steps. He looked to God for guidance for the needs of each day. A sign of spiritual growth is longing to be with the Lord in a time of Bible study and prayer each day. Whether it be in the morning or at night, is there a time in your day in which you spend time with Jesus? Is it a time that you hold each and every day?

This Christmas Eve is a great time to open your Bible and read what the Lord has for you. Start by reading the Christmas Story.  Maybe we could practice this idea of opening our Bibles before our feet hit the floor for the next few days and SEE what the Lord has planned.

Henry Ward Beecher said, “The first hour of the morning is the rudder of the day.”

Nothing, not even coffee, will begin your day like time alone with God. Seek Him so that you may grow closer to Him. When you make plans to meet God, He will place an intimate joy within your heart. Then you will learn to desire His Word every single morning.

  • Mary Blaudow

    Wonderful post!! And I have to share that I have been reading the One Year Chronological Bible this year. I get up an extra hour early, make my coffee, and read! It has been the best learning experience of my life. I understand God’s word so much better. I highly recommend this to anyone who has tried to get through the whole Bible in a year and gets bogged down. I have already decided to read it again in 2018. Praise the Lord and Merry Christmas Everyone!