Putting God’s Business First


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Putting God‘s Business First

Now therefore thus sayeth the Lord of hosts; Consider your ways. Ye have sown much, and bring in little; ye eat, but ye have not enough;
ye drink, but ye not are filled with drink; ye clothe you, but there
is none warm; and he that earneth wages, earneth wages to put it
into a bag with holes

Haggai 1:5-6

Israel had been defeated and the temple destroyed. Later, God delivered
Israel from their captivity in Babylon and restored to them what had
been lost. Someone had raised the issue of building the Lord’s house
again, but the Israelites didn’t want to spend the money or expend the

Many believers are like these Israelites. They need to consider their ways, to take an inventory of what has happened to their finances. They
are honest, hard-working individuals. They are sowing a lot into the
church, but not bringing in much of a return. They are surviving,
living only from paycheck to paycheck to paycheck. They are working two
jobs, but it is still not enough.

What’s wrong? If you have not put God’s business first, then He won’t
take care of your business.

May the LORD bless Nigeria, American and Israel and take care of us; May the LORD make His face shine upon us, And be gracious to us; May the Lord lift up His countenance upon us, And give us peace, In Jesus Christ Name, we pray! Amen!