Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds— Paul the Apostle
Unconventional Put God First quotations
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
God uses no one until He first puts them through the storm.
The greater your mission, the greater your storm.
Let the first act of every morning be to make the following resolve for the day: - I shall not fear anyone on Earth. - I shall fear only God. - I shall not bear ill will toward anyone. - I shall not submit to injustice from anyone. - I shall conquer untruth by truth. And in resisting untruth, I shall put up with all suffering.
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Put God first in everything you do ... Everything that I have is by the grace of God, understand that. It's a gift ... I didn't always stick with Him, but He stuck with me.
God wants us to prosper. Our need, however, is to evaluate things as they should be evaluated - to esteem earthly things lightly - to put first things first.
When we put God first, all other things fall into their proper place or drop out of our lives. Our love of the Lord will govern the claims for our affection, the demands on our time, the interests we pursue, and the order of our priorities.
You have to be odd to be number one.
I put God first and do not allow other things to cloud my vision.
I put God first, and strive to do my best by being a loving human being, recognizing that sometimes I make mistakes and bad choices.
Let me tell you how worthwhile you are.
You are infinitely valuable to God. First, God created you. Second, Jesus died for you. Third, he puts his Spirit within you. Fourth, he wants you to be with him forever in eternity. That's how valuable you are to God. You are infinitely valuable to God.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure you are not, in fact, surrounded by assholes.
You'll never come second by putting God first.
If Prometheus was worthy of the wrath of heaven for kindling the first fire upon earth, how ought all the gods honor the men who make it their professional business to put it out?
True humility is absolute obedience and dependence on God.
It puts Him first, others second, and ourselves third in all things.
First think, second believe, third dream and finally dare.
He must increase, but I must decrease.
Life is short. Make the most of it. Put God first. Love deeply. Forgive quickly. Laugh a lot. Find and live out your purpose.
No matter what God's power may be, the first aspect of God is never that of the absolute Master, the Almighty. It is that of the God who puts himself on our human level and limits himself.
Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
Unless you have already put God first, for example, what you will have to do to be financially secure, impress other people, or fulfill your desires will invariably lead you against God's wishes. That is why the first of the Ten Commandments, “You shall have no gods who take priority over me,” is the first of the Ten Commandments.
When I put God first, God takes care of me and energizes me to do what really needs to be done.
When cities were first founded, an old Egyptian scribe tells us, the mission of the founder was to 'put gods in their shrines.' The task of the coming city is not essentially different: its mission is to put the highest concerns of man at the center of all his activities.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
The biggest change for me as a mom was realizing I needed to put someone else before me. Now the hardest part about the empty nest is learning to put myself first. I know that I have raised my sons to be big, strong, independent men who love God, themselves and care for others. I have to learn to let them have space and learn without me.
The Puritans' sense of priorities in life was one of their greatest strengths.
Putting God first and valuing everything else in relation to God was a recurrent Puritan theme.
No nation has ever failed to prosper when its people put God first and their country second
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
In giving us children, God places us in a position of both leadership and service. He calls us to give up our lives for someone else's sake - to abandon our own desires and put our child's interests first. Yet, according to His perfect design, it is through this selflessness that we can become truly fulfilled.
When it comes to our everyday habits, it's important to ask: 'Am I putting God first?'
Mock the devil, and he will flee from thee.
One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.
Be there...care...and put your children first in your life. When you are given the awesome responsibility of being a father, that is the most important responsibility you can have. God wants us to have a loving relationship with our kids and help them grow...just like God's relationship with us.
First, forgive. Second, forget by choosing not to dwell on that which is forgiven and in the past. We have no right to keep in front of us what God has put behind Him.
Put God first in everything you do.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
Anyone who can be proved to be a seditious person is an outlaw before God and the emperor; and whoever is the first to put him to death does right and well. Therefore let everyone who can, smite, slay and stab, secretly or openly, remembering that nothing can be more poisonous, hurtful, or devilish than a rebel.
Without fail, the days that I start off the right way with a little devotional time and putting God first. Those days are really good days.
To put labour and wages first and human ordomestic life second is to invert the order of God and of nature.
Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesson afterward.
When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now. In so far as I learn to love my earthly dearest at the expense of God and instead of God, I shall be moving towards the state in which I shall not love my earthly dearest at all. When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed but increased.
If a dog doesn't put you first where are you both? In what relation? A dog needs God. It lives by your glances, your wishes. It even shares your humor. This happens about the fifth year. If it doesn't happen you are only keeping an animal.
Put God first in your life, and you will live joyfully!
It doesn't bother meThat less than brimming is my cup.
Today is crowned with great success!Look at me! I'm up!My first blessing of the day:I'm up!I'm up, and I'm sober;And if nothing of the good happensFor the rest of the day,Before I put my head on a pillow tonight,I can say,'Thank you God, for those two blessings.'
My approach is I put God first; I say "God willing" all the time. The only way things will change is with God. So knowing that I can't really change anything, I'm just going to satire it.