Priorities and activities we can enjoy with related Scripture
We can enjoy several activities however everything will work better if we place God first and enjoy His presence. In other words allow Him to be involved in whatever we do. Let Jesus in as our Master, Savior and Friend. (Highlighted text added)
Matthew 6:33-34 (AMP)
"But seek (aim at and strive after) first of all His kingdom and His righteousness (His way of doing and being right), and then all these things taken together will be given you besides. So do not worry or be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will have worries and anxieties of its own. Sufficient for each day is its own trouble."
Matthew 6:31-34 (TLB)
"So don’t worry at all about having enough food and clothing. Why be like the heathen? For they take pride in all these things and are deeply concerned about them. But your heavenly Father already knows perfectly well that you need them, and he will give them to you if you give him first place in your life and live as he wants you to. "So don’t be anxious about tomorrow. God will take care of your tomorrow too. Live one day at a time.
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Luke 10:41-42 (NKJV)
"And Jesus answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her."
The following are some activates we can enjoy along with related verses from God’s word.
Patience/Luke 8:15/Romans 8:25
"But as for that [seed] in the good soil, these are [the people] who, hearing the Word, hold it fast in a just (noble, virtuous) and worthy heart, and steadily bring forth fruit with patience." AMP
"But if we hope for what is still unseen by us, we wait for it with patience and composure." AMP
"MAKE A joyful noise to the Lord, all you lands!" AMP
Psalms 118:14 AMP
"The Lord is my Strength and Song; and He has become my Salvation."
Psalm 28:7 (NKJV)
"The LORD is my strength and my shield; My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, And with my song I will praise Him."
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Acts 18:24-26 (NKJV)
"Now a certain Jew named Apollos, born at Alexandria, an eloquent man and mighty in the Scriptures, came to Ephesus. This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught accurately the things of the Lord, though he knew only the baptism of John. So he began to speak boldly in the synagogue. When Aquila and Priscilla heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately.
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Immovable/1 Corinthians 15:57-58
1 Corinthians 15:57-58
"But thanks be to God, Who gives us the victory [making us conquerors] through our Lord Jesus Christ.
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be firm (steadfast), immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord [always being superior, excelling, doing more than enough in the service of the Lord], knowing and being continually aware that your labor in the Lord is not futile [it is never wasted or to no purpose]." AMP
"Train up a child in the way he should go [and in keeping with his individual gift or bent], and when he is old he will not depart from it. [Ephesians 6:4; 2 Timothy 3:15.]" AMP
"Fathers, do not irritate and provoke your children to anger [do not exasperate them to resentment], but rear them [tenderly] in the training and discipline and the counsel and admonition of the Lord." AMP
2 Timothy 3:15
"And how from your childhood you have had a knowledge of and been acquainted with the sacred Writings, which are able to instruct you and give you the understanding for salvation which comes through faith in Christ Jesus [through the leaning of the entire human personality on God in Christ Jesus in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness]." AMP
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The wise also will hear and increase in learning, and the person of understanding will acquire skill and attain to sound counsel [so that he may be able to steer his course rightly] — [Proverbs 9:9.]” AMP
“Give instruction to a wise man and he will be yet wiser; teach a righteous man (one upright and in right standing with God) and he will increase in learning.” AMP
2 Timothy 2:15 (AMP)
15 Study and be eager and do
your utmost to present yourself to God approved (tested by trial), a
workman who has no cause to be ashamed, correctly analyzing and accurately dividing [rightly handling and skillfully teaching] the Word of Truth.
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Teamwork/1 Corinthians 1:10
1 Corinthians 1:10
"But I urge and entreat you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in perfect harmony and full agreement in what you say, and that there be no dissensions or factions or divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in your common understanding and in your opinions and judgments." AMP
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"Behave yourselves wisely [living prudently and with discretion] in your relations with those of the outside world (the non-Christians), making the very most of the time and seizing (buying up) the opportunity.
Let your speech at all times be gracious (pleasant and winsome), seasoned [as it were] with salt, [so that you may never be at a loss] to know how you ought to answer anyone [who puts a question to you]." AMP
Ecclesiastes 12:9-10 (RSV)
"Besides being wise, the Preacher also taught the people knowledge, weighing and studying and arranging proverbs with great care. The Preacher sought to find pleasing words, and uprightly he wrote words of truth."
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"He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits has no sense." RSV
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