top of page

Vital signs- Wednesday, July 13th, 2022

Quiet Time: Proper Attitudes


In God's eyes, why you do something is far more important than what you do. 1 Samuel shows us it is quite possible to do the right thing but with the wrong attitude. When you come to meet with God in a quiet time, you should have these proper attitudes:

Expectancy - Come before God with anticipation and eagerness. Expect to have a good time of fellowship with him and receive a blessing from your time together: "O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you." (Psalm 63:1)

Reverence - Don't rush into God's presence, but prepare your heart by being still before him and letting the quietness clear away the thoughts of the world: "The Lord is in his holy temple; let all the earth be silent before him." (Habakkuk 2:20)

Alertness - Get wide-awake first. Remember that you are meeting with the Creator, the Maker of heaven and earth, the Redeemer of men. Be thoroughly rested and alert. Get to bed early so you will be in good shape to meet God in the morning.

Willingness to obey - Don't come to your quiet time to choose what you will do or not do, but come with the purpose of doing anything and everything that God wants you to do. Jesus said, "If anyone chooses to do God's will he will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my own." (John 7:17) Come to meet the Lord having already chosen to do his will no matter what.

“O God, You are my God; Early will I seek You; My soul thirsts for You; My flesh longs for You In a dry and thirsty land Where there is no water.”

‭‭Psalms‬ ‭63:1‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

18 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Vital Signs: Thursday, July 18, 2024

Living Our Faith Out Loud “This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun! And all of this is a gift from God, who brought us back to

Vital Signs: Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Am I Worthy? But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God’s own possession, to proclaim the virtues of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.

Vital Signs: Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Truth vs Lie If you're like me in the slightest way, you don't have a problem, admitting that you're nothing and God is everything. If this is the case, answer these questions: - Why is it that we oft

Comentarios


bottom of page