How You Start Your Day Really Matters

“The men who have done the most for God in this world have been early on their knees. He who fritters away the early morning, its opportunity and freshness, in other pursuits than seeking God will make poor headway seeking Him the rest of the day. If God is not first in our thoughts and efforts in the morning, He will be in the last place the remainder of the day”–E.M. Bounds.

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“Seek the Lord while he may be found; call on him while he is near”–Isaiah 55:6.

“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it”–Psalm 118:24.

“In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly”–Psalm 5:3.

“Whom have I in heaven but thee? And there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth; but God is the strength of my heart and my portion for ever”–Psalm 73:25-26.

“There is something about those quiet morning hours before the hustle and bustle of the day that is so special; when it is just my God and me. It is upon my knees and in spending time in His word the I find strength for the day, strength to meet the trials and whatever else the day may hold”–

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I am the senior pastor of First Baptist Church, Covington, Louisiana, a position that I have held since 1989.

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Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. — Romans 12:10 (NIV)