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Is My Relationship with God MOST Important?

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Announcements Forums Sacrament – July 14th, 2019 Is My Relationship with God MOST Important?

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    Luke 14: 27 And whosoever doth not bear his cross, and come after me, cannot be my disciple.
    33 So likewise, whosoever he be of you that forsaketh not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.

    What can’t I give up for Christ’s sake? Put in other words, Is my relationship with God the most important thing above all else? This question starts some deep examining of my honest commitment to God. I found to what extent certain family ties and traditions would challenge this commitment. But to think that all that is required to be given up are those things that bind us to the “flesh;” what needs to go for each of us to own our true heritage of Life in God, Spirit. This includes the wrong material concepts of man, birth, death, our relationships to each other, holidays etc..

    Christ Jesus and Mary Baker Eddy both showed great examples in how we should answer this question. They both protesting against all evil (in this sense evil is anything fleshly..false material senses) bore the cross and won the crown. Am I doing this? I am grateful that I find my answers by sincerely praying for my Father’s will, not my will to be done. That puts Him first and gives me peace. This makes a disciple….a follower.

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