6-12-15 Rule Number One

commandments

Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Exodus 20:3 KJV

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We like to think we keep the ten commands

That God gave Moses on Mount Sinai,

But we can’t even keep the one that stands

As first among them all, and some don’t try.

We push Jehovah back to make more room

For all the other gods we worship now,

Like money, food, the TV we consume,

And everything we claim to disavow.

Whatever stands between the Lord and you,

Whatever steals attention from His face,

Is just like cheating on a spouse that’s true,

And then to have the gall to seek His grace!

The way to keep the Lord your number one

Is follow in the footsteps of His Son.

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sonnet #387

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3 comments on “6-12-15 Rule Number One

  1. Dorothy Sittler says:

    Yes. We have it backwards. We are to seek first the Kingdom of GOD and then all will be added to us ….. instead we seek first stuff and then GOD.

  2. Dorothy Sittler says:

    Let it be the proper way!

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