Does God Want My First or My Best?

You find the word “firstfruits” in the bible a lot, God wanting our first and our best. We’re taught in church to tithe first, off the top, instead of giving to God out of our leftovers. We’re taught to seek Him first at the beginning of the day instead of “penciling” God in somewhere later when we don’t have anything better to do. Yes, we’re also taught to seek him continually throughout the day, and to give more than just the tithe, but there’s a lot of talk about FIRST. First, first, first. On the other hand, we also know

I haven’t had a lot to say lately…

I’ve been reading A Woman After God’s Own Heart® lately and one thing Mrs. George talks about is how you can’t regurgitate what you don’t take in. In other words, if you don’t spend time in the word, reading, praying, internalizing, studying, memorizing – then you won’t be able to speak the word to others. Well, I haven’t been. So I guess I haven’t had a lot to say. For several weeks, I’ve lost any attempt at all to get up on time and read and pray. I had been still listening to something edifying in the evenings while cleaning