There again, she had a very little swatch, but she had prayed and asked God to send her this son, and if he did, she would give him back to the Lord. And she did that. She took him to the Temple to be raised and he became one of the great prophets and judges of Israel. And he also anointed the first two kings of Israel. So her swatch became a great big plan.
Ed: Lisa, what I want to challenge moms to do is to have this question at the forefront of your mind and your spirit. You might have to ask yourself this question over and over every day. What’s the trade off? We need to ask ourselves as parents, especially as mothers, what is the trade off? Activities against the backdrop of priorities. Once we are priority driven, then things will click.
Lisa: It’s said perfectly in a very small verse from the New Testament, Matthew 6:33, the Bible tells us that we are to …
Ed: Seek first.
Lisa: “Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” So as we trade off all these different things, we shouldn’t fret because God will add it and put it in the order that it is supposed to be.
Ed: That’s right. Give me the last trait. You came up with three traits.
Lisa: The last trait is “trade in”.
Ed: Trade in. Do you think about a car when you think about trade in? I do. I think about trading in a car.
Lisa: Trading in a car. This might sound a little corny, but we trade in a lemon for a limo. Is that corny?© Copyright 2012admin, All rights Reserved. Written For: Ed Young Ministry