One eager beaver said, “No matter how busy you may be, you can always squeeze a little more into your schedule.” He said, “No, you missed the point.” Think about it. The point was simply this, “If you don’t put in the big rocks first, you will never get them in at all.” If you don’t take care of the most important things in life, in your schedule, in your day, they will never fit them in.
So what are the most important things in your life? I am sure we would talk about our job, our education, taking care of our family, helping the kids with home work, etc. These are truly important. I doubt that anyone would debate that. But, it’s not uncommon to let the most important thing in life get left out of the picture or “mason jar” if you will.
There is nothing more important than knowing that SALVATION IS FOUND IN NO
ELSE THAN JESUS CHRIST. When you
put together your schedule, be sure he is part of it. Be sure you have time for
worship, Bible study, and prayer. Also be sure to make time to teach these
truths to your children. And one we might overlook - making time to share Jesus
with those around you. Bowling, soccer matches, dance lessons, March Madness,
fishing, pursing your education, taking care of your lawn, even going to work –
they are all like gravel, sand, and water. The big things, the rocks in life,
are the ones that take care of your spiritual life, knowing Jesus as your
Savior and having time to share that Savior with others. Be sure to make the