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Introduction

Time is a precious gift that God has given us. It is a resource that we must use wisely and responsibly. In this article, we will explore how God wants us to use our time and the importance of making the most of every moment.

1. Prioritize God

First and foremost, God wants us to prioritize Him in our daily lives. This means setting aside time for prayer, worship, and reading His Word. By starting our day with God, we invite Him to guide and direct our steps throughout the day.

2. Serve Others

Another way God wants us to use our time is by serving others. Jesus taught us to love our neighbors as ourselves and to serve one another. This can be done through acts of kindness, volunteering, or simply being there for someone in need.

3. Pursue Meaningful Relationships

God also wants us to invest our time in building meaningful relationships. This includes spending quality time with our family, friends, and loved ones. These relationships bring joy, support, and encouragement into our lives.

4. Work Diligently

God calls us to work diligently and to do everything as if we are doing it for Him. Whether we are students, employees, or homemakers, our work should be done with excellence and integrity. By doing so, we honor God and fulfill our responsibilities.

5. Rest and Renew

Lastly, God wants us to rest and renew our minds and bodies. He created the Sabbath as a day of rest, and He encourages us to take time for ourselves. Resting allows us to recharge and be more productive in the long run.

Conclusion

In conclusion, God wants us to use our time wisely and purposefully. By prioritizing Him, serving others, building meaningful relationships, working diligently, and resting, we can make the most of every moment. Let us strive to be good stewards of the time God has given us, knowing that our time on earth is a gift that should be treasured.

By Roge Sison

An ordained clergy of The United Methodist Church.

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