Our Highest Calling

“And that you may love the LORD your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the LORD is your life…” Deuteronomy 30:20

More highlights from the sermon “How to Lead the Most Difficult Person You Know” by Lance Witt. Click on the link below if you would like to listen to it.

http://saddleback.com/watch/media/how-to-lead-the-most-difficult-person-you-know

Lance Witt shared 4 Pillars for a Healthy Soul

  1. Take personal responsibility
  2. Ask God to help you identify toxins that are poisoning your soul
  3. Create space in your life
  4. Integrate authentic spiritual practices

This is what Pastor Witt shared about integrating authentic spiritual practices:

He said that our highest calling in life if not to make a difference–it’s not even our ministries or families.

Our highest calling is to love God with everything that’s within us.

Sometimes we let our work for God replace our being with God.

We have to be disciplined—intentional about investing in our relationship with God. We need to do things that help us stay connected to God.

Take the focus off bigger and better and put the focus on deeper and closer.

We should do things that make sure our hearts stay soft.

As our verse today says, “for the Lord is your life,” not our families, careers, or even our hobbies.

What are we doing to make sure we stay in love with God?  That is our highest calling!

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