Brethren, when we allow ourselves to become so busy fighting the
little fires of our life's problems and difficulties that we
interrupt the work that we do in the service of the Lord; we have
allowed ourselves to become too busy.
Jesus said, And these are they which are sown among thorns; such as
hear the word, and the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of
riches, and the desire for worldly things entering in, choke the word,
and it becomes unfruitful.
Paul said, Set your affection on things above, not on things on the
Let us therefore put the work of God above our own works and our
labor for Christ ahead of all other labors.