We are in the midst of an epidemic in this nation that is unmistakable. We are suffering from a terminal case of wanton busyness. We need to be able to distinguish between needs and wants. We must not become anxious and discontented over what we merely want. Paul observed that this drove some believers to be too preoccupied with their own needs to spend time working for Christ. Let’s not let our schedules and concerns crowd out our Christian service and love for others.
1. In what ways have I let my schedule control me instead of me controlling my schedule?
2. What are some ways that I can take control of my schedule in order to serve people more freely?
Challenge: Create margin in your life in order to serve others.
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