Hectic Mornings?


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Sometimes mornings around our house are almost too much to bear.  To start with, I generally stay up much later than I should and really don’t want to get-up when my alarm clock starts screeching–I’ve personally been known to hit “snooze” more than five times!  Since we’ve got a house full of children and both my wife and I work outside the home, everybody’s got to get up and out of the house by 7:AM.  We’ve got people running everywhere.  A tooth brushing here, a running breakfast there.  The never ending “have you seen my shoes or my jacket?”  With all this going, you can imagine what a struggle it is to actually get some time alone with the Lord in the morning.  Funny, Jesus found the time to meet with His Father and kept His mission priority #1 no matter what the rest of the world thought was important.

“Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.  Simon and his companions went to look for him, and when they found him, they exclaimed: ‘Everyone is looking for you!’  Jesus replied, ‘Let’s go somewhere else–to the nearby villages–so I can preach there also.  That is why I have come.'”  Mark 1:35-38

In Christ,

PastorJimKilby @Kilbin8er


James “Jim” Kilby is the Founder and President of Harvest Youth Ministries, and the Harvest Youth Ministry Network, both non-denominational Christian youth outreach organizations. He is also the founding Pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Dayton, Ohio. He is 58 years old, with ten children and 11 grandchildren.

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