Have no other gods before YHWH GOD

RHEMA WORD / INSPIRED PRAYER (09/13 / 2015)  The Holy Spirit spoke to my spirit in an accented direct way: HAVE NO OTHER GOD’S BEFORE ME OR ABOVE ME!  Knowing what He meant; which was that I was holding back, and not allowed HIM to become my primary focus, nor had allowed HIM to become THE LORD of MY LIFE. Partial commitment isn’t good enough. God wants to mold us into the IMAGE of CHRIST, with HIS traits, and righteous character. (Exodus 20:1-11) “1 And God spoke all these words, saying:  2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.  3 You shall have no other gods before Me.  4 “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth;  5 you shall not bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,  6 but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.  7 “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain.  8 “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.  9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work,  10 but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your gates.  11 For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed (reverence, sacredness, holiness, and It embraces the idea of marked separateness); it.                                                                                           THE PRAYER: Father I give you praise, honor and glory, for you are worthy as God, my Creator, redeemer, source of all and everything I need. The big thing you have recently made clear to me is Your to be my Lord, and that I am not to have any other gods before YOU.   You know that I have no interest in wood or stone or carved idols. But instead I put other things ahead of you as a priority of importance, which is a form of idolatry. I often do this without realizing that I am committing the sin of idolatry. Even if it isn’t considered bad or evil to others, it still affects our personal relationship together. I so saturated with the ways of the world, I don’t even realize I’m doing wrong.   Realizing the times and season we’re presently living in, I know I can no longer walk the fence, without falling into the snare of the Devil. I see and realize that it is critical to be prepared for the coming darkness, and evil calamities coming against the world, God’s people, and those who claim to be His. I know that now is a critical time to make You Lord of my life. I know the options, and want no part of it. Nothing else really seems to matter.   All the diversions, distractions, time spent on wasting priorities, of little importance, or devotion and effort toward things and issues that really don’t matter. What does matter when it’s weighed in the balance of eternity? What about our wasteful habits, crouches, addictions, and the many worldly lusts that squander our time and resources. To whom or what do we devote our talents, gifts, skills and abilities?   Are we only self motivated for self, considering all the talents, we were given to be fruitful and multiply? But for whom are our talents being multiplied for?  Are we the lord of our own life, or is our talents being multiplied for the Lord God, who created us for a special, purpose, and plan to fulfill destiny, and to become one with our God and father, having loved us, and  redeemed us to love, as his very own children for all eternity.   Why are we so blind and deceived, in wasting away most of our lives, seeking wealth, fame and fortune, or even for a moment of gratification, exaltation and glory? I have sought after these things, which in the end, Solomon would say is only vanity. How does all this matter when compared to the purpose and destiny God has for Me, I the right personal relationship with my loving Father God. How can I possibly comprehend the high price Jesus had to pay to redeem my heart and soul?’  Father, at this quiet early morning hour, I am convicted of not truly putting You first in every aspect of my life. All the distractions and other priorities that consume much of my life really don’t matter. Without realizing it, I have created many barriers that have prevented me becoming the man of God I was always meant to be. You have opened my minds eyes to see who I am here and now, and because of that the Holy has brought conviction, Father I repent, and ask for the Spirits help to release the old barriers, that I may be able to walk and live in the power of the Holy Spirit.   (Revelation 12:9-11) “So the great dragon was cast out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world; he was cast to the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, “Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death. “ ‘Father, with my whole heart, I turn my life about and give you total lordship over it. I am not my own, but paid for by the blood of Your Son. I’ll put you first in my life, where all else really doesn’t matter. Father I can’t do this on my own, but You can do it through me. Help me to be the man You created me to be. It is only Your power and authority that can mold me into the person I was meant to be. It is no longer my will be done, but it is Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven. Father, let my life count toward Thy purpose.”