So Jesus is first. He is first in order. He is first in importance. But He is so because He is the center of everything.
That’s what He should be in your life. And consequently, the thing at the center of your life is the thing that is ultimately first in your life.
This year, instead of worrying about putting Jesus first in your life, what if you concentrated on making Him the center of every area of your life? Not just the top priority in front of every other priority, but the top priority in every priority?
Not Jesus, then my family. But Jesus in my family.
Not Jesus, then my career. But Jesus in my career.
We’d probably be a lot more successful in actually keeping Jesus at the top spot on our list. And we’d be much more likely to do an exponentially greater job at accomplishing our other goals and maintaining our priorities.