“I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me” (Proverbs 8:17).
Everybody knows that the early bird gets the worm. Department stores have utilized this theory with their “early bird specials.” They put specific items on sale from 6 a.m. in the morning until noon. Only those who make it to the store within that time frame can purchase the advertised item for the sale price. Sleepyheads will miss out on all the bargains.
Although God is not a department store that operates only during certain hours, He does have his own “early bird” special. His Word promises that those who seek Him early, shall find Him. Early is not necessarily a specific time, but the act of seeking God first at the beginning of your day, whatever time your day begins. If you seek Him, you will find Him. And that is quite a bargain!
Prayer: Lord, help me to seek first the Kingdom of God every day and in all that I do. I want You to have first priority in my life. I don’t want to miss out on anything special that You may want to do for me or through me during the course of my day. Thank you for helping me to seek you early, that I may find You! In Jesus’ Name. Amen.