When we see highlights of a basketball we just see that amazing slam dunk, we forget that it started with a basic right hand layup.
When we read a book, we forget that it started with a simple sentence.
When we eat a dish, we forget that it started with basic crops.
When we get married, we forget that it started with a simple verbal exchange with that special person.
When we think about those long days, we forget that it started with seconds.
When we see our kids growing up, we forget about the foundation that we laid years ago.
When we see our dream house, we forget that it started with dirt, bricks and wood.
When we hear a life changing sermon, we forget that it started with the speaker reading the Bible.
When we try to imagine the big picture, we forget to bring a paint brush.
When we try to fill our life with mini god’s or idols, we forget that God has the only key to our heart and joy.
When we grow up in age, we forget that we are still God’s dearest child.
When we get a certain age, we forget that God is the greatest teacher.
When we reach a certain status, we forget God put us there and why he put us there.
When we stray away from God, we forget that there is truly only one home, and earth is just a “vacation.”
When we go through a test in life, we forget that God put the answers within the Bible and prayer.
When we get a job outside the ministry, we forget that is our duty to spread the Gospel.
When we are thinking about judging someone, we forget, “There is only one Lawgiver and Judge,” James 4:12 (NIV), or “Do not judge, or you too will be judged. For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Matthew 7:1-2 (NIV)
When we start to doubt God, we forget how flawless God has and will always be.
When we think we are alone, we forget that we serve a faithful God who is the same tomorrow as he was yesterday.
When we get so caught up in life, we forget the foundation that Jesus laid for us.
“But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.” Matthew 4:4