TGIF

TGIF…”Throw
your net on the right side of the boat and you will find some.”
– John
21:6

A former client of mine was the marketing director
of a large food brokerage company and told me a story about one of their client
grocery stores located in the upper Midwest.
It seems that the store could not understand why at a certain time every winter
sales plummeted. They studied their product line and interviewed customers.
They did everything possible to uncover the mystery. Finally, someone made a
remarkable discovery that changed everything.

It seemed that whenever it was really cold outside,
the manager raised the temperature in the store. When customers came into the
store it was too warm for them, so they removed their coats and placed them in
their shopping carts. This meant less room for food and resulted in reduced
sales overall. They lowered the temperature of the store, and as a result, the
sales climbed back to the levels they were accustomed to. Their adjustment
resulted in restoring sales levels.

Jesus stood on the shoreline and watched Peter and
a few of the disciples fish. Jesus yelled from the shoreline asking if they had
caught anything. They had not. He then suggested they cast their line on the
other side of the boat. Without knowing the person who was addressing them,
they took His advice. They began catching so many fish they could not bring
them in.

Adjusting
our lives to God is the first thing that has to happen in order to begin
experiencing Him in our daily lives. For some, it is simply following the
advice of those above us. For others, it may require a major change in our job
situation. Still, for others it could mean making changes in relationships.
Whatever the case, you can be sure that until we adjust our lives to God we
will not receive His full blessing. Ask Him today where you need to adjust to
Him.

TGIF Today God Is First Volume 1 by Os
Hillman

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