Our text this morning speaks of what is “pressing or urgent” and what is “actually important”. We all strive to do the things that are important to us, but we’re often distracted by things that are “pressing or urgent”– things that have to be done right now that aren’t necessarily a part of the central values of our life as a Christ follower.
So, how do we strike a balance between the urgent things and the important things? In today's passage Christ is teaching us, every Christ follower, what is important rather than what is urgent. Let’s ask ourselves this question: What is the one activity that you know if you did it with excellence and consistency, that would have a significant positive result in your walk as a Christ follower? I believe our text today will help us find the answer.