But earnestly desire the best gifts. And yet I show you a more excellent way. (I Corinthians 12:31 NKJV)
Desire…many times we desire the supernatural. We desire to be used in greater ways. But, when we follow the way of LOVE, it never becomes about us. Love shifts the direction and focus off of self. Love is not about self promotion but about self-sacrifice. Check your desires when it comes to being used by God.
We need to check our desires and passions at the door. It’s perfectly ok to seek the best gifts…the Bible says to do it, but we must seek them with the desire of love to be at the center. If Jesus is at the center, and love is the motivation, then the best gifts will be used in a more excellent way. You can’t go wrong desiring to love people thru a supernatural God!
Lord help me to always check my desires at the door and make love the focus of all we do.