Is Christ your all in all? What do you seek most of all? Are you upset when you give things up to serve God, like you’re missing out on the best in life? Christ should be everything to the believer. We should esteem Him as our greatest treasure.
Paul says in Philippians 3:7, "But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ." Previously, Paul had been speaking of how out of all the Jews, he was chief. He pretty much gives us his resume. In the end, the list does not compare to Christ. Paul tells us that what he had believed to be his greatest blessings, He realized they were all nothing and worse than nothing.
I would like to challenge you, make Christ your all in all. Christ was crucified and rose again so we could have life. Don’t allow that truth to become old in your memory. Meditate on His sacrifice. Remember His love. Make His greatest gift your greatest treasure. Count all things as loss. Remove anything from your life that would diminish your dedication to Him. If you do, you will find your life to be one of great reward.
"And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that hath left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God’s sake, who shall not receive manifold more in this present time, and in the world to come life everlasting." – Luke 18:29-30