There is nothing and no one higher or more important than God. Not the Prime Minister or President, not your parents, your boyfriend, not money, or fame, or success, or happiness - he is God most high. He created the earth and the universe, he made the sun, moon and stars, he controls the wind and the rain, he created all creatures great and small, and he created you.
The first of the Ten Commandments says, You shall have no other gods before me (Exodus 20:3). We think of Gods as golden statues or idols but according to Timothy Keller in his book, Counterfeit Gods, an idol is anything more important to you than God.
Challenge: Do you have something or some things in your life that you are obsessed with, that you can't live without, that you devote a lot of time or energy to? Are they more important than God?
Short and sweet inspirations for Christian teen girls.