There are things that draw us to God.

There are things that draw us to God and things that draw us away from God. There are things that attract us to God and things that distract us from God. There are people who help us to get closer to God and people who push us away from God. Those who help us to get closer to God are real friends.  Those who push us away from God can be called enemies. Nothing in the world can be worse than pushing us away from God.  And nothing can be better than helping us to get closer to God.
People who can help us to get close to God are everywhere.  So too are people who can push us away from God. The things that can distract us from God are also everywhere.  They are earthly things to which people attach importance such as our work, money, position, fame, stardom, power and others. Many people do have time to say their prayers or go for gospel sharing in their Small Christian Communities because they are at work. On Sundays some people do not go to Church because they are in the market to sell.  In these two cases, work becomes an obstacle to their relationship with our God.
There are people who want money and position so much that they are ready to do anything to get it. Hence, you find people taking bribe, stealing, cheating, and embezzling. These are acts which displease God.  Therefore, they take us away from God.
It is important that we watch out for those things that push us away from God and shun them.  Rather we should go for things that draw us closer to God. To do this is to be wise.

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