“To be human is to “desire the Kingdom,” some version of the kingdom, which is the aim of our quest. Every one of us is on a kind of King Arthur like quest for “the Holy Grail,” that hoped for, longed for, dreamed of picture of the good life – the realm of human flourishing—that we pursue without ceasing. It is such visions of the kingdom that pull us to get up in the morning and suit up for the quest. However, to say that all humans desire the kingdom does not mean that we all desire the same kingdom."
- James K.A. Smith from his book Desiring the Kingdom
Jesus says "desire first continually the kingdom of God and his righteousness."
25 “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 26 Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? 27 And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? 28 And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, 29 yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 30 But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? 31 Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
34 “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. (ESV)