Let us keep our eyes fixed on Jesus in spite of the storms and trials that want to consume our attention. If you would just focus on God you would understand that these things are just so little compared to Him. Our mind loves to dwell on everything, but God and remain there. Lord it is my desire that I reflect Your love and grace to all with whom I come in contact. Thank You for the opportunity to develop my skill and understanding in my various classes and activities I am taking and help me to make the best use of every hour — to Your praise and glory, Amen Heavenly Father, Your word tells us that the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked, or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of those that mock and ridicules God, is a blessed man indeed and Father it is my desire to live my life as unto the Lord and to carry out my work in a godly way - and to keep the Lord Jesus as the central focus of my heart, day by day. So the second thing I do after I've done this catharsis where I just go, God, I don't like this. Many times our busyness hardens our hearts to the realities of our shortcomings and sinful ways.
First, I ponder God in His infinite power, then consider that He lowered Himself to become one of us. In Jesus' name, I declare that peace and faith will consume my thoughts. So griping and arguing and complaining and whining is going to do nothing except make you depressed. Shared with my family and friends. The secret of his fruitful life was his choice to invite the Lord each day into every part of his life. The first test is to ascertain real need. Prioritize your relationship with God by setting spiritual goals for yourself, spending some time with God every day, and living by the tenets of your faith.
It gave us spiritual life. Limit the distractions In the post , I wrote that we have to keep a clear space between us and God. Let the Word of God fill your life, and then pass it on to your family! This word we are examining today means: Staying Focused on God in a World of Distractions Paul reintroduces us to this quality we have already seen for older men reverence is the second quality listed in v. He will not forsake you. As a father of six, I could relate to that. Well you see, by focusing on God, you know exactly what God wants. They are not something to simply pray about, and then get around to doing one day.
As believers, we are running on the track of life towards our Savior. Jesus said it is hard for the rich to enter into Heaven. This grace-prompted reverence leads men to make to constant choices to avoid the trivial distractions that can consume days, weeks, and months of our lives; and instead of distraction, to focus upon the pursuit of the eternal. When such times occur, be easy on yourself. In Bible times men often wore long, flowing robes. When deadly snakes are everywhere, biting people on every side, it would be extremely difficult to look up and focus your attention on a pole instead of looking down at the ground where the snakes were.
Once they spoke of the project and need, something happened. If you like what you're reading, you can get free daily updates through the. Be humble and honest with yourself. I thank You that I have been imputed with the righteousness of Jesus Christ — for by His death and resurrection I have been made pure… and Lord I want to live a life that is pure and holy in Your sight. One small choice is to turn your monitor so those behind you can see what you are viewing. He will keep His promises to us, just as He did for Joseph. Thirdly, Jesus tested her faith.
So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth. He trusts God and sees the deliverance of God. Here they are again, starting in v. When you feel moved by something, take a moment to ponder what it tells you about the nature of God and your personal relationship with God. I pray for my readers and I will gladly include you as well!! Even if God had them go so far away to actually meet someone's special need, they could not see this.
You have to change the channel of your mind. The Urban Alternative is a Christian Bible teaching and resource ministry founded over 30 years ago by Dr. I believe if you follow these 5 steps, it will make a big difference, it sure has for me. Sometimes it seems like God is far away from the waiting. My life is changing drastically right now. How can we resist the allure of the world and keep our focus where it belongs, on Christ? If you or I are going to stay focused on God, we have got to include the things of God in our daily lives! A Faith of Action Mark 11:27-33 The world starts getting concerned when the church starts practicing its faith.
After noticing the chair there, he regressed rather quickly. So, no matter how urgent the problem biting at your heels may seem, God's answer for you is to look up and focus on God's provision. They revealed that he would one day be in a place of authority and honor, and his family would bow down to him. Grace teaches this serious spiritual life. Be willing to forgive yourself so that God can forgive you, too.