Daily Word for Thursday, September 17, 2015
What you see most in your heart and mind will dominate your life.
• Looking backward arrests progress
Genesis 19:26 – But his wife looked back behind him, and she became a pillar of salt.
• Looking Christ-ward saves
John 3:14-15 – And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up, 15 that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.
• Looking at difficulties depresses
Matthew 14:29-30 – So He said, “Come.” And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. 30 But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid; and beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!”
• Looking heavenward glorifies
Hebrews 12:2 – …looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Vision encompasses every detail of our lives; that’s why we must have divine vision.
• Is given in answer to prayer
II Kings 6:17 – And Elisha prayed, and said, “LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” Then the LORD opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw. And behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.
• Seen in affliction
Job 42:5 – “I have heard of You by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees You.”
• Shown to the pure in heart
Matthew 5:8 – Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
• Possessed by believers
John 14:19 – A little while longer and the world will see Me no more, but you will see Me. Because I live, you will live also.
• Shown by the Holy Spirit
John 16:14 – He will glorify Me, for He will take of what is Mine and declare it to you.
• Shown through the telescope of faith
Hebrews 11:27 – By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured as seeing Him who is invisible.
What is it that you need God to reveal to you or show you? Pray now asking for His divine vision in your situation and allow the Holy Spirit to open your heart and mind to new and wonderful things.
Peace and blessings!