Category: Keep in our eye on the ball
Just as God chose Jesus, he chose us before the foundations of the earth. May we follow Jesus lead, and may the Father be well pleased in our service, and our proclaiming the Good News to both Jew and Gentile.
” behold , my servant whom I have chosen ; my beloved in whom my soul is well – pleased ; I will put my spirit upon Him , and he shall proclaim justice to the gentiles .
Matthew 12:18 NASB
Isn’t it great to know, that no matter what happens to us here on this earth, we have a God who protects us. Not saying bad things won’t come in this sinful world, but for those who put their trust and faith in Jesus, we will never die. We will pass, from this temporary life, into all eternity, with all of our brothers and sisters in Christ. Now that is Good News we should be telling to all who will come to Jesus.
Guarding the paths of justice, And He preserves the way of His godly ones.
PROVERBS 2:8 NASB
Lord, may our hearts humbly bow before you, in persistent prayer. May we be alert, to the needs of others, so we might lift them up. Reveal yourself to us, through answered prayer, even though it may not be, what we wanted the outcome to be. May we always remember, that you care about us and love hearing our petitions.
Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving;
COLOSSIANS 4:2 NASB
To use an old baseball analogy, keep your eye on the ball. If you don’t, you will be unable to play the game well. So…..If you want to live the Christian life, to the fullest, you better keep your eye on Jesus. It will help you to throw aside all the other distractions, that will help you be all that Jesus, wants you to be. Whether you are a doctor, lawyer, carpenter, Stay at home mom, programmer, customer service, sales,etc. We still have to live our lives, but Jesus has to be primary. Not saying its easy, but anything worthwhile takes sacrifice, and Jesus certainly sacrificed ALL for us! God Bless You today.
fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
HEBREWS 12:2 NASB
Help me Jesus, to take time today to listen, and look for you, in my day today. Show me, and reveal to me in a miraculous, and personal way, that you are the God of the universe. That you hold all things in your hands. That nothing happens without your knowledge, and approval, for your purposes. I humbly submit to you, and am listening and waiting upon you. Amen.
“Cease striving and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.”
PSALMS 46:10 NASB
Dark days may come Lord, but as David states, you are there to comfort us. Fill us with your Holy Spirit to comfort, and give us courage, to meet head on in your strength, whatever comes our way. And all of God’s people said?
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.
Psalms 23:4 NASB
Nourish your soul, today, meditate and delight, on God’s Word. You will not be disappointed. May we be filled with his spirit, today, that we may shine a light, on the Living God, who walks with us daily.
When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your consolations delight my soul.
Psalms 94:19 NASB
Lord, this life is a marathon! Help us to run the race with endurance. Let us not lose site, of the hope we have, and the crown of life we will receive. Not because of what we have done, but what Jesus has done on the cross, and resurrection, and through his Holy Spirit, working in us. Thank you, Lord.
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
James 1:12 NASB
Lord, may our hearts be stirred up, knowing you have our backs, and you care deeply about us. We are your workmanship, created for good works, that we might give you glory.
Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.
Galatians 6:9 NASB