2 Corinthians 4:18
while we don’t look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal. (WEB)
The every day calling of a Christian is to live a supernatural life. We are called to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus who is the author and perfector of our faith (Hebrews 12:2) and to look on the things are that are eternal rather than the things that are temporal.
This kind of Spirit-led life (Romans 8:14) is not reserved for the greatest of spiritual leaders, but for every person who has been born from above. Galatians 5:17 tells us that the things of the Spirit of God are in continual conflict with the things of our flesh. So if you are feeling a war waging in your members today, don't be surprised because your natural mind can never be in harmony with the mind of Christ. While we are still in this world, we are no longer of this world.
My prayer today is that our God and Father would open up the eyes of our hearts in increasing measure so that we could truly see who we are in Christ. We are not orphans left alone to try and manage our circumstances all by ourselves. We are sons and daughters to Almighty God who are accepted, loved, protected and provided for!
May faith rise up in our hearts to see through the eyes of our Elder Brother Jesus who lives in us. May we encounter divine appointments wherever we go and live out our destiny as part of the royal family of the living God.
15 For this cause I also, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which is among you, and the love which you have toward all the saints, 16 don’t cease to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers, 17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him; 18 having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope of his calling, and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, 19 and what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to that working of the strength of his might 20 which he worked in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and made him to sit at his right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all rule, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in that which is to come. 22 He put all things in subjection under his feet, and gave him to be head over all things for the assembly, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all. (WEB)
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