I love that even though it looks like things will end, that the beginning is right there in Christ, A new beginning in Christ. I love that when I feel that all is lost, the SONrise will remind me that the day can be even brighter when I choose to focus on HIM.
I love the joy we have in knowing that the gift of the cross is open and available for anyone who seeks peace that passes all understanding.
As we follow Jesus all the Way, This is my prayer for each of US
Lord, help us not to:
Focus on those that hurt me or use me for their gain. Even when I “thought” they were true friends. (Luke 6:28 Bless them that curse you and pray for them which despitefully use you)
Focus on how it looks like I’m not reaping from the goodness I’ve sown, when I’m so very blessed even though it’s not financial.
Focus on the impossibility because I know that with God all things are possible.
Focus on the why’s, the doubts or fears because I know to do so limits the good that I can do for the Lord.
Focus on the pain that engulfs my heart sometimes because in doing so, it blinds me from noticing and helping others that are hurting.
Focus on the famous because when I do, I lose sight of the forgotten ones that you bled and died for.
Focus on being powerful and mighty and just simply remain available for anything that you have for our life.
Focus on our inefficiencies but rather wrap my heart around the fact that I can do all things through Christ because HE strengthens me.
Focus on the past, because it will bog down my future with guilt, shame and keep me from pressing towards the great things God will do through me….right HERE, right NOW.
Lord, do help us to keep our eyes on YOU and to remain hopeful right in the middle of the impossible, because of the Empty Grave.
Because of the empty grave, there is hope in emptiness.
Keep your eyes on the Lord. Hopelessness will try to consume you at some point in your life, but look to the empty tomb, and the hope in the Resurrection of Christ and know that He loves you enough to take on death, hell and your fears for you.
Don’t focus on fear or failure. Focus on the Father.
Yes, I will
In Christ Alone
I will Follow
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