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Bible Promises are to be Claimed in Faith

In my worship and prayer time earlier this morning, I was reminded what the Apostle said in 2 Corinthians 4:18 (NIV), “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”  

Some of us limit our spiritual lives by always trying to get God to do something for us in this earthly realm. The New Testament, however, continually invites us to participate in the spiritual, eternal world of God’s Kingdom.

 God created the world and everything in it for our pleasure. But He reminds us again and again that while these are gifts entrusted to us, and we are to exercise dominion and stewardship over them, they are only temporary and will pass away. We should look for and receive our marching orders from God.

God's Word contains literally thousands of Bible promises waiting to be claimed in faith. It's my prayer that your faith and trust in our Heavenly Father will be increased as you seek Him to supply your every need. Be blessed today!

As I get older, I am reminded more often of God’s eternal promises. Since I have trusted Jesus as Savior and Lord, I think often of His promise of salvation in John 3:16 KJV, For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life”. He promises us everlasting life (life without end in heaven).

When I breathe my last breath, I know I will begin my “everlasting life” in my new heavenly home. That will be the true beginning of my spiritual vision. I like what John says in 1 John 3:2 (NLT), Dear friends, we are already God’s children, but he has not yet shown us what we will be like when Christ appears. But we do know that we will be like him, for we will see him as he really is.” It was the Apostle Paul who said, “ Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely.” (1 Cor. 13:12 NLT)

Prayer

Heavenly Father, You remind me again and again that this world is my home for just a short time, a mere blink of the eye compared to the totality of my existence. Give me a renewed vision of eternity, Lord, and help me to keep it in view as I work to fulfill Your purposes for me during my days in the earth. In Jesus’ name, Amen.  
 

12.27.2017

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