Crosswalk.com aims to offer the most compelling biblically-based content to Christians on their walk with Jesus. Crosswalk.com is your online destination for all areas of Christian Living – faith, family, fun, and community. Each category is further divided into areas important to you and your Christian faith including Bible study, daily devotions, marriage, parenting, movie reviews, music, news, and more.

Intersection of Life and Faith

<< Time With God, with John North

Time with God - Dec. 28, 2012

  • 2012 Dec 28
  • COMMENTS

 

2 Corinthians 4:18

“We look not 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.”

Has my life been focused on the right things?

What things are not eternal? Grades, jobs, money, promotions, winning, losing, travel, reality television, cars, computers, sound systems, clothes, physical appearance, redundancy, houses, iPods, sex, popularity, shoes, books.

What things are eternal? God, your spouse, your kids, your parents, your relationship with God, heaven, hell, God’s Word, the spiritual impact of your ministry to others, the influence of your love in someone else’s life, the life-change of someone putting their faith in Jesus Christ, the work of the Holy Spirit through you.

Read those two lists again, then read the verse again, then think about your life, then listen to God. What is God saying to you today?

You know that you get to choose whether your life will be focused on now or on eternity. If you don’t make a conscious choice, your sin-nature will make the unconscious choice for you to focus on the here and now.

God wants you to recognize the path you are on and make a conscious choice to live for the things that really matter. The second list.

For the iPhone app and more from John North and Ambassadors For Christ International, click here.

Archives

Follow Crosswalk.com