URGENT: You Can Help Hurricane Florence Victims, Here's How...

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

<< Today with Allen Jackson

Temporary Gifts - Today with Allen Jackson - March 6, 2018

  • 2018 Mar 06

Temporary Gifts

2 Corinthians 4:18

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 Christians limit their spiritual lives to trying to get God to do something for them in this earthly realm. The New Testament, however, continually invites us to participate in the spiritual, eternal world of God’s Kingdom. Some throughout the history of the Church have abused this notion by suggesting that the world we live in is evil or that our physical bodies are ungodly. 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 not allow the desires of our earthly nature to overwhelm us. We should look for and receive our marching orders from another realm.


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 to keep it in view as I work to fulfill Your purposes for me during my days in the earth. In Jesus’ name, amen.

For more information on this ministry please visit intendministries.org

You can also listen to messages on OnePlace.com or watch videos from Allen Jackson on LightSource.com


Follow Crosswalk.com