Devotionals


#88 Keep Coming Back to See Jesus


Matthew 6:9 NASB Pray then in this way: Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your name.  Jesus’ prayer begins with the Person, God…and with His preciousness and wonder. This is Jesus — fixing His eyes on God. Just turning … Continue reading

#87 Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus, BOTH Eyes


Hebrews 12:2 NASB Fixing our eyes on Jesus…  It strikes me that in this verse (accurate translation) fixing our eyes is plural—both eyes. ‘EYES’ plural. Why? Because our mind and emotion have the capacity to see several things at once, to … Continue reading

#86 Seeing (What We Fix Our Eyes On) is Believing


Matthew 6:22 NASB The eye is the lamp of the body… Fixing your eyes, of course, doesn’t mean seeing with your physical eyes. It means your focus, your in-heart, secret world of thought and imagination. We focus, look at, obsess … Continue reading

#85 Fixing Your Eyes on Jesus


Hebrews 12:2 NASB “fixing our eyes on Jesus”  Faith comes as a living gift from the very Person of Jesus, the Lord. How do you receive that impartation, that gift, the amazing faith as pictured in Hebrews 11? How do you access … Continue reading

#84 How to Have Faith with No Faith


Mark 11:22 AMPC And Jesus, replying, said to them, Have faith in God [constantly]. Quoting A. B. Simpson about FAITH: “That is it. It is not your faith. You have no faith in you, any more than you have life … Continue reading

#83 By the Faith of the Son of God


Mark 11:22 AMPC And Jesus, replying, said to them, Have faith in God [constantly]. Quoting A. B. Simpson (from his writing called “Himself”) about FAITH: “And then God seemed to speak to me so sweetly saying, ‘Never mind, my child, … Continue reading

#82 A Posture of Need, Focused on Jesus


Since sin is independence of God, then purity is dependence on God. To “look away to Jesus” is a posture of need, a focus on Him because there is no other source. For the next three days, I want to … Continue reading

#81 The Originator and Perfecter of Faith


Hebrews 12:2 ESV …Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith… The word ‘founder’ in Greek means ‘the originator, the beginning’ and it implies creation. Faith is found in the Creator of faith. What a perfect Source! The word ‘perfecter’ … Continue reading

#80 Faith is Living, Not Just an Idea


Hebrews 12:2 HCSB …keeping our eyes on Jesus, the source and perfecter of our faith… Jesus Himself is the Source of faith. Faith comes from His very Being.  When life sends you a challenge from God, Christ is the Place where … Continue reading

#79 Faith is Christ, From Christ


Romans 11:36 AMPC For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. [For all things originate with Him and come from Him; all things live through Him, and all things center in and tend to consummate and … Continue reading