Powered by 4 - January 31, 2012

 

Far Sighted

today's reading.
Luke 6:17-26    And he came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon...

the blog.
Jesus' message in Luke 6:20-27 pretty much told me that I shouldn't be so concerned about my immediate circumstances but should instead be concerned about eternity and living a godly life in the here and now. Now here's the thing, I know that. I believe that. But then, I walk out the door and all the circumstances of the here and now hit me full on, and if I'm not prepared and careful, my focus slips right to...me and my circumstances. :(

So how can we use the beatitudes (Luke 6:20-27) as life hits us head on each and every day? What do you do that helps you keep your focus on eternity rather than your immediate circumstances?Tami W.

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