Joy of My Heart with Anne Graham Lotz - July 18

July 18

Open Your Eyes to Jesus

“He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you.”

John 16:14, niv

The world sees Jesus as a man, perhaps even a good or great man and possibly even a prophet, but still a man. It is the Holy Spirit Who opens our spiritual eyes of understanding so that we see Jesus as much more than just a man. We see Him as: our Creator~the Jehovah of the Old Testament~the long-awaited Messiah~the only Son of God~the Redeemer of Israel~the Lamb of God~the Savior of the world~the Good Shepherd~the risen Lord~the Judge of  the universe~the reigning and ruling King of kings!

The only way we can be convinced of Who Jesus is, is through the enlightenment we have received from the Holy Spirit. Jesus explained, “When he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you” (John 16:13–14, niv). So . . . the next time you read your Bible, pray first and ask the Spirit of Truth to open your eyes to Jesus.

Just Give Me Jesus, (Nashville: W Publishing Group, 2000).

©2004 Anne Graham Lotz. All rights reserved.


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