Do you know what I love about God?
His ability to see past our current state in order to focus on who we are, who we can be, in Him.
Jesus, God’s son and the perfect picture of His dad, was really great at seeing the best in others.
- I think about 12 unlikely guys trained to be ministers.
- I think about the Samarian woman with her long list of broken marital relationships given a fresh start.
- I think about the demon possessed man who was set free and then led the whole town to Jesus by sharing his testimony.
2 Corinthians 5:15-16 says:
And He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again. Therefore, from now on, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we have known Christ according to the flesh, yet now we know Him thus no longer.
As Christians, we are to look past what our eyeballs see.
I hope we see past these labels because that’s not what God sees when He thinks of these men and women.
All He sees is potential because Jesus came to give us life.
Yesterday we talked about life unlimited.
Guess where that life comes from?
A relationship with Jesus Christ where all who accept by faith the gift of salvation are given a new life.
I am convicted of my own lack of vision. There are times all I see is the label, which is the lie that keeps men and women bound.
I am praying for my spiritual eyes to be opened everyday to share Jesus and see Him do great works in the lives of the once hopeless.
I encourage you to do the same.