Tuesday July 17, 2018 – Turn your eyes upon Jesus

Hebrews 12:2  Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

It is so wonderful to experience the exhilarating joy of our faith.  But there are times when the ‘stuff’ surrounding us just becomes overwhelming.  Problems, difficulties, fears and hurts can act like dimmer switch turning the “light” of our faith down.

It is particularly in these times when we need to turn our eyes upon Jesus – to focus
upon Him.  When we do, He can transform us so wonderfully.  The light of our faith is restored and refreshed.

This morning I have been so blessed by watching and listening to the linked video.  It is Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus by the Newsboys.  Take time today to turn your eyes upon Him.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQzAYQE-U4Q&feature=related

About Don Schmidt

Beginning in the fall of 2009, Don was VP of Operations & Director of Student Life for 2 years at Williamson Christian College in Franklin, TN - a wonderful, accredited 4 year college for adult learners. That is where he started writing the devotionals. The passion of his heart is to love God and to help others learn to love God more and more. He grew up in St. Joseph, MI - Class of '66. Graduated from Michigan State in '70 and Wheaton Grad School in '78. Thunderous conversion October 11, 1968. He and Donna were engaged 2 hrs & 15 minutes after they met August 25, 1969 at a Christian camp in Georgia. They married in '70 and have 4 wonderful sons. Most of his adult career has been in business in NE Ohio. They lived for 20 years in Peninsula, OH. They attended St. Luke's Ministries (Anglican) in Copley, OH for many years. Four years ago they were reassigned by the Lord to attend River of Life Community Church in Hudson, OH. St. Luke's prayerfully sent them off on this new adventure with much love.
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