Thursday, November 29, 2018

Don't Hold on too Tightly.

...Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people with His own blood, suffered outside the gate. Therefore let us go forth to Him, outside the camp, bearing His reproach. For here we have no continuing city, but we seek the one to come.  Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name.  But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.(Hebrews 13:12-16)
This is NOT our home! I know we hear this as believers and sing about it often. But do we live it out? This life in earth is a time to learn, experience, mature, share, and yes, enjoy! But then we move on . . .don't hold on too tightly!

God has placed us here at this time and place for His purposes and for His glory. We are to experience all He allows while sharing Him with others. It's ALL for Him, not you and me! Our focus should not be what we can gain for ourselves, see for ourselves, and keep for ourselves. All of what we obtain and experience is for God's glory and to draw others to Him!

Lord, allow us to do our best to honor You with what we have in this world and to cause others to see that it is all YOU . . .then move on, head HOME! Keep our focus upon YOU!

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