2 Corinthians 4:18 (KJV) 18 While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.
Everything in this life is either temporary or eternal. That means that at any one time we can be looking at the temporary things or the eternal things. It’s our choice. But just knowing that should give you hope.
Most of our problems are temporary and therefore can be changed by the Word of God. But even though this is true, our focus should be on the eternal things of God. That way we don’t get hung up on the nitty gritty of every day annoying issues.
Let’s define temporary things. They’re things that you can access with your five physical senses: see, hear, smell, taste, or touch. If those things fit this category, they can be changed! Wow! That should be good news to everyone! If it’s a sickness problem, that can be changed. If it’s a financial problem, that can be changed. No matter what the problem is, it can be changed with the Word of God.
However, the question now arises as to how we are to change those things that are temporary. And of course, you already know what I’m about to say – by the Word of God. That’s why it’s so important to know God’s Word because there are different ways of praying about situations.
Prayer is not “one size fits all.” There are different kinds of prayer and if you mix them up, they won’t give you the desired results you’re looking for.
Brothers and sisters, it’s time for us to get serious about the things of God and dig in and go all out for God. Time is short and there’s a lot of work to be done for the kingdom of God and we’re the ones who will have to do it.
These are exciting times, especially in the USA. We’re on the brink of a major presidential election and things are getting hot. But God isn’t moved. He sees the end from the beginning and He is well able to direct our steps.
Remember, there’s a whole world out there that needs Jesus and those of us who have committed our lives to Him are the ones who need to reach the unsaved.
Isaiah 46:10 (KJV) 10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:
Proverbs 3:5-6 (KJV) 5 Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
2 Corinthians 5:7 (KJV) 7 (For we walk by faith, not by sight:)