Eyes Front

Reading for Today: Proverb Chapter 4

Gold Nugget
Verse 25: Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you.

When I was in the military, we were familiar with the command, "Eyes Front!". Not only was it part of standing at attention, it was a reminder to observe what was in front of us. Whether it be instructions we were receiving or simply a command for us to pay attention, eyes front meant we had our focus on what was before us. We find these same instructions in today's gold nugget, Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you.

All that this world has to offer, still isn't worthy of distracting us from Jesus. Distractions can be anything from too much TV, golfing, playing, shopping, sports, etc. We must remember that we have enlisted in the Army of the Lord and we should live our lives as if a war is raging on and the wounded are all over the battlefield. We must continue to see everyday as potentially our last. How would you spend your last day for the Lord? Consider what Paul wrote to Timothy in 2 Timothy 2:4, No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as a soldier.

Lord, it is so easy for me to get distracted and look to the left or the right. I need to be reminded of what is at stake if I vary from the path you put before me. Father, forgive me of too many times that I have been distracted from the mission that you have sent me on. I want to fight the good fight for you, because I love you. Amen

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1 comment:

  1. 4-27 tells it like it is AMEN Freddie Rodriguez