Keep Your Focus


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One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple¬Ě (Psalm 27:4 NIV)

Keep Your Eyes On Me

Take lessons from the children of Israel and do not stray or take your eyes off of Me. When you take your eyes off of Me and My word, you focus on unprofitable, things without power to change or bring life. Then, discouragement and defeat, which are plans of the enemy, slip in and bring a sense of hopelessness.

I Never Fail

His sole priority is to convince you dire or uncomfortable circumstances prove the lack of My loving presence or willingness to intervene. This leads you to trust in other things or even people. I am the only on who never fails. I will not fail you (Lamentations 4:17). Remember, everything you need for the circumstance you find yourself in is already present in Me. I am your ever present help in time of trouble (Psalms 46:1).

When Moses spoke to the rock, declaring exactly what I told him, provision was manifest. When he put his staff in the sea it was parted. When Peter focused on Me he walked on water. When he looked at the stormy sea He began to drown. Even then I put out My hand of saving mercy and grace (Matthew 14:29-31).

I Have the Answer

I have an answer for everything. Keep your ear close to My heart and I will reveal exactly what is necessary (John 3:29). It will be up to you then to implement it, and see My hand move on your behalf. I will talk kindly to you in this place, delivering you from many fears and wrong expectations.√ā Hear My voice and do not follow another (John 10:5). Be strong and courageous for I am with you and for you (Joshua 1:9).

It is My Pleasure

It is My pleasure to journey with you, to lead forth with victory in the midst of this place you find yourself in. You must rejoice and have a heart of thanksgiving for the things I have already done. When you have a grateful heart a good foundation of faith is built. Encourage yourself with songs of thanksgiving and you will see from My perspective

Nothing, Absolutely Nothing

Nothing, absolutely nothing is to difficult for Me for My right arm stretches out on your behalf (Psalms 20:6, Psalms 63:8, 118:16) Learn to sing with Me in the wilderness. Joy comes in the morning, so don√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘt give up, victory is just over the horizon. Look and see. See and believe. Believe and receive. Receive and rejoice.

Prayer

Lord forgive me for all the times I have taken my eyes off you and looked at the circumstances around me. Not only did I look at them but I gave them more credit and power than I gave you. I reject the schemes and lies of the enemy. You are my help in times of trouble (Psalms 59:6). Thank you for showering me with Your unfailing love.

Even when I fail or become faithless, You are faithful (2 Timothy 2:13). Your grace is sufficient for Me regardless of the circumstance (2 Corinthians 12:9). I will listen to Your voice and I will not follow another. Increase in me the desire for Your Word. I stand in a posture of faith and receive victory after victory in my life as I focus on You.

You are my strong tower and My refuge. I will draw joy from the well of salvation in my heart. I look and see. I see and believe. I believe and receive. I receive and rejoice. Thank you for all You have done and will do. Amen

Reflect and Journal

  1. Contemplate and reflect on any areas where you have depended on other avenues to accomplish things in your life.
  2. Make a list and give them one by one to the Lord. Exchange your heavy load for His easy yoke.
  3. Ask the Holy Spirit to show you where you have followed anything other than His voice, His word.
  4. Confess any self-reliance, doubt and unbelief and open your heart to receive a shower of unfailing love and grace, removing all dryness.
  5. Reflect and journal your communion with Him as you contemplate the above scriptures.

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About the Author

Brenda

Brenda Craig is a published author, prophetic teacher and Seer whose desire is to know the Lord in all His fullness. Her writings and teachings reflect a deep intimacy with the Lord. As a worshiper, Brenda has received revelation on how to take the simple act of ‚ÄúSoaking in His Presence‚ÄĚ to a new level and developed a teaching called Soaking with a Purpose.

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