18″ So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever.”
2 Corinthians 4:18, (NLT)
This dear ones, is an awesome verse with some pretty profound implications. The more I marinade in it, the better it gets.
But more importantly, it refuses to give in to the temporary. The earthly reality that swirls around us is brief. Its provisional purpose is an exclusive one; it exists to prepare us for an eternity with God. That hope ‘rewires’ us. We must be prepared for this encounter, we must be changed.
The spiritual realities are the ones that are truly real,
(And the ‘Bible truths’ are the ones that are really authentic.)
Issues must be settled in the temporary ‘here-and-now.’…
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