Lift up your eyes and see – Part 1

liftupyoureyes.jpgLifting up ones eyes is a function of vision. See what God told Abram to do, “After Lot was gone, the Lord said to Abram, “Look as far as you can see in every direction, for I am going to give it all to you and your descendants. And I am going to give you so many descendants that, like dust, they can’t be counted! Hike in all directions and explore the new possessions I am giving you.” Read Genesis 13:14-17 (TLB). Reading and meditating this scripture opens up a new world of opportunities; you and I are not limited to the country of our birth alone, we can explore any country in the world and be as successful the way God intended for us to be. Interestingly, the Lord asked Jeremiah a pertinent question; “The Lord showed me something in a vision. Then He asked, “What do you see, Jeremiah?” I answered, “A branch of almonds that ripen early.” “That’s right,” the Lord replied, “and I always rise early to keep a promise.” Read Jeremiah 1:11-12 (CEV). This is an astonishing promise from God to us, won’t you agree? The ability to see is enabled through the eyes of your heart; in other words you see things through the eyes of Gods word. So what I am trying to make you see is this when the scripture says, “The eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which he has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints” Read Ephesians 1:18 (ESV). Continue reading “Lift up your eyes and see – Part 1”