A Glimpse of Grace

​Stay Focused
Wednesday, 13 September 2017
Colossians 3:1-2
1 If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on thing that are above, not on things that are on earth.

It’s been a crazy past couple of days.  First, Hurricane Irma and the devastation it brought, and my concern for my brother Jack and his family and church, and many in our church also knew people there.  Then the memory of the attacks on America on 9/11 and the dredging up of all those feelings on that fateful day.   We will never forget!

Add to it the things happening around here with a number of wounded friends, the fact the we are in the middle of a move to a different house in a different town, and just the day to day issues of trying to shepherd a flock as a pastor.  (Yes, that can be very difficult at times).

It even affected me to the point that I have skipped two days of a Glimpse!  (and you should know right here that as we are moving, it may be sporadic for the next week).

So, what to do.  Well...stay focused!  Seriously!  But not focused on the troubles and tribulations, but focused on that which is above.  Upon the person seated at the right hand of God.  Jesus, my Savior and yours. 

This world will always be filled with troubles.  It will always be filled with stress and anxiety and shame and pain and all the other things that sin has filled it with.  But if we can simply turn our eyes upon Jesus, suddenly, it appears that even though the problems still exist, there is a sense of peace and renewed strength in dealing with them. 

So set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. Ask Him to walk with you as you face or experience the problem issues and I assure you, He will help you through them.  No matter what they are or how big they are!

Be Well, Do Good Work...and
Be Blessed Like Crazy!
Pastor Perry
Destination Church and Ministries
website: DestinationOnline.org

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Pastor Perry