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The Focus of Our Faith

June 2

We have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God. - Romans 5:2, NKJV

Sometimes, when faced with great problems, our tendency is to focus on the hands of God – what He has not done for us and what we want Him to do for us – instead of focusing on the face of God – simply Who He is. Our depression can deepen through this kind of self-preoccupation. Often, in the midst of great problems, we stop short of the real blessing God has for us, which is a fresh vision of Who He is. When we stop focusing on our problems and on ourselves and focus instead on our almighty and omnipresent God, our problems, as the old hymn promises, “grow strangely dim in the light of His glory and grace.”

Have you grown so impatient, wanting your problems solved now, that you are missing the vision of His glory God has for you? Get your eyes off yourself, your problems, your circumstances, and look to the face of Christ!

From The Vision of His Glory

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