Luke 11:34 The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore, when your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light. But when your eye is bad, your body also is full of darkness. (NKJV) (Previous devotionals can be found at www.seriousfaith.com)Jesus had just told the crowds that they were an “evil generation” who were seeking “signs” as “proof” that Jesus was the Son of God. He told them that they weren’t going to get any signs except the “sign of Jonah”. Then the Lord goes on to tell them that the problem was their bad lamps.It all sounds kind of irrelevant and strange to us; but in fact, the Lord could just as easily speak these words to us and have [...]
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Proverbs 15.3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place, Keeping watch on the evil and the good. (NKJV)The Lord is looking at you this very moment. What is your immediate reaction to this? Do you see eyes of severity, condemnation or chastisement? Or do you envision gentle eyes of love and patience, pleased with what they see? Your initial reaction should be very revealing about the condition of your spiritual life. Stop for a moment and take a few seconds to meditate on this.The reality that the Lord is everywhere, watching every thing, has two sides from our perspective (yet even the “negative” side is positive in reality):Positive: The Lord sees all the good work, sacrifice and love we offer in His Name [...]