Fixing Your Focus ( by Fenny West)

Fixing Your Focus 

Fixing your Focus
Requires discipline;
When you’re single-minded
Like Mary who focused on Jesus;
Like Paul who forgot the past
And looked to what was ahead
And pressed on for Mark
Of the prize 🏆 of the High Calling.

Fixing your Focus.
Requires full attention
And determination
Avoiding distraction,
Like Nehemiah,
Refusing to give in to
Sanballat, Tobiah
And others cohorts.

Fixing Your Focus
Requires imitation
Of the Master
Who defied vilification
And the crucifixion.
And prayed for His enemies
And bore the shame and pain
For the purpose, He was born.

Fixing  your focus
When seeking God’s face
Will bring His grace
And divine Direction.
The Holy Spirit will
Give you instruction
Guidance and counsel
As He speaks to you.

Hebrews 12:2
“Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
Nehemiah 6:4
“Yet they sent unto me four times after this sort; and I answered them after the same manner.”

1 Corinthians 9:27
“But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.”

2     that Sanballat and Geshem sent to me, saying, “Come, let us meet together among the villages in the plain of Ono.” But they thought to do me harm.

3     So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?”

4     But they sent me this message four times, and I answered them in the same manner.

5     Then Sanballat sent his servant to me as before, the fifth time, with an open letter in his hand.

Neh6:2-5
Fenny West 
©2019

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