“Fear not, for I am with you;be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you,I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” (Isaiah 41:10)
I started having some pain in my mid-back off to one side yesterday, and after speaking to an RN on the phone, it sounds like it’s probably my kidney causing the pain. Ugh, I despise getting old sometimes haha. Needless to say I have a doctor’s appointment in an hour from now to get it checked out.
“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” (Galatians 2:20)
Some people like to call it their “B.C.” or “Before Christ” years, referring to the period of their life before coming to faith and salvation in Jesus. I remember mine, and it wasn’t pretty.
“If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.” (Col. 3:1-2)
Let’s face it, the COVID-19 pandemic has likely led to a complete reshuffling of the priorities in your life. The question is, did your focus merely shift from one set of earthly diversions to another, or has it led you to set your mind on the things that are above? (more…)