Look Up

Jan 2, 2022    Ron Barnard
Woe to me, that I sojourn in Meshech, that I dwell among the tents of Kedar! Too long have I had my dwelling among those who hate peace. I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war! Psalm 120:5-5 ESV

I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 1 Peter 2:11 ESV

Looking up starts with knowing when you’re looking down.

I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? Psalm 121:1 ESV

My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth. Psalm 121:2 ESV

It’s not just the up and down direction of your sight that matters, but who you're looking to that makes the difference.

I lift my eyes to you, O God, enthroned in heaven. Psalm 123:1 NLT

I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know the hope to which he has called you. Ephesians 1:16-18 ESV

As the eyes of servants look to the hand of their master, as the eyes of a maidservant to the hand of her mistress, so our eyes look to the LORD our God,. Psalm 123:2 ESV

Look at me first so you can see where I’m pointing.

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Isaiah 26:3 ESV

Donʼt you say, ʻThere are four more months and then comes the harvest?ʼ I tell you, look up and see that the fields are already white for harvest! John 4:35 NET - - Look Up Indeed…