Eyes Fixed on the Unseen - February 14, 2023

Paul said in 2 Corinthians 4:16-18, “We do not lose heart…for our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen.”

Hear what Paul called light and momentary. Not what I’d have called them, and I think you’ll agree: Imprisoned. Beaten. Stoned. Shipwrecked three times. In constant danger. Hungry and thirsty. Light and momentary troubles? How could Paul describe endless trials with that phrase? He tells us. He could see “an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.”

And you, you’re tired. Understandably so, rightfully so. You want to go on, but some days the road seems so long. God never said the journey would be easy, but he did say that the arrival would be worth it!