Indeed, an excellent reminder about what’s important in life…
Turn my eyes away from worthless things; preserve my life according to Your word. – (Psalm 119: 37)
In this fast-paced, media-blitzed, over-commercialized time of year, this particular verse is especially powerful as a point of prayer. All of the so-called “gotta haves” that are out there, are temporal things. Christ is the reason for the season. He is eternal, and as we fix our eyes on Him, and seek to live according to His word, His plan, and His way, our life is preserved in His promises and His peace is present. The frenzy that fights for footing is fought off when our focus is where it belongs. May we fix our eyes on the eternal, rather than the worthless things that do not last.
Let not the sparkle,
of the worthless things;
steal my attention,
from where freedom rings.
Jesus, fix my eyes,
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