FOCUS ON JESUS CHRIST!
Devotion to Jesus means trusting Him alone to meet every need of your body,
soul and spirit. It means giving up looking to any other person or source to
meet those needs. Many single people say, "I'm sick of being lonely. I need a
mate. If only God would give me someone!"
No, a mate would never be able to meet such a need. In fact, a mate could
possibly make you twice as miserable because you would have not only your own
headaches but his (or hers) as well! Until Jesus is your focus, until you see
Him as your only true satisfaction, you will sink deeper and deeper into
At one point, Jesus wanted to prove to His disciples that He was on top of any
situation, so He called Peter to get out of the boat and walk on the water to
meet Him. Peter obeyed—and as long as he remained focused on Jesus, he was
above everything, actually walking on water! But when the disciple began to
focus on his surroundings, he started to sink (see Matthew 14:28-31).
The lesson here is elementary. Yet, I ask you: What do you do when you get that
sinking feeling? Do you call out to a friend for help? Or do you keep your eyes
focused on Jesus and cry out, "Lord, save me"?
The bride of Christ will be comprised of those who have given up trying to find
help, comfort or satisfaction from anything on this earth. They have learned to
depend wholly on the One they love to fully satisfy their every hunger and
Do you have this kind of walk with Jesus? I urge you to keep your eyes focused
on your Bridegroom. Expect His return at any moment and do not look to anyone
or anything else to fulfill you <3 (David Wilkerson)