Don’t Lose Focus

2 Tim 3:16     Romans 15:4      Luke 8:18      John 6:29    Mark 12:29-31  

Titus 3:3-5      1 Cor 1:30          Eph 6:17         Acts 4:12     1 Thes 5:9



Heb 2:1 “We must listen very carefully to the truth we have heard, or we may drift away from it. 

2 Cor 3:17  The Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.

Gal 3:23  We had no freedom until God showed us the way of faith that was coming.

Eph 3:12  In Christ we can come before God with freedom and without fear.  We can do this through faith in Christ.     

Gal 5:1  We have freedom now,  because Christ made us free.  So stand strongDo not change and go back into the slavery of the law. (Col 2:6-23  don’t follow human rules)

James 2:12-13 Speak and act as those who are going to be judged by the law that gives freedom….

1 Peter 2:16-17  Live as free people, but do not use your freedom as an excuse to do evil.    

Scriptures to help us keep focus in troubled times  

1.  Phil 4:8 Brothers and sisters,  think about the things that are good and worthy of praise…..(4-9)

2.  Hebrews 2:2-3  Let us look only to Jesus, the One who began our faith and who makes it perfect.

     2 Cor 12:9  “My grace is enough for you.”   

     Romans 8:28  We know that in everything God works for the good of those who love him.

3.  Col 3:2  Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.   Christ is your life, and when he comes again, you will share in his glory.       ( 1-4) nlt

     2 Cor 4:18  We set our eyes not on what we see but on what we cannot see.  (16-5:1)

4.  Col 3:15  Let the peace that Christ gives control your thinking …. Let the teaching of Christ live in you richly.   Use all wisdom to teach and instruct each other….

     Psalms 19:14  May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing ….

5.  1 Peter 1:3 … In God’s great mercy he has caused us to be born again into a living hope..

     Jonah 2:7 When my life had almost gone, I remembered the LORD.  I prayed to you, and you heard my prayers …

6.  Jeremiah 29:13   If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me.

     Proverbs 4:23  Guard your heart above all else,  for it determines the course of your life. (23-27)