Jun 21, 2019
Life requires focus. We all know that. But it’s easy to get distracted along the way and to allow all kinds of things to take your eyes off what is truly important and necessary. The occasional distraction is not a problem, but they can easily add up and leave you wondering why you never get anything done. And the same is true in our spiritual lives. Paul had a lot to say about running the race of life with a goal in mind. He was a determined man who expected those who sat under his teaching to live with the same sense of purpose and potential. And he knew that the enemy was adept at distracting Christ-followers from what was truly important. Satan knows how to take the good things and make them the most important things in our lives. He is like a skilled magician who uses sleight-of-hand to refocus our attention on the trivial rather than the vital. And we end up missing what God has in store for us.