Luke 21:28   Thought/Prayer:  We Must Look Higher.  Topics:  2 at end.

Speaking of the end times of calamity, Jesus tells his followers, “But when these things begin to come to pass, look up, and lift up your heads, because your redemption is at hand.”  Douay-Rheims 1899 American Version http://www.bible.com (Read this scripture and more at http://prayerpivot.com)
 
It seems so easy.  Our attitude toward created life can seem so very cut-and-dried easy to decide.  And this attitude can just as easily be wrong:  wrong.  Our viewpoint can be skewed as though by stealth.  The distortion of viewpoint can come in response to circumstances and a world view that is focused on, well, the world. 

When considering our viewpoint toward abortion, it can so quickly slip into our thinking that we would agree that women should be able to make their own decisions about their bodies, that the right to make a choice about life or death for a baby within their bodies should be theirs.  Many of us Christians even think this way for years or decades.  We are stuck looking down, or horizontally.

We must look higher.

Christ tells us this.  “Look up, and lift up your heads. . .”  There is Someone above this Earth Who is bigger and better and wiser than any of us can imagine.  This Someone has established unfailing order, a higher order in the universe than those of men. 

Psalm 61:2:  “From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”  KJV This rock is Jesus.

Isaiah 55:9 “For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.” KJV

We just must stop looking down, or horizontally:  Look up.  Look higher.  Look to God and His order.  Go against earthy views; and decide for LIFE. 

As Creator, He ordered the universe with huge and intricate structure.  Seasons and life cycles follow seasons and life cycles.  He is at the center of everything and at the top.  In human form, He told men to let the children come to him.  He came as baby.  Perhaps that is the greatest statement against killing within the womb.

Lord, we ask that our hearts and minds will always be oriented upward and higher.  May we seek Your higher ways, and may we be comfortable with our stance on LIFE over abortion because of Your higher ways and your own growth in Mary’s womb.  Help us to avoid lesser thoughts and goals and, just like babies, grow up, not down.

Topics:  Pray for your mind to be elevated to God’s higher-than-Earth thoughts and ways.
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