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Where Has Your Focus Been Lately?

When we are taking pictures and are adjusting the camera lense, at first what is seen in the camera lense may be blurry until we can adjust the lense to come into focus. Just like the camera lense, we too can lose our focus and everything around us becomes blurry.
A definition of focus is the center of interest or activity. What has been your focus lately? Has it been Jesus or everything else? The plan of the enemy is to keep us distracted so we lose our focus on Christ.
Ways we lose our focus: 1.Take our eyes off Jesus and onto our problems and circumstances. 2.Agreeing with what the enemy shows or tells us. 3.Getting overwhelmed by someone else’s problems or issues. 4.Trying to follow the crowd and what everyone else is doing. 5.Carrying burdens that are way too heavy for us to carry. 6.Comparing ourselves to others. 7.Pleasing man instead of God. 8.Being too busy-with work, with church, or other activities.
A little acronym to help you remember to FOCUS: Filter out all distractions. Obtain …