a healthy eye

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WHAT DIRECTION ARE YOU HEADED?

Luke 11:33-36

Luke 11:33 “No one after lighting a lamp puts it in a hidden place or under a basket, but on a lamp-stand, so that those who come in can see the light.
Luke 11:34 Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eye is healthy, your whole body is full of light, but when it is diseased, your body is full of darkness.
Luke 11:35 Therefore see to it that the light in you is not darkness.
Luke 11:36 If then your whole body is full of light, with no part in the dark, it will be as full of light as when the light of a lamp shines on you.”

a healthy eye

Here’s what Dr. Gary Staats says about a healthy eye:

“If the eye is healthy, then all the rest of the body will be healthy and will be light. A healthy eye causes the rest of the body to move and walk in a way that does not cause one to fall or stumble over objects that one would not see. If your eye is evil, that is if you go after money as the goal of all, then all the body shall be dark. …The eye that is able to see eternity and prepare for eternity is a healthy eye, but the eye that only sees the temporal is the unhealthy eye” (The Teaching of Christ in The Sermon on The Mount, 26).

LORD, show us your promises for eternity, then help us to keep our eyes steady, focused on those promises.

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About Jefferson Vann

Jeff is a Christian missionary.
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