Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Divine Eye

It does not matter how men praise and commend us if God sees that we are living wrong.  The Pharisees were righteous before men; but if you would see how they stood in God's eye, read the twenty-third chapter of Matthew.

We are in reality just what we are before God, nothing less, nothing more.  The question we should always ask ourselves is, "What does God think of me?"  If we would meet His approval, we must first have our hearts right, and then we must be blameless and true in every part of our life.

We should live just as purely and beautifully in secret as in the glare of the world's gaze.

There really is no such thing as secrecy in this world. We imagine that no eye is looking when we are not in the presence of men.   But really, we always have a spectator; we are living all our life in the presence God Himself!   We should train ourselves, therefore, to work for the Divine eye in all that we do, that our work may stand the Divine inspection, and that we may have the approval and commendation of God Himself.
[J.R. Miller]


Hebrews 4:13 ...  Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

1 Samuel 16:7 ... But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.

Proverbs 15:3 ... The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.

Luke 1:6 ... And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.❤