See It: Faith's Opportunity
Today I want to talk to you about the opportunity to see. By opportunity, I talk about it as faith opportunity. If you can't see something, you can never have it. We all have the opportunity to start off life with basically 20/20 vision. We all basically can see, but there's a difference between seeing and seeing. I want to talk to you about a vision that looks beyond the human eyesight into the divine potential to learn to see as God sees.
Riding along with a man who is a hunter and extremely attuned to nature. He sees so much wildlife that I never see. I'm more concerned of getting to my destination, he's more concerned about the wildlife that we pass. Did you see the groundhog? Did you see the rabbit? Did you see the deer? Did you see the red fox? Did you see the wild turkey? Did you see that specific bird? I didn't see it, I just wanted to get to my destination. All those things were within my own eyesight, but I did not see them. I didn't see them for I have not been trained to see them nor or my interests focused in that direction.
When we talk about the area of faith's opportunity, seeing it, we can all be at the same area but not all see the same thing because we're not trained to see it. In Joshua chapter 14, Caleb was sent out in verse 7, to spy out the land. He saw things differently then the other spies saw them. He saw them as faith's opportunity. He recognized that they were giants, but also saw the fruit of the land, but more importantly, he saw the promise of God. You can find the see it stage in the foundation of most all great men of the Bible. Let me show you some illustrations.
Moses, for example was a great leader. Read Hebrews 11:24-27. By faith, Moses,when he became of age, refused to be called the son of Pharaoh's daughter choosing rather to suffer affliction with the people of God then to enjoy the passing ple ...
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