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The Vision We Need (7 of 12)
Series: The Heavenly Vision - Seeing the Invisible
Dr. Stan Coffey
I.A VISION OF LOST SOULS
II. A VISION OF THE JUDGMENT SEAT OF CHRIST
III. A VISION OF THE CHURCH AND ITS IMPORTANCE
IV. A VISION OF THE HORROS OF HELL
I'd like you to turn to the Book of Proverbs, Chapter 29 and Verse 18. Just one verse of scripture for a message entitled, "The Vision We Need" or "We Need A Vision".
Now we are involved in an emphasis on vision and seeing with spiritual eyes, being able to see with the eyes of faith, able to see with the eyes of the heart. You know there are many people who do not have physical sight but who can see further than many people who do have physical sight.
Fanny Crosby was one of those. She wrote "Blessed Assurance, Jesus is mine. Oh what a foretaste of glory divine, Heir of salvation, purchased of God, born of His spirit, washed in His blood."
She could see that blessed assurance because Fanny Crosby was a believer who saw with eyes of faith. She wrote, "When I see my redeemer, when I cross the swelling tide, then a bright and glorious morning I shall see and I will know my redeemer when I reach the other side for His smile will be the first to welcome me and I shall know Him."
She dreamed of that day when her eyes would literally see Jesus but until that day she could see Jesus with the eyes of the heart. That's what the heavenly vision is all about - seeing the invisible and that's the thing that causes us to continue to be faithful, to be steadfast, to go on, to move forward, to walk by faith as Moses did. He endured as seeing Him who is invisible.
That's what causes us to serve the Lord with gladness and to enter into His presence with joy and thanksgiving because we see with eyes of faith. I want to share again today about the vision. We need a vision.
In Proverbs there are many great truths and many great pearls of wisdom but here is one we should never forget. Proverbs ...
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