Colossians 3:1-2 See things from His perspective

When I open up my heart to God, when I am filled with the Holy Spirit, when I am living a new life in him, I also receive a vision correction. I see the same things, but somehow they don’t look the same any more. I have a whole new perspective.
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 Colossians 3:1-2 (New Living Translation)
Since you have been raised to new life with Christ, set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits in the place of honor at God’s right hand. Think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth.
 
Colossians 3:1-2 (The Message)
So if you’re serious about living this new resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. Don’t shuffle along, eyes to the ground, absorbed with the things right in front of you. Look up, and be alert to what is going on around Christ—that’s where the action is. See things from his perspective.
 
Why study the Bible this way? If you take it into your mind and heart enough to translate it into a picture or word, it becomes part of you. If you add a sentence or two of explanation, you then engage another part of your brain which cements God’s words even firmer into your heart and mind. If you want to remember it, you can think of what  you drew.
Want to share? I invite your comments and an upload of your own drawings.

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