God's Thoughts Are Higher Than Ours
Have you ever wondered about the kind of thoughts God has? We can be assured that his thoughts are on a different plane than ours because his perspective is so different than ours. God thinks in terms of the eternal and we think in terms of the temporal.
I remember a time many years ago that I visited Chicago. Now, Chicago is a huge city and when you are down on the streets you can’t see much. Tall buildings obscure the skyline and people are everywhere.
While in Chicago I visited the Sears building. That building has an observation area that is over 100 stories above ground level. That is over 1000 feet. From that observation deck you can see for miles. From that perspective there is an entirely different view of the city.
God is telling us in this passage that he sees from a different perspective than we do and that his thoughts are from his view point not ours. When he thinks about us he does so being able to see the whole picture, not the view we have that is obscured by everything around us at ground level.
That is why we should trust God, even when we aren’t so sure about the future. We make the best choices we can based on the knowledge we have, but God’s knowledge of the situation is much more complete than ours because he view it from a better view point.
We must remember that his ways are higher than ours and that his thoughts are from a much better position than ours. When we keep that in mind it is much easier to trust him.
Prayer: Lord, when I look at my circumstances from ground level I become fearful for my future. Grant me the grace to trust you and give me eyes to see what you see. In Jesus name, amen.
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God’s Thoughts Are Higher Than Ours
Principle: God sees from a different perspective than we do and that his thoughts are from his view point not ours. When he thinks about us he does so being able to see the whole picture, not the view we have that is obscured by everything around us at ground level.
Affirmation: I am committed to seeking God for his view of my life and my future because his view is from a higher perspective than mine.
Reflection: God views our life from the perspective of eternity and we view it from the perspective of our limited knowledge. How does that make God's perspective better than ours?
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