Situation: In this age of instant mass media, do not let the
worries of this world affect
your concentration on Christ.
(All underlines are mine.)
NAS Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses
surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance, and the sin which so easily
entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 fixing our
eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him
endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the
throne of God.
NAS Colossians 3:1 If then you have been raised up with Christ, keep
things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind on the
things above, not on the things that are on earth. 3 For you have died and your life is
hidden with Christ in God. 4 When Christ, who is our life, is revealed, then you also
will be revealed with Him in glory.
NAS Titus 2:13 looking for the blessed hope and the appearing
of the glory of our
great God and Savior, Christ Jesus;
NAS 1 Peter 1:13 Therefore, gird your minds for action, keep
sober in spirit, fix your
hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
NAS John 21:21 Peter therefore seeing him *said to Jesus, "Lord, and
what about this
man?" 22 Jesus *said to him, "If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you?
You follow Me!"
NAS Hebrews 11:26 considering the reproach of Christ greater
riches than the
treasures of Egypt; for he was looking to the reward.
NAS Philippians 1:21 For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
NAS Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all
guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
NAS 2 Corinthians 1:5 For just as the sufferings of Christ are ours
in abundance, so
also our comfort is abundant through Christ.
NAS 1 Peter 1:7 that the proof of your faith, being more precious than
gold which is
perishable, even though tested by fire, may be found to result in praise and glory and
honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ; 8 and though you have not seen Him, you love
Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice
with joy inexpressible and full of glory, 9 obtaining as the outcome of your faith the
salvation of your souls.