And Elisha prayed, and said, “Lord, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.”  Then the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw.  And behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha.  (2 Kings 6:17)

We believers need eyes that see.  What does that mean?  My opinion is that God is referring to a gift that all who accept Jesus as Savior have the ability to access.

Eyes that see enabled the author of Colossians 1:15 to state:  He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 

Similarly, eyes that see empowered Isaiah to share:  But you shall be named the priests of the Lord, they shall call you the servants of our God.  You shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and in their glory you shall boast.  (Isa 61:6)

Every believer needs the seeing eye of faith conferred upon him/her to discern how well God protects them and provides for them.  With eyes that see we can appreciate all of the blessings and benefits of our salvation that Jesus has purchased for each one of us.  We can recognize and lay hold of spiritual realities.

Then the Lord answered me and said: “Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it.  (Hab 2:2)  The Lord has given us His Word, the Scriptures, in order that we may read and understand clearly what He has given to each of us.  Read His Word each day, and familiarize yourself with His plentiful and precious promises to you.  As you do, you will begin to see new spiritual truths most clearly.

In this way, you may easily run the race set before you because you will have eyes that see—a spiritual ability accessed by faith!  

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s