Wednesday, December 27, 2006

What Do You See?

Did you see the real Santa Clause this Christmas? My guess is many children believe they did and will gladly tell you about him with great enthusiasm. Adults saw the same man in a red suit but only smile at the sight of him if they acknowledged him at all.

“Seeing is not believing. Believing is seeing.” That line caught my attention in The Santa Claus 2. Charlie (son of Santa) encourages an unbelieving adult to believe like she did as a child then she is able to see what he sees.

In The Santa Clause 2, Charlie was frustrated to the point of rebellion because he could not tell others that his dad was Santa Clause. Think about that. Why did he not tell others?

John 14:17 The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him.

Hebrews 11:6 Anyone who comes to him [God] must believe that he exists.

John 6:62-64 What if you see the Son of Man ascend to where he was before! The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and they are life. Yet there are some of you who do not believe.

What you see reflects what you believe. What do you see today?

2 Corinthians 4:18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

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~ Luke 4:16-20

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~ Jesus 

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