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Jesus has a real focus. Jesus is going to do what God wants Him to. I need to get the same focus in my life. What does God want? What is God’s goal for me?

The better we get to know a person, the more acquainted we become with his or her desires. For example, a child may look across a busy street at the ball that bounced away, but he doesn’t run after it, because he knows “my dad wouldn’t want me to do that.”

  • He doesn’t have to ask his father for advice on every situation; he knows what his father would say because he knows his father.
  • The same is true in my relationship to God.
  • As I walk with the Master, obeying His Word and relying on His Spirit, I find that I am given the mind of the Messiah.
  • I know Him, and that helps me to know His will.
  • I find God’s guidance readily available.

The righteousness of the blameless makes their paths straight, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.

(Proverbs 11:5)

God’s Goal — What is the focus of Jesus?

I am a disciple of Jesus. I am learning. The main thing to learn is to not focus on what I want but on what God wants. Jesus is King of God’s country. I must focus on knowing what my King wants and doing it. Knowledge without action is useless.

  • John 6:38  — “For I have come down from heaven, not to do My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
  • Matthew 26:39  — And He went a little beyond them, and fell on His face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from Me; yet not as I will, but as You will.
  • John 4:34  — Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me and to accomplish His work.”
  • John 5:30  — “I can do nothing on My own initiative. As I hear, I judge; and My judgment is just, because I do not seek My own will, but the will of Him who sent Me.
  • Hebrews 10:7  — “Then I said, ‘Behold, I have come (In the scroll of the book it is written of Me) To do Your will, O God.’ ”
  • Hebrews 10:9  — Then He said, “Behold, I have come to do Your will.” He takes away the first in order to establish the second.

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