Spiritual Target Practice

Spiritual Target Practice

Romans 8:18-27

We know our lives are zeroed in on Christ when…

our current suffering does not compare to _____________________. v18

“Therefore we do not lose heart, but though our outer man is decaying, yet our inner man is being renewed day by day. For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far beyond all comparison, while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.”  II Corinthians 4:16-18

our longing for heaven is our most _____________________ desire.  v19-23

“Therefore, being always of good courage, and knowing that while we are at home in the body we are absent from the Lord- for we walk by faith, not by sight- we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord. Therefore we also have as our ambition, whether at home or absent, to be pleasing to Him.”  II Corinthians 5:6-9

our focus on the unseen gives us _____________________.  v24-25

“Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1