‘Jesus is our compass!’
by Ivy Conner
Jan 08, 2012 | 1317 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Jesus should be our anchor, our rock, our purpose, our teacher, our compass. Jesus had a compass for his life on earth—a direction, a purpose. Do you? Jesus purpose was to preach, Mark 1:36-38; to save people from their sins, Matt. 1:21; to seek and save the lost, Luke 19:10; to do the will of His Father, John 4:34.

What is your compass? Your goal? Your plan? Your driving force. The Bible tells us, ‘And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever,’ I John 2:17. Without Jesus we are without God and without hope in this lost world, Eph. 2:12. Without Jesus we are like a ship on a stormy sea without a compass.

As we enter this New Year let’s be sure to remember that our focus should be eternal. Here are five c’s to help. One, use a calendar to help you keep on track. The Bible tells us to be concerned about time, Gal. 4:4. Two, use the clock and plan your days to include Bible study and prayer. Remember, ‘…night cometh,’ John 9:4. Three, Jesus is our compass – everything we do should reflect his guidance. Four, use the computer. God doesn’t need a computer, but, if used properly, it can help us stay on track. Five, most importantly, remember, the cross is the essence of our everything, Matt. 6:33; Gal. 2:20; Col. 3:1-4; I Cor. 15:10

Jesus is our…Light, Shepherd, Apostle, Prophet, Captain, Cornerstone, Rock, Foundation, Way, Truth, Bread, Meat, Resurrection & Life, Teacher. Thus Jesus, our compass, points the way! Follow Him!

Whoever reads this, we love you and God loves you. If you have questions or comments, contact Ivy at or his website or (361) 343‑2778.
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