Colossians 3:2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth
On most days what percentage of your day is focused vertically? __________________
On most days what percentage of your day is focused horizontally? ________________
Psalm 27:6 English Standard Version (ESV)
6 And now my head shall be lifted up
above my enemies all around me,
and I will offer in his tent
sacrifices with shouts of joy;
I will sing and make melody to the Lord.
Psalm 3:3 English Standard Version (ESV)
3 But you, O Lord, are a shield about me,
my glory, and the lifter of my head.
Matthew 17:8 English Standard Version (ESV)
8 And when they lifted up their eyes, they saw no one but Jesus only.
When we lift our eyes vertically, we can focus on Him. When we focus on our Creator it allows us to Praise Him more fully.
How do you praise/worship God? Are there times of praise/worship when you feel more connected to Him? What does that look like for you?
Psalm 141:2 English Standard Version (ESV)
2 Let my prayer be counted as incense before you,
and the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice!
1 Timothy 2:8 English Standard Version (ESV)
8 I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling;