Seeing Only Jesus

When they opened their eyes, they saw only Jesus.

(Matthew 17:8 CEV)

After the dramatic experience on the mountain, the curtain was closed and the disciples saw not Moses or Elijah, the most revered Old Testament prophets, but Jesus. Prior to this, the disciples’ eyes had gazed on the magnificent scene of all three men on the mountain. However, God wanted them to set their eyes only on His Son. Like any lover, God wants us to have eyes only for Him. When our eyes become fixed on people or things, He’ll find a way to get us to look at Him again. Keep your eyes on Jesus.

We can only see Jesus when everything else fades away.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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