Gaze means “to look steadily, intently, and with fixed attention. What are you gazing upon today?
His Name IS Advent Devotion: Day 13
Oh, magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. —Psalm 34:3
Think about this idea of magnification with me for a moment. When we use a magnifying glass to observe something, we don’t actually make the object larger. We aren’t altering it’s size, but rather we are altering our perception of that object. When we magnify God, we are extolling and praising Him for who He is. We are giving Him priority in our lives. It’s easy to allow the things of this world to loom large in our sight and fail to acknowledge the One is above all things. It’s easy to become fixated on problems and hardship rather than focus on our God who is mighty and has all things under His sovereign care.
Notice the many names and attributes of Jesus found in Mary’s Song of Praise found in Luke 1. …continue reading