Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.
—José Ortega y Gasset
Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. Your commands are always with me and make me wiser than my enemies. I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. (Psalm 119:97-99, NIV)
The men of the Bible were dwelling on the Person of Christ, not on their misfortunes . . . The emphasis all the time was “walk in Christ.” —Samuel Rees Howells
Since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. (Hebrews 12:1-2, NIV)
We are to be totally absorbed with Jesus. He is to fill our skies like the morning sunrise. He is to be our high noon and our sunset. — R. Kent Hughes
Search for the Lord and for his strength; continually seek him. (Psalm 105:4, NLT)