“Set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things”
What does it mean for us to set our minds on things above? What does the Christian gain from taking his mind each morning and fixing it on things invisible? What do you gain, Christian, from taking your hearts affections and placing them heavenward?
Let us think on this: as creatures formed by the hand of God and in the likeness of Him, where else could we possibly feel at home but in heaven?
Do you feel out of place or do you feel at home in this life? For the Christian is always being told that visible things are more valuable than faith. We are told that what we can hold is more important than who holds us every hour.
These cannot be mixed. This morning out hearts will either be set on the world or set on Christ. And we cannot love the world if we find our life in it.
We must die today. If we wish to know the joy and freedom offered to us, we must set our affections on heavens throne.
This is love: we may know our Maker everyday.