What gets your attention? A tornado twisting through your immediate neighborhood? An earthquake that shakes you out of your bed? Or perhaps a smoke alarm that indicates your home is on fire? People often refer jokingly to a bolt of lightning or a burning bush before they are motivated to take notice of something, even though these two supernatural elements are mentioned in the Bible and got people’s attention. There are times when spectacular events ordained by the divine hand of God do not register in the minds of man. It’s just “mother nature” or the inane mindset that ‘it is what it is.’ However, God is not without other means by which He gets your attention.
We are living in a day and age where Madison Avenue is trying to sell you something, either by hook or crook, meaning unethical mind-control techniques. And thus, we are bombarded every day with an assault of visual and audio advertising, unless you live in a cave like Elijah. Even churchianity has jumped onto the illicit bandwagon of smoke and mirrors, gimmicks and trickery. There’s even an occult technology of power to reach you on a subconscious level to make you hear voices in your head. But, today’s message is to help you overcome all of that ungodly influence. Do you know how to focus on Christ?