Looking to God Daily

Published by Vision Editorial Team | vision.org.au
man reading bible

Two of the main elements of our lives are health and well-being and strong and sound relationships. Essential components of those are regularity and consistency.

Physical health and wellbeing are unattainable without regular and consistent nutrition and hydration. Put simply, we need to eat and drink well and regularly. The same applies to our emotional and mental health. We need regular and consistent positive input to sustain strong emotional and mental health.

This is what we are all about at Vision—Helping you look to God daily.

When Jesus taught His disciples to pray, as recorded in Matthew 6:11, He told them to pray, ‘Give us this day our daily bread.’ The word “daily” suggests regularity and frequency. Jesus wanted His disciples to understand that their approach to God in prayer could not be ad hoc but had to be systematic and sustained.

We understand that we need a regular intake of nutritious food for the body to grow and develop healthily. The same applies to our spiritual being. We need a regular intake of the spiritual food of truth to strengthen and sustain us. That food of truth is found in the Bible, the living word of God. Matthew 4:4 tells us that, “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.”

The Bible tells us that God created us to have relationship with Him. Human experience tells us that deep and meaningful relationships are not developed without frequent and sincere contact and communication. Those relationships only develop when we spend time and
effort are expended to make them happen.

The same applies to our relationship with God. Our relationship with Him only deepens when we spend time in His presence; when we talk to Him and listen to Him. How do we know when God is speaking to us? We will know because we recognise His language, and we can only recognise His language when we are familiar with the words He speaks in His Word.

Daily—regular, consistent, sincere and sustained.

Read more stories and download the latest edition of our supporter magazine, Vision for Every Australian.

Vision for Every Australian

More from Vision for Every Australian

A Young Life Eternally Saved

The Vision180 magazine and a youth retreat lead to revival in the hearts of young people.

Prisoner Turns to God

A lot of people in prison are looking for answers, and many are broken and really searching for meaning and hope.

Feature image credit: Shutterstock.com



The Word for Today


It Isn’t How You Start, But How You Finish

Are you worried and discouraged today? Maybe in 2021 you had a major setback spiritually. Maybe you even failed in a significant way. Or maybe you find yourself discouraged or spiritually lethargic and you need a jump-start. The good news is, you can start afresh and finish well. Pastor Greg Laurie shares the secret to how.

True Value and Meaning of Our Lives

Does your life have value? Are you an accident or created on purpose and for a purpose? What is the meaning of life? Join Ken Legg as he explores these life-changing questions on this Set Free series.


Donate to vision

Over 80% of our income is from the freewill gifts of wonderful people just like you.
So thank you for helping. Your generous support is 'Connecting Faith to Life'.