Psalm 1:3 He shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit
in its season, whose leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall
When darkness covered the face of the earth, God said, “Let there be
light,” and there was light. (Genesis 1:3) When a certain man paralyzed for 38
years lay helpless at the pool of Bethesda, Jesus said, “Rise, take up your bed
and walk,” and immediately, the man was healed, took up his bed and walked.
You don’t say such words unless you see something others don’t. God does
not see the way man sees. Man, however, must see the way God sees. We must see
the vision of the Almighty.
The prophet Balaam saw the vision of the Almighty when the Spirit of God
fell on him. As he looked down from a mountain at the camp of the Israelites, he
found himself saying, “How lovely are your tents, O Jacob! Your dwellings, O
Israel! Like valleys that stretch out, like gardens by the riverside, like aloes
planted by the Lord, like cedars beside the waters.” (Numbers 24:5–6)
Balaam would not have said this unless he saw Israel not in the natural,
but as God saw it. At that time, the Israelites were a discontented lot, always
murmuring and complaining in the wilderness. But when God looked at them, He saw
them like flourishing gardens planted by the rivers—fruitful and
Beloved, God wants you to see yourself the way He sees you—“like a tree
planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose
leaf also shall not wither; and whatever he does shall prosper”. So see yourself
like a tree planted by the rivers of water, bringing forth fruit in your season.
See yourself as one who will not wither, whose health will not fail. See
whatever you do prospering!
See the vision of the Almighty. That vision is always a good vision.
Whenever you see your situation through God’s eyes, you will find that your
situation will change because when you see as He sees, you allow Him to work as
the Almighty in your life!