The slang “Whatcha Lookin’ At?” stems from a commercial for Channel 11 in the 50s to the 60s and has been used by several lyricists in their songs. As sanctified followers of Jesus Christ, we ought to be asking the question ‘Whatcha lookin at?’ to ourselves.
We must first Look ON to Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith (Hebrews 12:2)
We must then Look OUT at the fields, for the harvest truly is plentiful but the workers are few (John 4:35; Matthew 9:37).
We must then Look IN to ourselves in self-examination, so that we may not lose what we have worked for and that we may receive our reward in full. (2 John 1:8)
Points to ponder:
Are you/Am I looking UP and ON to Jesus Christ? This is our look to be SAVED and be SANCTIFIED.
Are you/Am I looking OUT at the harvest (of lives to be reconciled unto God)? This is our look to SEEK and to SERVE.
Are you/Am I looking IN to ourselves, so that in the end we receive the full reward. This is our look to SURVEY and be SATISFIED.
So, whatcha lookin’ at?
Hebrews 12:2 (KJV)
2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.
John 4:35 (KJV)
35 Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.
Matthew 9:37-38 (KJV)
37 Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;
38 Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth labourers into his harvest.
2 John 1:8 (KJV)
8 Look to yourselves, that we lose not those things which we have wrought, but that we receive a full reward.