Luke 21:28 “ Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near!” THE Sign for Some! As the signs of HIS comingmerge with speed into oneand the great divide growseven greater; …then am I assured thatour SAVIOUR approacheswith rapture eternal…yetonly for some. Yes! The LORD […]Read More THE Sign for Some!
James 4:7 “Surrender yourselves then to GOD. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you!” HIS Open Doors! Oh LORD, show us doors for escaping.Yea, open our eyes;Yea, help us realizethat each path filled with Error…has exits! For so it is written in Scripture.Flee evil each hour;flee steps which devouryour faith when Temptation arises! […]Read More HIS Open Doors!
John 10:9 “I AM the door. If anyone enters by ME, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture!” The Only Waymaker! Unaccepting of breaks save those fracturing Error; unwelcoming things which detract from HIS WORDS… Thus single-minded in unison serving…are we who agree by HIS SPIRIT’s indwelling. As the […]Read More The Only Waymaker!
Matthew 18:20 “For where two or three have gathered together in MY NAME, I am there in their midst!” Bent Together! Our knees bear the scars of compliance enforced Thus are they calloused in completely in tandem. Where the LORD paused each journey HIServants were on to align them with HIS Way…again. Oh, the Joy […]Read More Bent Together!
1 John 1:7 “But if we walk in the light, as HE is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of JESUS HIS SON cleanses us from all sin.” Love’s Perfect Exchange! Extend hearts of fleshfor those yet fueled by stone…so the life of anothermight transform their own. Change “set […]Read More Love’s Perfect Exchange!
Hosea 4:6a “MY people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…” For Lack of Knowledge! Keep his hands fromscribing error; yea,constrain her stepswith YOURS… …and forever changetheir actions whichcome from suchhearts of stone. Even bind theirwandering minds tothe thoughts foundin YOUR WORD. Yet well before this,oh, my FATHER, haveme know the lack —in me. As HIServant […]Read More For Lack of Knowledge
Colossians 1:27 “To them GOD willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is CHRIST in you, the hope of glory!” Wholly Sacrificing! When CHRIST chose the Cross,no one physically joined HIM.The thieves had their ownand each one – hung on one. Yet! Just one […]Read More Wholly Sacrificing!
Psalm 33:18 “Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear HIM, on those who hope in HIS steadfast love!” Open the Eyes of my Heart! “Born someone else!”,so many have dreamed…for a face that is differentand also appealing. But faces fade sincevision is fleeting. Thuswhat good such change ifone’s heart shows not […]Read More Open the Eyes of my Heart!
Psalm 121:1-2 “I will lift up my eyes to the hills — from whence comes my help? My help comes from the LORD, WHO made heaven and earth.” From The Hills! The mountainous landscape slowly and lazily stretched out towards her. By its clover-covered arms and flowing strands of edelweiss hair, so fixated her eyes […]Read More From the Hills!
1 Corinthians 16:13-14 “Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong. Let all that you do be done with love.” And Having Done All…STAND!! YOU came as Savior for those withoutworth at least in ourselves — brokendown by the cursed.Yea, YOU came as Savior for flesh undeserved — where our best isa rag […]Read More And Having Done All…Stand!
Matthew 11:30 “For MY yoke is easy and MY burden is light.” The Lightest Cross! Purge the pride within “I”which does not deny self.Cast it off as a snake whosemere presence means trouble. There! HIS Potters wheeltransforms and restores us!There! JESUS, with fire,removes human stubble. So again, here Todayburn those robes called“Self Righteous.” Abandon“intentions of […]Read More The Lightest Cross!
Proverbs 28:26 “Whoever trusts in his own mind is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom will be delivered!” “The Fool” Full of Faith! When does Wisdom convert into Ignorance? When would someone down- grade what they know for a mystery… …when the Unknown so favored one seems to walk blindly? Who answers such […]Read More “The Fool” Full of Faith!
Ephesians 4:11 “And HE Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastorsand teachers…” Saint Equipment! Saint Equipping, a patronfelt burdened with Purpose.To preach expectations whichCHRIST gave to man. Saint Equipping, most zealous,then studied — inspired —to teach souls to wearHeaven’s armor of GOD. For this Hour, so pressing,matched up with […]Read More Saint Equipment!
Psalm 27:14 “Wait on the LORD; Be of good courage, and HE shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the LORD!” 10 Minutes Too Long! If a “shorter” sermon was offered, would each listener give greater Attention? Would HIS gifts found in Scripture transition…to those who just came to keep Time? As a babe […]Read More 10 Minutes Too Long!
Faith’s Prayer, Insistent! Oh GOD! Our LORD JESUS!How relentless this Hour!Constant pressures constrictboth one’s thoughts and each soul. Hear our prayers continuefor increased this battleYea, we plead, “Heed ourhearts’ cry, sweet SAVIOUR!” Yet we smile in the faceof this storm’s greatoppression! Though satanbelittle our vessels with Malice… …still YOU stand against him andeach hoard of […]Read More Faith’s Prayer, Insistent!
Romans 10:1 “Brothers, my heart’s desire and prayer to GOD for them is that they may be saved!” Fervently Forward; Transforming Residue! If I look at the residue of “left behind”, it tells stories of triumph and tales of grief. Both Laughter and Sadness leave trails of Remembrance and whichever lives memorably strongest — “wins”. […]Read More Fervently Forward; Transforming Residue!
Psalms 94:18 “When I said, my foot slips; YOUR mercy, O LORD, held me up!” Reflecting GOD’s Love!! We’re so far in the holefrom loving anotherthe way that the LORD did.As such, our true colors…feel darker with Timewhen each fool again stumbles….so often at crossroads of Conflict. But HIS love reaches down;lifting us from such […]Read More Reflecting GOD’s Love!
John 10:16 “And other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they will hear MY voice; and there will be one flock and one SHEPHERD…” At the Sheep Crossing! The peer of unsuspecting souls is sightless Faith — misguiding. GOD’s Way looks often darkened then to pilgrims […]Read More At The Sheep Crossing!
2 Timothy 2:1 “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in CHRIST JESUS…” Grace like Rain! Sanctuary, Sanctuary;GOD, grant us Refugefrom Sin and from Selfwhich attack us within. Restraint yet Constraining;GOD, grant us “chains”to stay on THY paths whichattract us with Grace! For we never want freedfrom these bonds sewn byHAND, […]Read More Grace like Rain!
Romans 12:3b “…think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that GOD has assigned.” Followers Faithful! Hear JESUS, heed JESUSand no other voice.Turn the volume up highas you read through HIS WORD! Pray JESUS, Praise JESUS;lift up your voices…Preaching zealously, fearlessly,“Worship HIS NAME! Call JESUS, Claim JESUS;lift up your heartsong!Yea, presently serve […]Read More Followers Faithful
Isaiah 26:3 “YOU will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on YOU, because he trusts in YOU! Yesterday’s, Today’s and Tomorrow’s Truth! So lift up your voice;for the devils are liars!Yes, call on the LORD;HE’s our conquering lion… …WHO bottles your tearsand battles your fearswith you now! Our Victory HE won eventhough […]Read More Yesterday’s, Today’s and Tomorrow’s Truth!
Hebrews 6:17 “So when GOD desired to show more convincingly to the heirs of the promise the unchangeable character of HIS purpose, HE guaranteed it with an oath…” From Changeable to Changeless! YOU have changed us from this outer shell till our hopes and desires have gained Ageless wisdom. Such only comes from YOUR great […]Read More From Changeable to Changeless!
Proverbs 3:11 My child, despise not thechastening of the LORD; neither be weary of HIS correction…” The Parenting Book! Parents draw offspring with voices of Guidance. With physical strength attimes fully restraining… …protecting their steps from Life’s dangers surrounding. So too our GOD moves in like manner. As such, these hands guiding my own precious […]Read More The Parenting Book!
Hosea 6:3b “As surely as the sun rises,HE will appear; HE will come to us likethe winter rains, like the spring rainsthat water the earth!” Expecting Spring’s SAVIOUR! The crisp winter airis upon us; from HISstorehouses blowingso sense we its chill. Bundled closely in layers,the children are playingas snowmen and snowforts appear. What joyful abandondisplayed! […]Read More Expecting Spring’s SAVIOUR!
Isaiah 26:3 “YOU will keep (those) in perfect peace, whose minds are stayed on YOU, because they trust in YOU!” With Such Peace! When Peace like a Riverattends to our souls andflows through our valleyswhere darkness may linger; by such revelations ofGOD am I strengthened!And why? ‘Tis since CHRISTis its AUTHOR…and mine! So HE offers […]Read More With Such Peace!
Romans 2:11 “For there is no respect of persons with GOD.” Given Equally: All! Hear the WORD of the LORD: “You are priceless! I have called MINE by names so unique, there’s one “you”. Though the evil surrounding assigns you a number, the DNA strand I created is greater! To match with your title unknown […]Read More Given Equally: All!
2 Corinthians 9:7 “Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for GOD loves a cheerful giver.” Reciprocating Servants! While there is yet daylightand strength in these vessels;though Prophecy surges withone more fulfillment; …still run we to serve thosewhose darkness — consuming— because our light doesn’treach them […]Read More Reciprocating Servants!
Ephesians 1:7 “In HIM we have redemption through HIS blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of HIS grace…” Even w/ Edits & Deletes! When one’s thoughts drift to “paper” where each letter is inked on a “page” where erasing, one just hits “delete”… …so the screen that is used displays what […]Read More Even w/ Edits & Deletes!
Micah 7:7 “Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the GOD of my salvation; my GOD will hear me!” — Glory to GOD! Still-Filled Sundays! An upcalling, catchingaway takes its listeners;No longer indwell theytheir Church’s four walls. Thus “Missing in Action!”,redrawn to the Heavensso are those believersexpectant — rewarded. But what […]Read More Still-Filled Sundays!