Mark 13:29 “Even so, when you see these things happening, you know that it is near, right at the door.” Rounding Third… When is “Now!” present tense and great urgency — pressing? When “watching and praying” gives way to HIS face? Isn’t this span the same as all others before it? Won’t Breathe just continue […]Read More Rounding Third…
Genesis 1:27 “So GOD created man in HIS own image, in the image of GOD HE created him; male and female HE created them.” Rest Wholly!! The Carpenter finished our temples by completing redemption on Calvary‘s cross; By rising again onto newness of life so we would be saved; no more labeled as lost. Yet […]Read More
John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly!” Resting’s Repayments! Some steal Rest from the Body as if such was treasure; as though it were gold. They restlessly crave it each hour and thirst for those peaceful to quickly devour. […]Read More Resting’s Repayments!
Colossians 1:13-14 “For HE rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of HIS beloved SON, in WHOM we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins!” Sweet Redemption! The stone — still rolled away — shows our sins are cleansed — now vanished! Calvary‘s cross yet empty stands thus reminding Death […]Read More Sweet Redemption!
John 8:12 “Then JESUS again spoke to them, saying, “I AM the Light of the world; he who follows ME will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life!” CHRIST Lines! Where I have rewritten those roads which were authored, and stepped over the boundaries YOU perfectly drew; then this prayer […]Read More CHRIST Lines!
1 Corinthians 15:57 “But thanks be to GOD, WHO gives us the victory through our LORD JESUS CHRIST!” Disabling your Storm Fronts! (Hourly Emptied!) In the midst of CHRIST’s favor, withdrawing our hearts from this life of such darkened oppression; so find we the strength to fight without fail for our LORD leads the battle […]Read More Disabling your Storm Fronts! (Hourly Emptied!)
Psalm 105:2 “Sing to HIM, sing praise to HIM; tell of all HIS wonderful acts!” With Praise Songs Preceding! With “Thank YOU, LORD!” lifted, (my hands as companions), these eyes rose to Heaven; all meeting with CHRIST! For this days’ unveiling had brought with it — blessings! Thus speechless this voice was… rejoining bent knees! […]Read More With Praise Songs Preceding!
Matthew 21:9 “Then the multitudes who went before and those who followed cried out, saying: “Hosanna to the Son of David! ‘Blessed is HE who comes in the name of the LORD!’ Hosanna in the highest!”” With Unfollowed Praise! Great praise comes from graciousness, flowing from vessels whose frames made of clay for HIS […]Read More With Unfollowed Praise!
1 John 2:6 “The one who says he resides in GOD should himself walk just as JESUS walked.” With HIS Blessed Alignment! Every thought we wish captured and wholly aligned on the Crossroad of Faith — Calvary’s tree. Till our only desire is CHRIST’s emptied cross reminding HE’s risen and “living in me!” With what […]Read More With HIS Blessed Alignment!
Galatians 6:3 “For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.” With Sovereign Assessments! The efforts we author and offers as “CHRIST-like” cannot be thus measured by our own perceptions. The path of our MASTER thus matters completely, comparing these steps to HIS given before us. May YOUR presence then. […]Read More With Sovereign Assessments!
Mark 13:5 “And JESUS began to tell them, ‘Be careful and watchful that no one misleads you!’” All Ready — Expectant! The upper barn doors sat contrasting each other. Both faded and worn yet one open, one closed. Its equally weathered gray structure, still silent, sat patiently waiting through decades of storms. Somehow this forgotten […]Read More All Ready — Expectant!
Proverbs 15:30 “The Light in the eyes [of him whose heart is joyful] rejoices the hearts of others, and Good News nourishes the bones.” As HIS Life-Bringing Lights! Beaming messengers, transferring HIS glow; make beacons from tinder and diamonds from coal. Igniting with Love, and fanned by great faith, so our Source creates more […]Read More As HIS Life-Bringing Lights!
Matthew 11:28 “Come to ME, all l you who are weary and heavy burdened, and I will give you rest! And I will give you Rest! The greatest addition to HIS finished work is Rest — thus perfected by CHRIST! The greatest “subtraction” is what our flesh adds to HIS cross…as if we had been […]Read More And I will give you Rest!
Hebrews 12:2 “Let us fix our eyes on JESUS, the Author and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before HIM endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of GOD.” Decisively Forward! Embrace the comparison of who you are now with who HE called […]Read More Decisively Forward!
Proverbs 4:25 “Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you!” Abandoning Yesterday’s Battles! Are we not sinners restaining our face with the sins of the past which no flesh can erase? Isn’t every day’s battle a constant reminder of being our own worst reflection? This — hell’s hosts — keep on […]Read More Abandoning Yesterday’s Battles!
Jeremiah 30:17 “For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the LORD…” On HIS Waves of Restoration! Found missing at sea as a mystery, without secured bindings or crew; so the captain-less vessel for decades adrift bore damage from weathering storms. Through the harshest of elements cast, through brutal […]Read More On HIS Waves of Restoration!
Matthew 6:33 “But seek ye first the kingdom of GOD, and HIS righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you!” Come LORD JESUS! The wicked deceptions surrounding our senses grow greater the closer HIS presence draws near. Delusions man-made,manufactured as lies, are like nets in our skies to hide what was once clear. […]Read More Come LORD JESUS!
Revelation 3:20 “Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears MY voice and opens the door, I will come in and dine with him, and he with ME.” Else: Standing By! Opened doors cannot be shut when GOD’s will compels them solely… and closed doors cannot remain when HIS voice proclaims “Come […]Read More Else: Standing By!
Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine; for your light has come, And the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.” Sovereignly Blazing! A spiraling star to Heaven — unveiled found shooting upwards without slowing down. Within youthful eyes so those are on fire for CHRIST in this Hour. So lead them to Life! As HIServant reminding […]Read More Sovereignly Blazing!
Matthew 4:19 “Come, follow ME,” JESUS said, “and I will make you fishers of men.” THE Fisherman’s Few! Unschooled by Man’s textbooks the Worthy were gathered; heart-picked by CHRIST‘s yet unscarred hands. With rough edges, thus raw, were they drawn by design. as HIS Called! Yea, the righteously chosen. Sent out amongst wolves to the […]Read More THE Fisherman’s Few!
Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through CHRIST WHO strengthens me.” With CHRIST, the Solid ROCK! “Be weary!” each attacker cries with vain remarks — degrading. Ever tripping, clipping, fighting every step I take — with CHRIST. “Now stay down!” their shouts keep rising, “No one’s coming for your soul!” “Your Faith is worthlessly […]Read More With CHRIST, the Solid ROCK!