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!
Psalm 57:7 “My heart is steadfast, O GOD, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!” Sharing HIS Song and Shield!! With Anthems; great banners of praise, lifted upwards…”Go into the battle!” is heard though skies darkened. With Anthems rejoicing, HIS Armor surrounding, so into the struggle GOD’s children are pressing. […]Read More Sharing HIS Song and Shield!!
Romans 15:13 “May the GOD of Hope FILL you with all Joy and Peace as you trust in HIM, so that you may overflow with Hope by the power of the HOLY SPIRIT!” Re-Emptied’s Refilling! More “Less of me!”will increase withDevotion till “Lostwithin HIM!” is thissoul finally Found! Thus less “Less ofme” is just out […]Read More Re-Emptied’s Refilling!
John 3:16 “For GOD so loved the world, that HE gave HIS only begotten SON, that whoever believes in HIM should not perish, but have everlasting life.” iBelieve! Once Admission has surfaced, released from the soul and GOD’s sure Apprehension has grasped their attention… …then lockstep which follows as “Next!” in Conversion…is where someone’s heart […]Read More iBelieve!
Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of GOD…” iAdmit! Before any change or transforming action; ere any move happens where broken one’s heart… …there is first Recognition;acknowledging Failure… beyond every shadow of Sin Flesh creates! There the soul becomes contrite, denying Self’s strength! This precedes then Belief and Confession! […]Read More iAdmit!
Matthew 20:26 “But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant.” The Light in the Shadows! Leading by Kneeling till standing —prostrate…is HIS counter-intuitive way of progressing. Through thus comes HIS SPIRIT’s compelling as such! Breathed through humbled and contrite believers — with blessing! But […]Read More The Light in the Shadows!
Proverbs 28:13 “Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.” HALLELUJAH! IConfess! With eight letters plus a placeholder, so“I confess” is written…with a single space between these separate words equating to Submission. But what a gap it is! This giant chasm bound with action. Yet! If […]Read More IConfess!
John 13:34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another!” The Warm and the Sweet! “Bitter” cold is both accurate and descriptive as opposed to “bitter” heat. “Blistering”, “fiery” and other such “adjectives” feel then as much better choices of words. But “bitter” […]Read More The Warm and The Sweet!
Ephesians 6:18 “And pray in the SPIRIT on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the LORD’s people.” Adding Volume! The prayers of saints are to GOD — sweet aromas. How savory they are to one’s ears — healing wounds… […]Read More Adding Volume!
Revelation 22:12 “And behold, I am coming quickly, and MY reward is with ME, to give to every one according to his work.” “Recompense Coming!” Recompense coming;the reward of those Wicked!Back upon them in full shallHE TURN all their sickness. Recompense comingfor GOD is not mocked.Every evil shall pay fortheir devilish thoughts! Recompense coming!Rejoice then! […]Read More “Recompense Coming!”
Psalm 119:105 “THY WORD is a lamp to my feet and a Light to my path!” The Clearest of Day Lines! How clear each division has quickly become! What once was just Gray as a shade — now has changed! Thus “hot or cold” feelings with “off or on” settings create in hearts darkened — […]Read More The Clearest of Day Lines!
John 1:45a “Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found HIM…!” First Following! Eager expectations filledboth Andrew and Nathaniel!However not for earthlysubstance nor for any other gain. Their lives in tandemspent — sought Messiahas their SAVIOUR! WhenHE came to them, theirhearts with overwhelmedwith greatest Joy! As the wisemen broughtHIM gifts because HE cameas […]Read More First Following!
1 Timothy 1:17 “To the KING of ages, immortal, invisible, the only GOD, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen!” Returning to The KING! From the rose-coloredpetals of memories past,Distractions must ceaseas GOD draws our Attentions! Else what the world offersshall cloud this Hour’s threat!Then though one must bewatching, they won’t be. What blessing […]Read More Returning to The KING!
Matthew 13:46 “When HE found one priceless pearl, HE went and sold everything HE had, and bought it!” HIS Priceless Embrace! What money cannot purchaseis deemed “Priceless!”by its MAKER.HIS Crimson sacrificesufficed to cleanse uswhole — forever. CREATOR GOD incarnateeven CHRIST our risenSAVIOUR! Giving to HISchosen children whatcould not be bought with paper. Nor with gold […]Read More HIS Priceless Embrace!
1 Corinthians 8:6, AMP “Yet for us there is [only] one GOD, the FATHER, WHO is the SOURCE of all things!” Source-Centered! A star points to light just asroots turn to water. As flowers— Sun chasing, so must we,thus bending, lean GODward. Does Creation not lead usto follow — exampling —their servant behavior andceaseless surrender? […]Read More Source Centered!
Mark 16:15 “And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation!” Note Worthy News! By musical notes only heard within Heaven, still instruments earth- bound desire to be filled. So souls which the HOLY GHOST hasn’t indwelt will feel when we leave by CHRIST’s rapturous will! […]Read More Note Worthy News!
Psalm 31:24 “Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the LORD!” CROSS-ing The End Zone! How close yet very distant seems the finish line of Rapture’s dreams! Such struggles now surrounding cloud YOUR face from being seen. Yet with this arm of Faith I shall stretch past the devil’s […]Read More CROSS-ing the End Zone!
Romans 14:11 “For it is written, “As I live, says the LORD, every knee shall bow to ME, and every tongue shall confess to GOD.” Bending both Heart and Soul! To no more bow — confessing — other than HIS sovereign name; To praise HIM — never ceasing! Oh what longing! When mistakes and missed […]Read More Bending both Heart and Soul!
Luke 9:23 “And HE said to all, “If anyone would come after ME, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow ME.” First Forfeiting Self! With the truth of the Gospels and sin, both confessing when wholly surrendered one’s will to GOD’s ways… …then comes waves of Completion instead of Contention […]Read More First Forfeiting Self!
1 Thessalonians 5:20-21 “Do not despise prophecies, but test everything; hold fast what is good!” Comparatively Contrasting! A day without updates finds one’s Bible closed. Truth be told, even dusty, unmoving — unopened. Still, within many heartbeats of self proclaimed CHRISTians are such unturned pages found bound in GOD’s Book. Maybe flipped and skimmed through […]Read More Comparatively Contrasting!