Proverbs 29:23 “One’s pride will bring him low, but he who is lowly in spirit will obtain honor.” With One Another… Being told to cut loose one’s heart attitude should — at the most — bea one-time request. If not selfless in prayer, believing in GOD…then shall others in contrast — still press. For Pride […]Read More With One Another!
Proverbs 19:21 “Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the LORD that will stand.” Don’t Touch that Dial! Those knobs and each switchwhich he’d thought controlledLife…turned out later to movenothing more than themselves. Though spinning and flippingand pushing such buttons…no Peace held his heart nordid rest […]Read More Don’t Touch that Dial!
Luke 2:32 “A Light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel.” By Light Reborn! Love’s willing Healer isHE WHOM we cling to becauseof these hardships —by Life’s trials — injured. To HIS hem then hold steadfast;To CHRIST, our Redeemer!Believe thus unwavering forwhen Rapture comes! Yet not with Renewalnor Health’s Restoration.No, […]Read More By Light Reborn!
Psalm 139:14 “I praise YOU, for Iam fearfully and wonderfully made.Wonderful are YOUR works; mysoul knows it very well!” HIS One-off! Snowflakes falling aswind-blown creations,like wintery leaves; eachunique swirling down… …and lace-sewn by Hand!Oh, what wondrous scenery!Cascading white falls madefrom ice dust designs! Oh, what art – microscopicwith intricate patterns…as latticework – meltingon tongues and […]Read More HIS One-off!
Psalm 17:5 “My steps have held fast to YOUR paths. my feet have not slipped!” In the Stature of CHRIST! Those wrong to agreeand right to dissentare found in The Foldas the sheep of HIS pasture. Those standing againstHell’s evils outpouredthen are not deceivednor by Deceit captured. Misled then by noneso these follow CHRIST.In HIS […]Read More In the Stature of CHRIST!
Psalm 103:1 “Bless the LORD, O my soul; all that is within me, bless HIS HOLY NAME!” Doing This! Who can exhale and inhale within the same breath, even at the same time? Oh sing praise! Hallelujah! It is only those souls thanking GOD for the gift of HIS CHRIST! As a roar! From the […]Read More Doing This!
2 Timothy 3:16a “All Scripture is breathedout by GOD…” Audibly Inked! These words saySelf speaks toSelf most of All.But HIS WORDsays HIS WORDSare far greater. Greatest indeedwithout peernor an equal!Lesser andleast then am Iin this flesh! So now! Take heedListen close toHIS voice andturn two deaf earsquickly to whatyour Self says! As HIServant hearingthe voice […]Read More Audibly Inked!
Ephesians 5:2 “And walk in love, as CHRIST loved us and gave HIMSELF up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to GOD!” What If? / As If! What if you weren’t inthe family of GOD?Meaning: Your lineage bearsnone of royal descent. What if you weren’t inHIS heart or HIS thoughts?Meaning: You were not drawn.(At […]Read More What If? / As If!
1 Peter 2:21 “For to this you have been called, because CHRIST also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in HIS steps.” Posthaste! Known foreverTransforming soulsSo long awaitedEmbraced each day(Forgotten too)Our Risen SAVIOUR! Thus redeemingthose crimson boundwith Resurrection.So Calvary’s tombstill empty lays.What Truth! HE reigns! Though satan fight;though flesh […]Read More Posthaste!
Genesis 12:1 “Then the LORD said to Abram, “Leave your country, your kindred, and your father’s household, and go to the land I will show you.” Just as Well! Head long asleep fallingwith book covers open;with a night light for readingnow resting as well. No pages found turningsince Slumber had woken…so there lay her Bible […]Read More Just as Well!
Psalm 119:36 “Bend my heart toward YOUR instructions and not toward selfish gain!” Till Then! Bend the knee,Bend the back,Bend your will;Make the latterthe first toserve CHRIST! Choose to turn,Choose to bow,Choose HIM now;Make HIM LORDof your heart,soul and life! Run then set free,Run quickly, Friend!Run just in HIS steps!Chase the NAMEabove all NAMES…till then! […]Read More Till Then!
1 Corinthians 6:20 “For you were bought with a price! So glorify GOD in your body!” The Glorious Exchange! Blessed Sacrifice,Holy Surrender.Sovereign Loss,and Faithful Forfeit. Such “Costs” ours — forexchanging Self’s Dross…to gain Glory’s Gold!Oh! What Privilege! As HIServant finding Hope in these trials, Whitney Devotional: Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death, […]Read More The Glorious Exchange!
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!