Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine, for your LIGHT has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you!” Running Expectantly! Crawl, walking, running…the sequence of infantsleaves out two more “steps”,if you will. Taken for Grantedthis list is — unquestionedas if airplanes stay…on the ground. So don’t live in a boxbut extend both your wings— […]Read More Running Expectantly!
John 20:22 “And when HE had said this, HE breathed on them and said, “Receive the HOLY SPIRIT.” Wind Waiting! When the cool of the day overwhelms a soul and the waves of HIS SPIRIT flood through them… Then Surrender’s reward is to bask in HIS presence! What Joy without equal — with HIM! Thus […]Read More Wind Waiting!
1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORD and HIS strength; seek HIS presence continually!” Up Interceding! Praying Belieffor greater, not lesseraligns someone’s feetwith HIS steps. Absent of such,without Interventioncomes faithless, one’swalk, on their own. Call then on HIMconfessions outpoured;To be wholly filledwith Faith’s heights. In order that, thatplace you once stoodis now where your heartcries for […]Read More Up Interceding
2 Corinthians 9:8 “And GOD is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.” Filled by The WORD! Filling sandals with anything other than feet would be foolish. Like filling one’s thoughts with things other than GOD […]Read More Filled by The WORD!
Psalm 103:10 “HE does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities!” Our Unmerited Key! Since each is a sinner with stainsWith “rap sheets” foundadded to — dailyso the thoughts of one’sfreedom escapes us…because those intentions of Self— we know best. Why then would the LORD diefor me…WHO […]Read More Our Unmerited Key!
Matthew 6:3 “But when you do a charitable deed, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing…” RE-lentless & RE-Silent! Good works and greatdeeds, no matter theirdepths and regardlessthe needs… …must yet remain silent.Clothed quietly — all —without praise, accoladesor recalls. For such are GOD’s giftsfor us to walk in […]Read More RE-lentless & RE-Silent!
Proverbs 11:25 “The generous soul will be made rich, and he who waters will also be watered himself.” The GARDENER’s Produce! With Morning’s Dawn weset aside these fruits ofSelf — as compost… …since they rarely lastfor good just as theywould when in the SPIRIT. HIS fruits then flow fromgiftings found outpouredupon GOD’s children… while the […]Read More The GARDENER’s Produce!
Isaiah 43:18 “Do not call to mind the former things; pay no attention to the things of old.” In the “Here!” and “Now!” Past pastures are voidswhich are barren.“Things of old” are suchplaces, inactive of Life…Unless someonechooses to build onsuch landscapes.Then there one’s existencewill meet with Demise. For “things former” are for lessonslearned but not […]Read More In the “Here!” and “Now!”
Proverbs 16:3 “Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.” Built for…Ever! Would we lose sin — attractiveor find it — instead?Should our paychecks seemhigh or not worth cashing in? Funny thing is it’s payments,when greatly increased,cost us more than we thoughtand sets Hope out of reach. But GOD! Hallelujah! ByCHRIST’s […]Read More Built for…Ever!
Psalm 150:6 “Let everything thathas breath praise the LORD!Praise the LORD!” HIS Praise, One Voice! Hallelujah! Our Redeemer’slove comes through HISstripes — victorious;How glorious is HIS NAMEin all the earth! All glory to our GOD andKING WHOSE righteousways transform us.How great is HE WHOSEface we long to see! So on our knees with liftedhands, HIS […]Read More HIS Praise, One Voice!
Colossians 3:2 “Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” The “Better View’s” Daily Climb! Hear confessed my sinful stainingsNot because I doubt YOUR bloodNor as if YOURcleansing faded.Rather! Prayed is this because…. …all my debts I’ve not forgotten!So these thoughts propel my zeal…to avoid Sin’s future trappingswhere Inaction’s actions fail. […]Read More The “Better View’s” Daily Climb!
Zechariah 3:4 “HE spoke and said to those who were standing before him, saying, “Remove the filthy garments from him.” Again HE said to him, “See, I have taken your iniquity away from you and will clothe you with rich robes!” THE Swap Meet! Would you exchangethese earthly ragswhich you have soiled and sown…for those […]Read More THE Swap Meet!
Psalm 118:8 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” The Wait-less Line! At the doctor’s;with reasonsand symptoms to shareSitting patiently,waiting…our pains to explain. In the moment;over Time…so many beforein their officeswatchingthe hours crawl past. Then when we’re calledwe give thanks!But! Just for secondsthey try to relatewith us…until we’re […]Read More The Wait-less Line!
Proverbs 28:13 “Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.” Unclaimed Baggage Benefits! Unconfessed sinbreeds digression;Falling backwards,failing faster. Doing the same,repeating steps;Falling farther;“Out to pasture”. Outside HIS fieldand in the world…are those who statethat “Nothing matters. There one remainstill Sin — Confessed…retreated from andnot chased after. […]Read More Unclaimed Baggage Benefits!
Jeremiah 30:17 “But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the LORD!” Now’s Prayer of Faith! I would that YOU wouldand pray this prayers’ answercould be fully realized withHealing’s extreme. I would that YOU would!Then with a Word spokenall that has been hoped forwill rise within me! Yes, I would that […]Read More Now’s Prayer of Faith!
Psalm 63:7 “For YOU have been my help, and in the shadow of YOUR wings I sing for joy!” Inside Love’s Refuge! When Life’s overwhelmingwaves have swelled to towero’er and our footing hasbeen swept away…then whoshall save our vessels? When prayers seem unansweredwith Hope appearing fadedand the hands of Man have failed again, so call […]Read More Inside Love’s Refuge!
Psalm 119:133 “Direct my steps by YOUR WORD, and let no iniquity have dominion over me.” Unto Many Abounding! Honest Joy in the LORDcreates strength;HIS compassionateheart fuels our service. Orchestrating our livesthrough HIS mostrighteous steps, sothe power we need comesfrom resting… within them. Our happiness then isdependenton discerning thosethings which breedFalsehood! With such filters in […]Read More Unto Many Abounding!
Ezekiel 4:8 “And surely I will restrain you so that you cannot turn from one side to another till you have ended the days of your siege.” Sovereign Assignments,Purposeful Chains! Broken intently byGOD for HIS work,constrained by Health’schains which arebreaking…so found then was Selfwith just enoughmovement to write onthis paper Instructions…for taking. So this stencil […]Read More Sovereign Assignments, Purposeful Chains!
James 4:10 “Humble yourselves in the sight of the LORD, and HE will lift you up.” Bowing Lower, Lifted Higher! There’s no other option when failing completely than Total’s surrender. In the spiritual setting, then kneeling in Forfeit brings Victory’s Height! So Self! Quickly give all at the feet of the LORD and HE shall […]Read More Bowing Lower, Lifted Higher!
Ephesians 1:7 “In HIM we have redemption through HIM blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of GOD’s grace!” In Crimson’s Eternal Lettering! Scribing in ink versuswriting in pencil…shows Difference! With one — permanentthinking andtemporal — the otherWhat contrast! Thank we GOD then,that crimson CHRIST shedfor our sins…every one! With Forever’s mindsetand […]Read More In Crimson’s Eternal Lettering!
Galatians 6:2 “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of CHRIST.” Aiming the Aimless! So those focusing upwardsyet bound to Reflection…whose “backwards glance gazes”seem filled with abandon…. such lack of HIS passionand forward advancement.Thus often delayed are theychained to Inaction. So look to those journeysahead as HIServants!Most of all in this Hoursince the […]Read More Aiming the Aimless!
1 Peter 2:24 “WHO HIS OWN SELF bare our sins in HIS OWN body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes you were healed.” Solely Purchased!! As a zero on the heroscale; a goose eggout of 10…when the judging of ourefforts done before asoul knew HIM…. […]Read More Solely Purchased!!
John 9:7 “And HE said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which is translated, Sent). So he went and washed, and came back seeing.” Sent Forward! YOU once loved uslike we were then transformedus with YOUR presenceinto “who we are today!”…with YOUR love feltdrawing daily. Never leaving onebehind in the mudfrom which […]Read More Sent Forward!
Hebrews 13:16 “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to GOD.” Heaven’s Handoffs! Passing scripture to saints from one heart to another doesn’t mean that the end point is reached. The number of audience members then isn’t constrained by the range of how far we […]Read More Heaven’s Handoffs!
Psalm 111:10 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. HIS praise endures forever! Walking Wisest! Wisdom freely given yet not prized enough to keep… leaves one crippled by the loss of Understanding. Unmeasured and unchecked so their void, it stays unknown. Without knowledge […]Read More Walk Wisest!
Matthew 20:28 “Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give HIS life as a ransom for many.” Through CHRIST, Crossing Over! Confessing Sin withoutits focus,Never dwelling on suchfeatures…is a slippery slopewhere we invoke HIS NAMEto get beyond it. On Guilt’s terrain we loseour footingwhen attempting solocrossings.Often […]Read More Through CHRIST, Crossing Over!