Corinthians 1:9 “GOD is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of HIS SON, JESUS CHRIST our LORD.” The FATHER’s Faithfulness! The LORD dissolves fears,tears down our strongholdsand bottles each tear forour FATHER HE is. Comforting childrenwhom we always are,so HIS arms embraceand console us to rest. So! Although storm cloudshave gathered around,look, […]
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John 13:23 “One of his disciples, whom JESUS loved, was reclining against HIS chest.” The Rest of Reclining! There’s enough strings attached which constantly pull in different directions. Hero effort aside, more fail to “pull back”…and rather “press on”. At such, tears occurring, soon cause breaking points due to misplaced Zeal. Without HIS Foundation, thus […]
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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 cleanses us from all sin! With Sovereign Soap! Got some soapGot my brushGonna, Gotta get“Cleaned up” Since remainSin’s marks still…through my bloodand fallen will. Thus self-stained,not “Self […]
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Psalm 39:3 “My heart became hot within me. As I mused, the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue…” Fanning HIS Fire! Going back to the beginning must mean our CREATOR…to WHOM, as our AUTHOR, we owe everything. Yes returned to our starting line breaths are we found…no more lost in the crowds of […]
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Colossians 1:14 In WHOM we have redemption through HIS blood, even the forgiveness of sins…” ONE Crimson Key! Taken away was what couldn’t be paid; Yea, cleansed from sins permanent stains. So what greater news would a soul ever crave than to know that their soul could be permanently saved? Other than CHRIST, does this […]
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Romans 8:26 “In the same way, THE SPIRIT helps us in our weakness. For we do not know how we ought to pray, but the SPIRIT HIMSELF intercedes for us with groans too deep for words. Aligned with HIS SPIRIT! Great healings cry out to be prayed for at present. A countless compiling of needs […]
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Joshua 23:8 “But you are to clingto the LORD your GOD, as youhave done to this day.” Static Cling! Between two materials,dry movement with Friction,exchanging electrons… …mimics multiple membersin church who are parched.;dried out by their Apathy’sunion. So the charge that occursbirths no progress forCHRIST. Instead, greatComplacency gains. As such, as a tinder boxgathering, they […]
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John 5:25 “Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of GOD, and those who hear will live!” Snap Decisions! When the “snap” happens and millions are gone, what of those who stood, “riding the fence?” Will there be […]
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1 Peter 4:10 “As every man has received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of GOD!” Transforming “Less Than” Zeal! A “Less than” voice with “More than” Volume is found in each believer. No “Greater than” a soul exists who GOD loves more than […]
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Psalm 119:63 “I am a companion of all who fear YOU, of those who keep YOUR precepts!” Eternity’s Eagle! What bliss found in fellowship with like believers! Such souls outpour balm of refreshing from HIM. On the contrary, those whose communion is bitter…bring painful exchanges and self-serving sins. So let us gauge wisely each “bird […]
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Isaiah 60:1, “Arise, shine, for your LIGHT has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you!” Heart Light Reflections! As night-lights guide scared children to the bedrooms of their parents… so CHRIST’s glowing WORD enlightens us to be HIS Light’s reflection. Then when a child of GOD despairs, in need of HIS […]
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Luke 19:40 “I tell you, HE answered, if they remain silent, the very stones will cry out!” A Call to NOW! LORD lead us todaybeyond Memory Laneto be actively foundin THY service. Not thinking about itwith plans for “someday”but to move with “Howgreat is GOD!” purpose! Then out-praising the stonesand out sharing HIS NAMEwill our […]
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Psalm 47:2 “How awesome is the LORD Most High, the great KING over all the earth!” In Awe of GOD! In awe of THEE oh, precious LORDare we within the present. YOU are sovereign, holy and our GOD WHOSE NAME is surely blessed! Therefore, we cling to YOU, rejecting Flesh who often fails us. These […]
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John 17:17 “Sanctify them in the truth; YOUR WORD is truth.” Sand Failures! Gazing at screens,Hearing recordings;Deceived by traditions,Ignoring GOD’s warnings. So are those soulspreferring this life…whose bend is bentbackwards, without sacrificing. Consequently…”replace”they GOD’s truths withthe wants of this world whichHIS zeal — excludes. John 1:14 “And the WORD became flesh and dwelt among us, […]
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Nahum 1:7 “The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; HE knows those who take refuge in HIM! The Answer of HIS Presence! Whenever JESUScalls then shall bethis prayer answered. By CHRIST assigned andIntersected, so we’ll gowith HIM. Through every hardship,toil and trial, HE will setus free! So gaze to Heaven withzealous […]
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2 Timothy 2:2 “And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.” Three for the Crossroads! In summary, HE knows of all of our needs: HE threads them together with sovereign solutions. Priority given is then to those pressing…according […]
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** This is a short story that I pray blesses you as it has me to write it! ** Romans 8:28 “And we know that in all things GOD works for the good of those who love HIM, who have been called according to HIS purpose!” Called…by GOD! As he pulled into the driveway, the […]
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Ephesians 4:27 “And give no opportunity to the devil!” Derailing the devil! GOD’s commissions each soul given CHRIST. HE continues to draw us through HIS narrow gate. As such, “on our own” we are not left to wander for the Scriptures — most HOLY — direct us. Through the halls of each verse found within…there […]
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Septuagint: Psalms 86:11 “ Guide me, Oh LORD, in THY way, and i will walk in THY truth: let my heart rejoice, that I may fear THY NAME! Disconnecting Distractions Daily! Such great throngs yea, large numbers of gathering members fill the pews of such earthly domains. Where no Quaker would venture nor diligent student […]
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1 Timothy 4:16 “Pay close attention to your life and to your teaching. Persevere in these things, for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you!” As Ice Breaking Beacons! “Breaking the Ice” is best following through to “the other side” yetin this life. Else these battles at present would […]
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Matthew 6:31 “Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’” One Size, One Kind, One Robe! The cloaks and the coats which we cover ourselves with…are external, short-lived disguises. But with wiser choices of such, we display a bright modesty… worthy of mention. But […]
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Luke 8:16 “No one lights a lamp and covers it with a jar or puts it under a bed. Instead, he sets it on a stand, so those who enter can see the light.” Moving from shadows to LIFE! Though seen are HIS cattle on seventeen hills, still countless in shadows remain. As a symbol […]
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James 4:8a “Draw near to GOD, and HE will draw near to you.” Walking on Egg Shells! Don’t assist eggs which areready to hatch. Don’t be quick to crack opentheir shells “just to help”. For the LORD has a purpose and training for us which requires we press through to HIM. Ah! What strength HE […]
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Proverbs 27:19 “As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.” Exclusively Loving! Correct without vengeance and want without lust. Sacrifically give with a heart after GOD. Choose HIS wisdom only and to HIM submit. Solely love as our SAVIOUR and walk as HE did. THEN! Seek we HIS face […]
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Colossians 4:6 “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” “Painting” with Grace! Restaining attempts have two flaws where someone feels their new sins must be given more crimson. As if a fresh coat of paint does the trick! But CHRIST’s finished […]
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Psalm 147:5 “Great is our LORD, and abundant in power; HIS understanding is beyond measure!” With Sovereign Strength! Though great Life’s pressuresand reliefs impacting everyheart and soul; thank GOD HISfaithfulness has conqueredevery other force! How awesome HIS unfailinglove which from us cannot beremoved! Rest then (thoughpressed and pulled each day)in HIM WHO’s in control! Yea, […]
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Jeremiah 10:23 “I know, O LORD, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks…to direct his steps.” Beside or Behind! Retiring ChiefJustice positionsmust we of thesetitles assumed…which GOD neverappointed to us. Like “independent”,“self-made” or as “king”,so these labels nevergave HE. At least not tothose of HIS […]
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Philippians 1:6 “For I am confident of this very thing, that HE who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of CHRIST JESUS.” The Greatest Comfort! Respites are relief whichone prays will continue.Too often, however,they don’t. GOD’s interventionsinstead choose to stop…what seems to beour comfort. But HE isn’t wrong noruncaring […]
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John 10:16 “And I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they shall hear MY voice; and they shall become one flock with ONE shepherd.” Folding into One! So the Hour is late and the field is ready as GOD’s harvesters few…hastily gather HIS seed. Both the […]
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Psalm 16:11 “YOU make known to me the path of life; in YOUR presence there is fullness of joy; at YOUR right hand are pleasures forevermore.” The Last Carry On! A solitary figure stood by the Airport’s luggage carousel. Their early morning flight had been nearly empty to this small town, and as such, few […]
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