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!
Psalm 116:12 “What shall I render to the LORD for all HIS benefits toward me?” The 30% Apology? A 100% effort is always requested. In some cases even required…with Joy! As if every movement or action one takes must equate to the same expectation! But truly Confessions need heart-felt persistence; Apology’s metrics demand nothing less! […]Read More The 30% Apology?
Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Distracted “Driving”! Signs everywheretelling us direction,speed; with warningsand more. Signs everywheregrabbing attentionsas we live — everyday. Signs everywherewithout captions!Our steps — affecting. But Signs everywherearen’t equally seen withthe biggest — ignored. Yet no earthly leador […]Read More Distracted “Driving!”
Psalm 104:33 “I will sing to the LORD as long as I live; I will sing praise to my GOD while I have being!” Unreservedly Singing! Hallelujah, hallelujahSing praises to HIM…for Won is the Battle!Yea, defeated is Sin! Although Time continuesand though Life goes on…still The Victory HE wroteof is already won! It’s not like […]Read More Unreservedly Singing!
John 14:6 “JESUS said unto him, I am The Way, The Truth, and The Life: no man cometh unto the FATHER, but by ME!” Following our LEADER! Unaccepting of breaks save those fracturing Error; unwelcoming Sin in my Self who’s a carrier…so harsh must we be to what comes from hell’s lair! “Be Separate!” so […]Read More Following our LEADER!
John 7:37 “On the last and greatest day of the feast, JESUS stood up and called out in a loud voice, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to ME and drink!” Life’s Beverage Selection! The elixir of Coffeeor Alcohol’s “edge”are both temporal!Yea — passing — somore one drinks in. Without Destinationso such are repeated;drank […]Read More Life’s Beverage Selection!
Isaiah 64:8 “But now, O LORD, YOU are our FATHER; we are the clay, and YOU are our POTTER; we are all the work of YOUR hand.” Removing The Clay from HIS Kiln! Will you make it tomorrowoutstretched in HIS handsknowing which is GOD’s rescuefrom what are HIS plans? Designs then transformingwith Painful’s attachmentor if […]Read More Removing The Clay from HIS Kiln!
Colossians 1:22 “But now HE has reconciled you by CHRIST’s physical body through death to present you holy, unblemished, and blameless in HIS presence…” For Uncompromised Cleansing! Sick from Self’s sinsyet blind as the Carrierso one acts insaneby repeating their errors. Some more than othersbut all to a failing whereGOD’s WORD brings Truthwhile the flesh […]Read More For Uncompromised Cleansing!
Romans 15:4 “For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” HIS Inscribed Boundaries! What lines lives keep crossingwhile wearing thick glassesso life appears vague; eachmisstep — a mistake… …when surely Intentionleapt over such “boundaries”!Thus ordered such Error,surpassing […]Read More HIS Inscribed Boundaries!
Matthew 16:24 “Then JESUS told HIS disciples, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow ME!” Forfeiting Forward! From your heart flowsIncrease which cannotbe copied when at the helmHE WHO alone gives us Life. As such, only powerfrom Heaven’s CREATORcan fuel earthly footstepsto duplicate CHRIST’s. Yet […]Read More Forfeiting Forward!
Exodus 14:14 “The LORD will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.” The Silent Type! When Solace runs into the strands of one’s silence, then captured is Fear where GOD’s chains restrain Worry! When steadfast one’s faith then this happening — frequent! And Freedom becomes most expectantly sealed! So let HIS consuming, […]Read More The Silent Type!
Psalms 27:14 “Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and HE shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD!” With Knee-Reflex Actions! When unknown attackers assail this lifetime, causing levels of Fear or Concern — without answers… WHILE some on the sidelines respond with great laughter since they know the way to […]Read More With Knee-Reflex Actions!
2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in CHRIST, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new!” Born ONLY from Above! New Life’s rebirthing from forest fire purgings might seem to resemble the Phoenix. But unlike its flames is GOD’s restoration which isn’t as though some rekindling. […]Read More Born ONLY from Above!
Proverbs 3:27 “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in the power of your hand to do so.” The Pace of HIS Pardons! If Forgiveness was a possession, would it become a collection in those without Grace? Would it rather be hoarded as though its whole value was […]Read More The Pace of HIS Pardons!
1 Corinthians 13:1 “If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.” With Compassion, Like CHRIST! Love is for giving; not hoarding or trading.It must not be bartered, exchanged or transferred. For such terms describe a transaction of kind. As […]Read More With Compassion, Like CHRIST!
Psalm 92:12-13 “The righteous will flourish like the palm tree, they will grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Planted in the house of the LORD, they will flourish in the courts of our GOD!” Replanted in Glory’s Garden! (In Loving Memory of Barb Wyant) The flower pot sat emptied of all greenery, floral growing. Every […]Read More Replanted in Glory’s Garden!
2 Corinthians 5:8 “Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the LORD!” Homecoming Joy! (In Loving Memory of Barb Wyant) Come quickly Child! The Hourglass which had been set for you has drained. It’s grains of sand no longer wait for they’ve already […]Read More Homecoming Joy!
Psalm 61:2 “From the end of the earth I will cry to YOU, When my heart is over- whelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I!” Highest North, Truest North! Go north, young man or maiden,journey upwards! Travel past thesights and sounds which are boundwithin Today. Beloved, so dearly, then continue going! […]Read More Highest North, Truest North!
Romans 6:5 “If we have become one with CHRIST in HIS death, we will be one with HIM in being raised from the dead to new life!” Eternally Won, Eternally One! Solo, only, and singularly made…then unshackled thoughts meet others. Dual, Tandem, even coupled so such unions often blend. But only one pairing exists above […]Read More Eternally Won, Eternally One!
Deuteronomy 32:11 “Like an eagle that stirs up its nest, that hovers over its young, HE spread HIS wings and caught them, HE carried them on HIS pinions!” Reflectively Soaring! Flailing, attempting to fly is quite common though, by one’s reflection, cessation seems best. Then stopping those motions which can’t achieve liftoff, so actions aren’t […]Read More Reflectively Soaring!
John 3:30 “HE must increase, but I must decrease!” The Measure FROM Man! Can one’s involvement and walkwith JEHOVAH be noticed byMeasure’s perception? Can their zeal be labeledas “highest” then…if absentof GODly comparison? Truth be told, Growth in CHRISTis shown surely…when sacrificedsteps follow HIS without question! Without Hesitation, delay nor complaint…so are those committed and […]Read More The Measure FROM Man!
Lamentations 3:25 “The LORD is good to those who wait for HIM, the person who seeks HIM.” Looking Forever Forward! Eternal life’s ”routine” should gain much greater interest from CHRISTians. And even before then, HIS banquet! But do these eyes deceive me? Are many still “stock- piling” as if they can carry such “things” into […]Read More Looking Forever Forward!
Daniel 12:3 “And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteous- ness, like the stars forever and ever!” Drawing Directions! The darkest of each day precedes the Light of every Dawn and such shadows cannot stay nor remain — HIS Time — beyond. […]Read More Drawing Directions!
1 John 4:19 “We love because HE first loved us. Love’s ONLY Foundation! Love is a concept not grasped though sought after with diligence; even with Fervency’s zeal. So the real problem daily experienced is when one’s directions are taken from all…but Love’s SOURCE! How then can Affection’s great heights be attained? How then can […]Read More Love’s ONLY Foundation!
1 Corinthians 10:11 “These things happened to them as examples for us. They were written down to warn us who live at the end of the age.” Before Dawn’s early LIGHT! Joy, Joy, Glorious Joy!Our SAVIOUR — Victorious— deserving all praise! With Thankfulness,Gratitude-giving Devotion;so worship we now! For we know THE Endingand not just one […]Read More Before Dawn’s Early LIGHT!
Jeremiah 17:14 “Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for YOU are the ONE I praise.” Providential Prescriptions! For normal behavior and regular health, one’s journey seems labored beset with disfavor. For that which once prospered those things which once worked are now altered by devilish […]Read More Providential Prescriptions!
Psalm 114:7 “Tremble, O earth, before the LORD, before the GOD of Jacob…” The ReTrembling! When the trumpets resound;when such instruments blown…then are frequencies heardwhich stir many a soul. Crescendos arising,thus building the moment,inspire and uplift us;recharging our vessels! So shake us, LORD JESUS;retremble our sensesuntil every last act we musttake…has been done! As HIServant […]Read More The Re-Trembling!