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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Isaiah 40:29 “HE gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.” The Lightest Load and Greatest Joy! Joy from the LORD is a gifting. With Faith, its price is a blessing to pay. Else empty transactions appearing as costs, only imitate HIS pure delight. Choose sacrifice then of HIS praises each […]
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John 8:32 “And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free!” The Freedom of Truth! Glorious freedom isours within JESUSWHOSE sacrificedraws us to “Oneand the same!” To do as HE didwithout Apathy’sdoubts and to presson the more ingreat Faith! So know that ourflights soar thehighest in CHRISTwhen we sacrificefully — unchained. […]
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Isaiah 26:3 “YOU will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.” Eternity’s Anchor! The size of a shipdictates how large thechain and its anchormust be…to beeffective. The Anchor’s weightthen proveschallenging to theone delivering it foruse. While those on thevessel don’t have tocarry it aboard, stillthey bear a burdenjust […]
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Psalms 107:29 “HE stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.” With Storm Chasing Praises! (Happy Thanksgiving!) Giving thanks isdirected specificallyhighest… …to HIM WHO alonesits enthroned in theHeavens. Praising GOD and HISCHRIST is our callingand privilege… …so which delayswarrant our mutesubstitutions? Far too often graveSilence is used toreplace it. …and […]
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Psalm 68:19 “Blessed be the LORD, WHO daily lifts us up; GOD is our salvation. Selah!” Without Worldly Weights! Sins with graveDisregard andVelocity’s frequencyare bound to thosevisions — so clouded. Still repeating withApathy’s lukewarmindifference are thesewho please Self withsuch errors. Therefore cast off allsin with haste greaterthan running; rejectingMankind’s every interest! Because HIS work isfinished, […]
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Luke 10:31 “Now by chance a certain priest came down that road. And when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.” Subtraction signs arepathways whileAddition’s look likebridges… One’s a street withseparate linescompared to crossingroads — connecting. To intersecting Iives,instead of passingby each other… …are we called asHE commissioned;sharing grace, asHIS additions. So […]
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Matthew 11:30 “For MY yoke is easy and MY burden is light.” HIS Worthy Weight! Worthy weights are GOD’sappointments; the world’spressures… overcoming. So stay the courseas HE intended, whereprovided are HIS treasures. Thus enter and remainbefore our KING WHOSEsovereign purpose… …contradicts all other ways!So “bear” HIS burden andgain blessings! As HIServants appointed and drawn for […]
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Psalm 68:19 “Blessed be the LORD, WHO daily bears us up; GOD is our salvation. Selah” Unclaimed Baggage! The weight of a grudgewhich one shelters,which never is soothed nor removed by their choice… …will daily increase causing. “dropping of things”deemed important andprecious — alike. Such burdens then limitour movements!Such excess drags down bothour hopes and […]
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1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORDand HIS strength; Seek HIS face continually!” Digging North! Who would look for answersin a suitcase…for Life’s deepest ofquestions to solve? Running, as such, morethan most and“too much” so onejourneys enough…tobe aimless. So those wanderinghave no CHRISTcompass!By the seat of theirpants, flying still; Going from error to errorwith haste…expediting what […]
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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. […]
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Proverbs 23:18 “Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off!” Pushing Back, Pressing Through! Drawing nearto THEE FATHERsincerely and often,Is not without struggle. Companionto our footprintscomes also detractors,both human and spirit. Oppressionconfronts usfrom each side of the veiland sometimes — increases. But YOU say“Come close to ME.Filter all that you […]
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Revelation 21:4 “HE will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away!” Thank YOU, LORD! “All to JESUS I Surrender” A suffering childa mother heartbrokenThe spouse of a grandparentweeping alone.A father near deatha […]
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Romans 8:18 “I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us!” The Value of our Scars Every souls’ advanced thoughts havebeen filled with reflectionsof pasts where their wisdomincreased after Loss. Meaning: Gains greatly valued cameonce trials were finished…and never met sooner nor heldwithout cost. What […]
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Luke 10:33 “But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion.” You, Samaritan — Good! With unconfessed sins, so one remains “sinner” under label of Darkness, winningjust their Conviction.Those blatant, repeated and “winked at” in part which continue are such …that require Eviction! But don’t […]
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Psalm 139:5 “YOU have enclosed me behind and before, and laid YOUR hand upon me.” Best Bound, Well Surrounded! LORD, leave this thorn within mewith this flesh of mine — still plagued;Lest forgetting — I continue in thoseways where Flesh has led! Oh GOD! Permit me thishaving “course-less” gone too oftenwithout YOUR guiding hand or […]
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1 Corinthians 16:13 “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong!” For This Last Mile! With the last ounceof Effort’s — allturns from liquidinto a gas… …where it’s burned asfuel — fully firedthen are we spentwholly for HIM. Up till that Timewe must press on —though pressures riseand pains increase. For […]
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Hebrews 13:3 “Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.” Discerning HIS Chains The flesh wants the path of the most least resistance while our new nature strides through Oppression. Yet this “lesser road” traveled yields greater complaints when Self looses […]
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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! […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Romans 12:3b “…think with sober judgment, each according to the measure of faith that GOD has assigned.” Followers Faithful! Hear JESUS, heed JESUSand no other voice.Turn the volume up highas you read through HIS WORD! Pray JESUS, Praise JESUS;lift up your voices…Preaching zealously, fearlessly,“Worship HIS NAME! Call JESUS, Claim JESUS;lift up your heartsong!Yea, presently serve […]
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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 […]
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Proverbs 8:34 “Blessed is the one who listens to ME, watching daily at MY gates, waiting at MY doorposts!” WHO Resonates Within!! The KING and HIS consort;The LORD and the Church,for our BRIDEGROOM andGOD….wait ye, Children! HIS patience — longsuffering;HIS Grace without measure,Forever pursuing tillHE changes Life! Then all we have witnessedand all that we […]
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Psalms 37:39 “But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: HE is their strength in the time of trouble!” Salvation is IN The LORD! From the time you left the door unlocked, this heart was sadly broken. Unprotected were your memories with your thoughts — in darkness — groping. Because both lock and […]
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Psalm 118:8 “It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man!” — the very center verse of the Bible! For Self’s Preservation! Hell’s attacks involve Corruption. to kill by theft til Destruction. Thus relentless their rabid goals are… to end every breath of a CHRISTian. Yet complying with its dark […]
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Proverbs 4:25 “Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you!” Course Clarity! Those choices once made, your preferences — followed, for timeand times and then several more… …will one day collapse. As such, no connections will stay to engage with Intention. Therefore! The body — though willing — is errant…by […]
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Colossians 3:13 “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the LORD forgave you!” Freely Forgiven…Forever! Absolute Absolution (Completely forgiven) by GOD but not man;Oh! What contrast — ironic! When Creation refuses HIS crimson redemption, how backwards thethought that our clay shun HIS hands! […]
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1 Corinthians 15:49 “Just as we have borne the image of the earthly, we will also bear the image of the Heavenly!” Day Four! The recklessness of our emotions can shatter the windows which others see through. The abandon of careless intentions as well can clutter the the sight of anotherin view. What we “see” […]
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Matthew 6:21 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also!” With & For Faith! When Life’s clockworks arepaused as a stopwatchdepressed as Unrest leavesthe Body suspended in Time; then aware of the SecondHand keenly becoming…so are we — at best! Even now,“left behind!” But not as though Rapture hadpassed us here standing!Instead! […]
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