Hebrews 12:29 “For our GOD is a consuming fire!” With Flames of Faith! Loving like CHRISTequates to “Hate Sin!”There is NO middleground in between. All else, as such,detracts from GOD’struths…by WHOSE firethose lukewarm —consumed! Separate then yourSelf from Darknessas CHRIST’s spiritualflame-throwing torch! As HIServants sent to set the world on fire, propelled by HIS love, […]Read More With Flames of Faith!
Luke 1:53 “HE has filled the hungry with good things; and the rich HE has sent away empty.” The Most of These! When JESUS reignedis questioned byBelieving-Lesshearts which are blind. Vision-Less soulsbound by Contempt,Still sightlesslyspeak offenses. Knowledge-Less thenwith Disbelief,still argue they…“GOD rules nothing!” Yet Arrogance can’tovercome the Truthof HIS WORD,CHRIST the SON! So be found […]Read More The Most of These!
Luke 5:31 “And HIS disciples said unto HIM, ‘YOU see the multitude thronging YOU, and YOU ask ‘Who touched ME?’” With Faith Outstretched! Before the woman whose blood issues were consuming of her life, she did with outstretched Faith and desperate Zeal reach out for CHRIST! Whilst many, even hundreds, thronged around HIM for some […]Read More With Faith Outstretched!
1 Corinthians 1:9 “GOD is faithful, WHO has called you into fellowship with HIS SON, JESUS CHRIST our LORD.” The Unsurpassing Record of CHRIST! Records only matter as numbers meant to be broken. Measurements set by skill and natural ability combined with Endurance then rest on a platform…awaiting the next contender. Some linger longer than […]Read More The Unsurpassing Record of CHRIST!
Psalm 34:4 “I sought the LORD, and HE answered me; HE delivered mefrom all my fears.” HIS Presence Answers! Present prayer asks forYOUR SPIRIT’srestocking;refilling our vesselsbefore the Dawn breaks. Present prayer insiststhat our knees be bent low…prostrate for HIS SPIRIT’srestoring of oil. As such, present prayeris doubtlessly answeredeach morning when sunrisefinds us…in YOUR WORD! As […]Read More HIS Presence Answers!
Psalm 104:28 “When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things.” With the Speed of LIGHT! Little kindnesses,small charities,being willingly…inconvenienced. These symbols displaysuch selfless hearts,repeatedly bentin HIS service. Going unnoticed,giving their best“straying” from thespotlights…daily, always. So those like-minded;living like CHRISTembrace HIS returns,not the […]Read More With the Speed of LIGHT!
John 14:3 “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with ME that you also may be where I am.” Remembering HIS Promises! As a wretch scarred by Leaven yet destined for heaven; un-enviably broken more times than remembered, Still HIS mercies are clearest, […]Read More Remembering HIS Promises!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Isaiah 40:29 “HE gives strength to the weary, and to him who lacks might HE increases power!” Powerfully Extended! Constant in VictoryRelentless in LoveOvercoming, ourGOD is eternal. For us — in battles;within us — throughstruggles, unstoppablyKING, our REDEEMER. So rally your heart;and encourage theweak till HIS strengthoverwhelms you…and them! Amen and amen! Devotional: Psalm 10:17 […]Read More Powerfully Extended!
Acts 5:39 “But if it is of GOD, you cannot overthrow it — lest you even be found to fight against GOD!” Pulling Punches! Who can tackle battles which have yet to begin? Only those engaging wars on the fields within their mind. Fueled by imagination and one’s own elective Pride, so such strugglescome to […]Read More Pulling Punches!
Ephesians 4:15 “Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into HIM WHO is the Head, into CHRIST…” Simply Starting, Pressing Deeply! Simplicity’s wordsboth brief and conciseare valuable toolsfor those learning. HIS message does notbring “baggage”, as such,nor for harsh repetitionwith Pride. So “simple” is best whenbeginning to trainyet […]Read More Simply Starting, Pressing Deeply!
2 Kings 6:17 And Elisha prayed, and said, “LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” Healing Gehazi’s! With Life’s belt slowly tightening,some eyes which are blindeddo not, as yet, see HIM. With its Chaos increasing,some’s faith — then decreasinghave turned their sights elsewhere, But our GOD returns gazesjust like with Gehazi’s. So!Hope […]Read More Healing Gehazi’s!
1 Samuel 12:24 “Only fear the LORD and serve HIM faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things HE has done for you.” Ahead of Time! Well done,Oh Good and faithful son!Yes! Good and faithful daughter….Enter in through Heaven’s gates,oh righteous ones! Yea, come…The battle has been won!Feel MY rest embrace your soulsand […]Read More Ahead of Time!
James 1:22 “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” With “Do-ing!” Faith Behold! Here we stand ineffectually speaking to those in our camp and to every observer. Inattentively listening, yet such fill the pews, every car and each home where they’re acting— with fervor! In work places too, thus surrounding […]Read More With “Do-ing!” Faith
Ephesians 1:7 “In HIM we have redemption through HIS blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of GOD’s grace.” Seeing Red, Sharing Crimson! Watching their facesthrough grayscale filterssuppresses all colorand fades life’s displays. By black and white boundso there are no yellows,or greens nor one brown…much less any blues. Yet worst is […]Read More Seeing Red, Sharing Crimson!
Philippians 3:14 “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of GOD in CHRIST JESUS.” Memory’s Assessment! Repenting of wasted times and opportunitiesSelf squanders….can with frequency become a chain as well when someone wanders; where “moving forwards” moments are transferred to such Regrets.There is found a backwards pattern in one’s steps. […]Read More Memory’s Assessment!
Galatians 5:1 “For freedom CHRIST has set us free; stand firm therefore, and DO NOT submit again to a yoke of slavery!” (The Law) Bound versus Boundless! Traditional prayer bound with Action’s routine often breeds false religion. With bulletin time tables processing souls, so no move of the SPIRIT “gets in”. Prayer’s rituals then reject […]Read More Bound versus Boundless!
1 Corinthians 15:49 “Just as we have borne the image of the earthly, we will also bear the image of the heavenly.” As The MASTER’s Self Portraits! The beauty of older age finds a CHRISTian more quickly discarding their own image …to more wholly embrace CHRIST’s. So to those younger than Self, hear these lines […]Read More As The MASTER’s Self Portraits!
Psalms 96:4 “For the LORD is great and greatly to be praised; HE is to be feared above all gods!” With “BUT GOD!” Boldness! It is well with our soulsthough these bodies still tremble.GOD remains in controlyet how often we question! So we stumble at timeswhen Distress comes to mindeven long before “battle”is mentioned. “But […]Read More With “BUT GOD!” Boldness!
1 Thessalonians 5:11 “So encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” The MASTER’s Measure! A house whose measurementsvary cannot stand whereno parallel lines canbe drawn. For floors would befound “angling down”.Being sloped till nonestand, so it’s usefulness— gone. Thus empty of thosewho would visitsuch structures arenever symmetricallysound. So must […]Read More The MASTER’s Measure!
Proverbs 12:22 “Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, but those who deal faithfully are HIS delight!” GOD’s Infallible WORD! Deliver us from “Good”which is evil disguisingitself to pretend otherwise. Protect us from “Blessings”,redefined by “progressives”who truly speak nothing but lies. For the “popular” newsviews unholy Injusticeas just the alliance it needs. Peapods’ pairing […]Read More GOD’s Infallible WORD!
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 […]Read More “All to JESUS I Surrender”
2 Corinthians 5:21 “For our sake HE made HIM to be sin WHO knew no sin, so that in HIM we might become the righteousness of GOD!” Hallelujah! Sovereignly Tailored! Generous LORD, our Gracious Redeemer, we bow down our hearts, drawing nigh to THY throne. In YOUR presence is Joy which o’erwhelms us right now […]Read More Sovereignly Tailored!
Isaiah 1:18b “Though your sins are like scarlet, they will be as white as snow; though they are as red as crimson, they will become like wool!” HIS Rekindled Reflections! Our lives are meant to magnify HIS;Each step thus reflectingCHRIST’s image within.Though blurred at times seeming,defocused and bleeding,still GOD’s hand — in need — arewe […]Read More HIS Rekindled Reflections!
Matthew 10:7 “And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand!” “Hide or Seek?” A vault is a leap or a stronghold;a certain move forwardor bound within place.Yet without any context, noneknow the intentsave whoever made this word mentioned. Then people took note once such detailwas further explained. Yet they still“picked […]Read More “Hide or Seek?”
Proverbs 11:25 “Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.” Both Receive and Return! On those re-giving Self, shower reign drops of Mercy. Where seen is Surrender, grant Grace all the more. Thus I pray for my brothers and sisters who struggle; whose troubles are real yet who come […]Read More Both Receive and Return!
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 […]Read More You, Samaritan — Good!