James 4:7 “Submit yourselves therefore to GOD. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” Living Likewise! Let us trust in the LORD and not onour souls… till relinquished the grasp on this flesh which we hold. Let us quickly submitthat our best is yet flawed… by exalting the NAME of our KING and […]Read More Living Likewise!
Psalm 66:17 “I cried out to HIM with my mouth; HIS praise was on my tongue!” “Close” Calls! The closest one feels to their CREATOR is at those junctions where HE intercedes. Where failed are steps which Flesh has authored. Then! Glory to GOD, HE moves with HIS grace! Saving the broken and humbly contrite, […]Read More “Close” Calls!
1 Corinthians 15:49 “And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly!” Closing our Gap! In Glory, what level oflove shall we witness?Will it be a massiveleap forward…or no? Meaning: How muchdevotion was shown inour lives? Will our firststeps in Heaven achasm — expose ? […]Read More Closing our Gap!
2 Corinthians 6:17 “Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the LORD…” Drawn Out! Glory to GOD, ever Highest;Glory to HIM — beyondevery compare!History points to HIS WORDto confirm it, as such…Lift GOD’s glory and praisewith your prayers! Yes! HE is coming as promised,bringing saints whom HE drewhome before us.Reunited […]Read More Drawn Out!
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 […]Read More With Storm Chasing Praises! (Happy Thanksgiving!)
Matthew 28:20b “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Swirling Upwards! Every drain swirls by cascading downwards with liquid flows surging; their currents — increasing. In some such is found never stopping nor slowing…whose anchor is missing or worse yet, abandoned. So tug on your line, weary Traveler, […]Read More Swirling Upwards!
Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled!” Better than Coffee! Since the hunger of our lives cannot be satisfied by Self, it stands to reason that our only SOURCE is JESUS. Communion, though a wafer with a thimble full of liquid… is the grandest feast […]Read More Better than Coffee!
Matthew 7:14 “Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it.” Tightrope Transformations!! Lines drawn,tightropes walked,isn’t being “lukewarm”. It’s straight;HIS set path!So narrow…by design. But GODdrew our hearts tostep out of the boat! To leaveSelf’s comfortsand follow HIM only. Because!GOD’s treasureis found out […]Read More Tightrope Transformations!
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 […]Read More HIS Worthy Weight!
Jeremiah 29:13 “You will seek ME and find ME when you seek ME with all your heart.” The Great Race! The race of oneto The ONEis run withoutcompetition. The only mark,broken hearts,start every daywith Glory’s spark. Thus Prayer bringsfavor — HIS;WHOM run we justin hand with HIM.WHOM seek we firstto run…IN HIM! As HIServant drawn […]Read More The Great Race!
Psalms 55:4 “Behold, GOD is my helper; the LORD is the upholder of my life!” Accomplishment’s Anchor! With HIS SPIRIT’sempowered presenceindwelling eachsurrendered soul… …then divinelypurposed actionsare “impossiblyaccomplished”. For greatest HEresides in me; withstrength beyond thisearthly realm. Far past the limitsFlesh employs, isCHRIST in me…theHope of Glory! So quit all “selfsufficient” talk;Stop every phraseexcluding HIM! Cease […]Read More Accomplishment’s Anchor!
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.” With HIM, In HIM! Being thoughtless orthoughtful is acrossroad;being heartless orloving — another. Discovering thenwhose footprintswe stand inhelps discern theintentions of others. For when we exaltSelf’s decisions eachday, […]Read More With HIM, In HIM!
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!
Psalm 25:9 “HE leads the humble in doing right, teaching them HIS Way.” “Way” Discernment! There are land mines one plants and then steps on. There are mind games one plays; always losing. Yet day after day some keep choosing “these ways” which inflict Self’s most judgemental sanctions. With such self-imposed actions, degrading; we must […]Read More “Way” Discernment!
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 73:23 “Nevertheless, I am continually with YOU; YOU hold my right hand.” WHOSE versus whose! Complacent Conveniencestops ears and decisions.GOD’s sheep hear HIS voice,yet selectively listening… …some chose to obeyonly when it’s “best fitting”.Though warned of the danger,their steps remain “slipping.” But not those of Faith—“inconvenience” selecting —to serve at all timeswith obedient hearts. […]Read More WHOSE versus whose!
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!
Revelation 1:1a “The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which GOD gave HIM to show HIS servants — things which must shortly take place.” A Righteous Retrospective! Oh my GOD and KING….what Joy morning bringsfor YOUR voice in me sings,“I AM Coming!” Then falls the curtainthe final acts’ purposewith HE, “The most worthy!”returning. So looking aheadto rise […]Read More A Righteous Retrospective!
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!
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
2 Corinthians 13:5a “Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Gaining Glory’s Ground! One day we shall know both “far less” and “much more”. Gone will be facts “from here” as HE teaches us. We’ll learn all “from there”; discarding the darkness. Serving solely HIS will to gain greatest Light. Proactively then […]Read More Gaining Glory’s Ground!
Proverbs 8:33 “Hear instruction and be wise, and do not neglect it.” Read These Instructions! Without invitation, Consequence still travels with us. Though absent of welcome it lurks at our sides — most expectant. Before we progress then what stands in our way? to prevent us? Such should be GOD’s warnings through Scripture outlined “Watch […]Read More Read These Instructions!
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”
James 1:22 “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” Faith’s Sweetened Lemonade! What if — unsqueezed — a lemon is left?Where no juice is expressed from the pressures outside?Can it aid in producing a lemonade beverage if never its peel revealswhat’s inside? Yea, Faith is the same when we shelter.When […]Read More Faith’s Sweetened Lemonade!
Romans 8:18 “I consider that our present sufferings are not comparable to the glory that will be revealed in us!” Glory! Presence Greater than Pain! “Complacent with Pain”means one’s numb to surroundingswith divergent, un-urgent,discouraging words. “Adjacent to Shame”then describes that connectionof someone unfeeling,unnervingly plain. Disturbingly foundfar too often than “never”,are those of the Body —in […]Read More Presence Greater than Pain!
Psalm 91:5 “You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day…” GOD’s Guarantee! Dearest LORD, protect us from and heal us with those scripts prescribed… …which the world markets to us as what’s needed for our lives. As a Trojan horse deceiving so they seem and […]Read More GOD’s Guarantee!
Psalm 63:8 “My soul clings to YOU; YOUR right hand upholds me!” Cling thee to CHRIST! Clinging to Life’s brightesttrappings breeds Loss.Lesser of CHRIST thenequates to Faith…lowered. Like a shield decreasing…permitting Strength’s theft;so shall earthly crutchessteal Hope more than help. Till bankrupt the soul thoughsurrounded by “things”;one will feel soon feelo’erwhelmed by “their” void. Thus […]Read More Cling thee to CHRIST!