Simply Starting, Pressing Deeply!

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 […]

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Combining Choirs!

Psalm 63:7 “For you have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy!” Combining Choirs! DesiringGlory’s communionexpectantly waitingstill am I. Longing for breathflowing from Heaventhrough joy laden voicesPraise — singing! Purposed as such,here zealously knelt;continuing upwards— Thanksgiving! For HIS am Ifor union — designed,So press in towards CHRIST.join […]

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Perpetual Moving Days!

Philippians 2:4 “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Perpetual Moving Days! How can we not be wholly moved by YOU when everything follows the script in YOUR WORD? Love’s elevation seen greatest at Calvary and Grief’s very depths; What extremes we observe! Yea, […]

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The MASTER’s Measure!

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 […]

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Surrendering into “First!”

Proverbs 15:1 “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Surrendering into “First!” When “being right” becomes wrongfor our lives — without question;where the scars on our heartsare still waiting to heal… When “the win” we assumed wouldcome with our expressions,in fact, brings no blessing norgrander appeal… Then our wounds […]

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“Hide or Seek?”

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 […]

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Our “Empty” Pursuit!

2 Corinthians 4:7 “But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to GOD…and not to us!” Our “Empty” Pursuit! How great is our FATHER’sso gracious abundanceWHO moves without maliceand gives without price.WHO chooses us alwaysand never forsakes! HE granted our soulswithout measure nor summarybecause of Forever we […]

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Presence Greater than Pain!

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 […]

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Reflective Evidence!

John 12:46 “I have come into the world as Light, so that whoever believes in ME may not remain in darkness.” Reflective Evidence! Sow and unsown;Weave and unwoven.Broke and unbrokenlike Night follows Day. Two polar positionsas opposites — poisedhope Action will join themand choose to remain. So be seen, not unseenwith Choice’s selectionand Wisdom’s electionto […]

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Sovereign Straw Selections!

Romans 12:10 “Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor!” Sovereign Straw Selections! For Comparison’s sake, take a handful of straw. Weigh each piece as if equal…for so they appear. But how we address this mass measurement matters since some seem quite weighty whilst others feel light. So CHRIST’s Light makes […]

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For This Last Mile!

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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Obeying Traffic Signs!

James 1:19 “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.” Obeying Traffic Signs! Steven Covey calls the interrupters as those who “listen only with the intent to respond”. So not really listening at all. The opposite is true of those […]

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HIS Hospital Staff!

Proverbs 11:25 “The generous soul will be made rich, and those who water will be watered as well.” HIS Hospital Staff! My cry is “Be JESUS!” when wounded souls cry to remind me which course of reaction be mine… …because of the ropes that great sacrifice ties! So may we each follow HIS footprints! For […]

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Two First Requests!

Proverbs 30:7 “Two things I request of YOU (Deprive me not before I die): Two First Requests! How many souls withDeception — begin?Instead of with facts, theymove off-ward with Sin… Till, by Dark, consumed!As such, they pretendwhile fooling themselvesand…those who listen. So likewise — Treasure!Grant me just my lotfor soley YOUR willshall suffice, oh my […]

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At Dawn’s First Light!

1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORD and HIS strength; seek HIS presence continually!” At Dawn’s First Light! Beginning the day,whether late or on schedule,requires proactive submission. First coming to CHRIST,with hearts which are listening,is far more important than speaking. Before requests making,Grade every petition with silencefirst pondering glory! For GOD’s story assignedneeds no words than […]

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Elbowing Ahead!

Psalm 95:1 “Oh come, let us sing to the LORD; let us make a joyful noise to the ROCK of our salvation!” Elbowing Ahead! What encouragement those arein CHRIST;The Body who speaks of HIS NAMEwith great reverence! Whether knee or a hand makes no difference, no mattersince their voice is lifting the LORD’s…with great praise! […]

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The (Re)Gathering Body!

Matthew 18:20 “For where two or more are gathered in my name, there am I with them.” The (Re)Gathering Body! When shall our loved onesagain gather with us; whowill willingly come withoutPressure’s advance? Or how much Persecution isneeded — reminding —that we must drawn as HISfabric— together? Dwell in Unity, yea! Side-by-side,hand-in-hand…Lifting up one another […]

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Sent Other-ward!

1 Peter 4:10 “As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of GOD’s varied grace…” Sent Other-ward! Royalty’s Heightsacrificedfor our lives…Hallalujah! Love’s load wearingCross bearingGrace sharingSAVIOUR… is CHRIST soley!Ours — onlyanswer toprayer! So live holygive fully,love wholly —others! As HIServant surely sent in your service, Whitney Devotional: Matthew […]

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Preemptive Communications!

James 1:19 “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger…” Preemptive Communications! With one hand covering overmy mouth — intervening…So no speech nor one word canbe heard without speaking. Yet! Such little involvementis frequently witnessed…whenSelf first says these thoughtsand rejects wiser thinking. Save for all […]

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Bent Together!

Matthew 18:20 “For where two or three have gathered together in MY NAME, I am there in their midst!” Bent Together! Our knees bear the scars of compliance enforced Thus are they calloused in completely in tandem. Where the LORD paused each journey HIServants were on to align them with HIS Way…again. Oh, the Joy […]

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For Lack of Knowledge

Hosea 4:6a “MY people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…” For Lack of Knowledge! Keep his hands fromscribing error; yea,constrain her stepswith YOURS… …and forever changetheir actions whichcome from suchhearts of stone. Even bind theirwandering minds tothe thoughts foundin YOUR WORD. Yet well before this,oh, my FATHER, haveme know the lack —in me. As HIServant […]

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With Such Peace!

Isaiah 26:3 “YOU will keep (those) in perfect peace, whose minds are stayed on YOU, because they trust in YOU!” With Such Peace! When Peace like a Riverattends to our souls andflows through our valleyswhere darkness may linger; by such revelations ofGOD am I strengthened!And why? ‘Tis since CHRISTis its AUTHOR…and mine! So HE offers […]

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Adding Volume!

Ephesians 6:18 “And pray in the SPIRIT on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the LORD’s people.” Adding Volume! The prayers of saints are to GOD — sweet aromas. How savory they are to one’s ears — healing wounds… […]

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Returning to The KING!

1 Timothy 1:17 “To the KING of ages, immortal, invisible, the only GOD, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen!” Returning to The KING! From the rose-coloredpetals of memories past,Distractions must ceaseas GOD draws our Attentions! Else what the world offersshall cloud this Hour’s threat!Then though one must bewatching, they won’t be. What blessing […]

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HIS Priceless Embrace!

Matthew 13:46 “When HE found one priceless pearl, HE went and sold everything HE had, and bought it!” HIS Priceless Embrace! What money cannot purchaseis deemed “Priceless!”by its MAKER.HIS Crimson sacrificesufficed to cleanse uswhole — forever. CREATOR GOD incarnateeven CHRIST our risenSAVIOUR! Giving to HISchosen children whatcould not be bought with paper. Nor with gold […]

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Following our LEADER!

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 […]

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Life’s Beverage Selection!

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 […]

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Written Into HIS Story!

Hebrews 7:25 “Therefore HE is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to GOD through HIM, since HE always lives to make intercession for them!” Written into HIS Story! Great is my faithlessness;Oh GOD! I falter…whenever Time finds theseeyes on such as me! Yea! Great is my darknesswhenever Self halts orshrinks back […]

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WORD Bound Life!

1 Corinthians 16:14 “Let all that you do be done in love.” WORD Bound Life! There are thousands of wordsfilling all of the pages that fillseveral books. There are covers hard boundalso soft leather boundaries…that fill every shelf. So the summary is this: HIS WORDstands alone — perfect —just as HE inscribed! On each Chapter […]

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Heavenly Threaded!

1 Corinthians 3:9 “For we are GOD’s fellow workers. You are GOD’s field, GOD’s building!” Heavenly Threaded! Thank YOU for making, for wholly creating…YOUR servants commissioned with purpose. Yes! For directing their steps with such blessings which, upon us, have thusbeen poured out! By YOUR designing, our threads here entwining…reminds of YOUR favored intentions! Bound […]

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