Luke 19:40 “I tell you, HE answered, if they remain silent, the very stones will cry out!” A Call to NOW! LORD lead us todaybeyond Memory Laneto be actively foundin THY service. Not thinking about itwith plans for “someday”but to move with “Howgreat is GOD!” purpose! Then out-praising the stonesand out sharing HIS NAMEwill our […]
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Proverbs 27:19 “As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.” Exclusively Loving! Correct without vengeance and want without lust. Sacrifically give with a heart after GOD. Choose HIS wisdom only and to HIM submit. Solely love as our SAVIOUR and walk as HE did. THEN! Seek we HIS face […]
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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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Psalm 63:8 “My soul clings to YOU; YOUR right hand upholds me!” Clinging in Faith! Resound the alarm, repeat the LORD’s warning while breath yet compels these – our voices. For when HE returns for the sheep of HIS pastures…no notice will preempt Departure. Reshout every scripture which points to that Hour and let none […]
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1 John 3:1a “See what kind of love the FATHER has given to us, that we should be called children of GOD; and so we are!” From ONE’s Point of View! There’s a view from the shadows and another from Light. One’s stance then determines their gaze. For when light is far off then in […]
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Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as GOD in CHRIST forgave you.” From Repentance to Revival! Who will forgive the greaterinfraction while souls sin againstone another? Isn’t the stain of rejecting HISNAME far beyond any crimehere uncovered? Through Forgiveness’ gift to ourselves and those wounded, we shall reconcile with our […]
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Philippians 1:6 “And I am sure of this, that HE WHO began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of JESUS CHRIST.” The Heart of Reflection! Glory to GOD in the highest with every intention and great expectation! Without waver, all glory is HIS…so freed from exceptions, HIS praises […]
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Matthew 26:40 “Then HE came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “What! Could you not watch with ME one hour?” Called out of Neutral! Unlike a truck backing up to atrailer, so CHRIST’s soon returndiffers greatly. Coming again is HE for thoseexpectant, whose vessels livevisibly — vibrant! By pressing towards […]
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1 Corinthians 12:7 “A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other.” The “Cost” of Connection! There are gains that our sensesprefer over others;for Fellowship’s Favor whichour SAVIOUR leads.For to draw nearest CHRISTin the midst of the Bodymeans we must reflect HIMwithout one restraint. Yea, without holding back, sowe […]
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Psalm 34:8 “O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in HIM!” From Broken to Blessed 2X! A broken heart’sburden cannot belifted by hands… …as shattered hopesremain fractured whenall has been lost. So the only solution ISCHRIST as our SAVIORof WHOM we sing“Love lifted me!” Without human hands,Heaven’s […]
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Romans 14:19 “So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.” Internal Strengthening, External Building! Home but not yetso HIS SPIRIT within…both shelters andkeeps us till then. Hope’s expectationmeets JESUS, as suchwhile we wait for HISwinds of Redemption! So by GOD’s righteousgusts we are carried:by CHRIST’s finishedwork we are housed… …in […]
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Psalm 96:3 “Declare HIS glory among the nations, HIS marvelous works among all the peoples!” Pass THIS Along! A flashover pointwell-defined is HIScoming…where farabove clouds, HEshall meet thosewithdrawn… …each soul highlylifted because of theRapture which shallbe inclusive of thoseHIS blood bought! Since that moment ispressing from futureto present…moreencouraging wordscannot ever bethought! So cling to HIS […]
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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 ? […]
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Proverbs 27:2 “Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.” Me < Second Fiddle! Without standing here“indignant”, brashlyclaiming “unstained!”status; As the farthest onesfrom perfect; still wehave THE NAMEwhich matters! But what blessing willthat give us if CHRIST’splace we try to take? Where we give ourname the […]
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Proverbs 13:10 ”Where there is strife, there is pride, but Wisdom is found in those who take advice.” Pride’s Un-dwelling Unconvinced by sin’s memories which insistently press,so we’re NOT our past scars sinceour wounds CHRIST dispensed. Cleansing souls upon Calvary, as such, we are flawless!Stained solely by crimson so…. HIS verdict is “Faultless!” Then no […]
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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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Ezekiel 34:16a “I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak…” Called Out! Leaves who live life to its fullest are greatest at work once they fall to the ground. Not “decaying” but feeding the soil with self so […]
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Song of Solomon 2:1 “I AM the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys!” Grand, Glorious! Have you paused to take notice of clear flower vases…when colorless, lifeless and empty they rest? When as vessels, inactive, transparently standing, they wait in Life’s background — expectantly blessed. For CHRIST’s purpose indwelling will fill them […]
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Acts 10:37 “Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that GOD does not show favoritism.” Loving at all Levels! The enemy of Better is the Good. Just below it, it rests with Complacency’s pillows. The foe of the Best then is Better. It too resides “less than” the one just […]
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Isaiah 58:10 “If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday!” Stone Soup Prayers! The beginning of stone soup begins with…the stone. Then the heart of another brings something to add. With carrots, corn, […]
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Psalm 143:8 “Let me hear in the morning of YOUR steadfast love, for in YOU I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to YOU I lift up my soul!” Rising Always! Who will rise and be a seeker,compelled to go much deeper, tofind the ONE WHO saved themwhen “so lost” was […]
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Hebrews 13:16 “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices GOD is pleased.” “Pleasing” People! “Please!” intercedes for those struggling. Accompanying Prayer, so its words are most urgent. No thanks then is given to Flesh because GOD provides answersthrough Sovereignty’s filter. Then, with Zeal, cling to HIM […]
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1 John 1:7 “But if we walk in the light, as HE is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of JESUS, HIS SON, purifies us from all sin.” HIS Spotless Parchments! When someone peelsback the veneer fromoff of our pictures,then the spotless, whitepaper photographers use… …is no longer found […]
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Proverbs 11:25 “The generous soul will be made rich, and he who waters will also be watered himself.” The GARDENER’s Produce! With Morning’s Dawn weset aside these fruits ofSelf — as compost… …since they rarely lastfor good just as theywould when in the SPIRIT. HIS fruits then flow fromgiftings found outpouredupon GOD’s children… while the […]
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Hebrews 13:16 “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to GOD.” Heaven’s Handoffs! Passing scripture to saints from one heart to another doesn’t mean that the end point is reached. The number of audience members then isn’t constrained by the range of how far we […]
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Psalm 51:12 “Restore to me the joy of YOUR salvation, and uphold me by YOUR generous SPIRIT.” Doubly Filled Within! So this is our story:“Cleansed is my wrong!”In order that purposefulworks HE designed… …would bring with our actionsthe greatest of songs.Hear now Thanksgiving’sheights from obedient lives! What extremes then of Joywhen Faith blends with movement; […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Hebrews 13:5a “Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have.” Window Shopping Encounters! In the downtown of a country setting, two men were to meet within an upscale store. Looking through the thick glass door window so we see the splendor and variety of expensive men’s suits and accessories. […]
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