2 Corinthians 3:17 “Now the LORD is the SPIRIT, and where the SPIRIT of the LORD is, there is freedom! Freed by what’s Finished! By confessions to theNth degree will soulsso burdened —struggle. There weighted down,each guilty phrasebetrays them likenone other. Thus satan’s useof words we usedmake worse thosethings we’ve uttered. Reminding of pastindiscretions…untilwe begin […]Read More Freed by what’s Finished!
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!
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 […]Read More The “Cost” of Connection!
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 […]Read More Pass THIS Along!
Hosea 12:6 “Therefore, return to your GOD, observe kindness and justice, and wait for your GOD continually.” HIS Compass Reminders! With signs of the pastconfronting theseeyes; with sins whichhave passedre-remembered… …no casual thoughtsshould enter ourminds when, byour LORD GOD,we’re corrected. With these reflections,Truth reigniting,relearning lessons…so are we — again. Thus with eachmemory, respond —humbly bent…because […]Read More HIS Compass Reminders!
Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied!” Next Stepping! Crawling, then walking;running, then soaring:sequential and linearpoints. Shown without shortcutor skipping a “step”…sofollows our spiritual growth. For thus HE designedour souls to progress…if just by that “step”every day. So! Forward movement,with eyes set onCHRIST; is the onlyacceptable […]Read More Next Stepping!
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!
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!
Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as GOD in CHRIST forgave you.” Sacrificially Fueled! May selfish Ambitionwith Unforgivenessbe daily extinguishedtill absent of flames. May all worldly fuelswhich propel thisflawed pairing thenquickly expire beforeevery Dawn! Then comesSurrender and Forfeitreplacing those twodarkened forces thatPride always feeds. Most assuredly then!Both Relief andRelease shall […]Read More Sacrificially Fueled!
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!
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 […]Read More Pride’s Un-dwelling
Psalm 119:59 “I considered my ways and turned my feet to YOUR testimonies!” Accepting HIS Directions! Would we know whatwe’ve been savedfrom if no crossroadever came… …where the path wetook was all we knewwith every stepunchanged? So on simple thoughtwaves sailing do we“find” our waysseem best. Without “contradicting”voices thus still “lost”our souls progress. Consequences then,by […]Read More Accepting HIS Directions!
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 […]Read More HIS Great Subtraction!
Psalm 95:1 “Oh come, let us sing to the LORD; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!” Born to Climb! Love’s Living Hopeonce breathed like us;CHRIST JESUSWHOSE example lives! What Joy divineGOD’s blessed lovewould call us “HISforgiven!” So worship in theSAVIOUR’s hands;reflecting HIM bylifting yours! Giving thanks withevery exhale,may we […]Read More Born to Climb!
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!
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 […]Read More Called Out!
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!
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, […]Read More Stone Soup Prayers!
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!
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 […]Read More Rising Always!
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!
Proverbs 4:23 “Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the springs of life.” DNR! Dead skin cells, dry patches, “flakes” floating down slowly;the “end results” are of sins’ past animations. Thus meaning, such evils no longer breathe daily. As dry bones without marrow from CHRIST, so they lay. Still the Flesh, […]Read More DNR!
Ephesians 6:10 “Finally, be strong in the LORD and in the strength of HIS might!” Mountain Climbing, ROCK Standing Preaching by exampleand living by Faith;Interchangeable partsof this whole known asLife. The walk of each CHRISTianis made up of stepswhether echoing HISor found off course —straying. But to mirror HIS ways,both preaching andliving is done by […]Read More Mountain Climbing, ROCK Standing
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!
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!
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!
John 20:16a “JESUS said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to HIM, “Rabboni!” The Crossroads Difference! GOD completely changed my phrase “just as I am” to “who I was.” Else a surface level moment would have only been because…. …HE’d left me where HE found me. Then — indifferent — I’d have stayed. But! […]Read More The CrossRoads Difference!
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 […]Read More Combining Choirs!
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, […]Read More Perpetual Moving Days!