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!
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!
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!
Ephesians 5:1 “Therefore be imitators of GOD, as beloved children!” Living, Words! Serve the LORD with gladness, not Despair…running quickly in HIS footprints without Fear. Ignore the urge to grieve for lengthy times and cast off those chains which claim to bind you there. So examine very closely whose reflection they will see for all […]Read More Living, Words!
Proverbs 8:7 “For my mouth will utter Truth; wickedness is an abomination to my lips.” Things GOD Never Said! “Be a scorn-casting CHRISTian; be lukewarmat best!Just show Love yet be quick with Self righteous offense!” “Be boastful and bold — as though your words are Truth;even speak for ME through the opinions of youth!” Yet […]Read More Things GOD NEVER Said!
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 […]Read More Our “Empty” Pursuit!
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 12:11 “Not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the LORD…” Horseshoes and Stirrups! Again as a steed in HIS stable — remembering to when he was bound to GOD’s Gate in Youth’s days; …recalling the righteous restrictions once binding. With bent neck andknee, Self proceeded to pray. No shoes had I needed when […]Read More Horseshoes and Stirrups!
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!
1 Timothy 6:12 “Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses!” Un-Callousing Confessions! Is the crust of the earth any thicker than the callous caused by my confessions… …which too often repeat with […]Read More Un-Callousing Confessions!
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 […]Read More Sovereign Straw Selections!
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! […]Read More Elbowing Ahead!
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 […]Read More The (Re)Gathering Body!
Philippians 2:8 “And being found in appearance as a man, HE humbled HIMSELF and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.” No Victim nor Foe! Daily putting down Pridewhich gets picked up too quickly,both attacker and victimare found within Self. So sure of our truths whichare separate from Scripturethere […]Read More No Victim nor Foe!
Hebrews 13:3 “Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.” Discerning HIS Chains The flesh wants the path of the most least resistance while our new nature strides through Oppression. Yet this “lesser road” traveled yields greater complaints when Self looses […]Read More Discerning HIS Chains
Proverbs 19:21 “Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the LORD that will stand.” Don’t Touch that Dial! Those knobs and each switchwhich he’d thought controlledLife…turned out later to movenothing more than themselves. Though spinning and flippingand pushing such buttons…no Peace held his heart nordid rest […]Read More Don’t Touch that Dial!
1 Peter 2:21 “For to this you have been called, because CHRIST also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in HIS steps.” Posthaste! Known foreverTransforming soulsSo long awaitedEmbraced each day(Forgotten too)Our Risen SAVIOUR! Thus redeemingthose crimson boundwith Resurrection.So Calvary’s tombstill empty lays.What Truth! HE reigns! Though satan fight;though flesh […]Read More Posthaste!
Genesis 12:1 “Then the LORD said to Abram, “Leave your country, your kindred, and your father’s household, and go to the land I will show you.” Just as Well! Head long asleep fallingwith book covers open;with a night light for readingnow resting as well. No pages found turningsince Slumber had woken…so there lay her Bible […]Read More Just as Well!