Psalm 47:2 “How awesome is the LORD Most High, the great KING over all the earth!” In Awe of GOD! In awe of THEE oh, precious LORDare we within the present. YOU are sovereign, holy and our GOD WHOSE NAME is surely blessed! Therefore, we cling to YOU, rejecting Flesh who often fails us. These […]
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Nahum 1:7 “The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; HE knows those who take refuge in HIM! The Answer of HIS Presence! Whenever JESUScalls then shall bethis prayer answered. By CHRIST assigned andIntersected, so we’ll gowith HIM. Through every hardship,toil and trial, HE will setus free! So gaze to Heaven withzealous […]
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Septuagint: Psalms 86:11 “ Guide me, Oh LORD, in THY way, and i will walk in THY truth: let my heart rejoice, that I may fear THY NAME! Disconnecting Distractions Daily! Such great throngs yea, large numbers of gathering members fill the pews of such earthly domains. Where no Quaker would venture nor diligent student […]
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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 107:9 “For HE satisfies the thirsty and FILLS the hungry with good things.” At the Banqueting Table! Come to GOD’s WORD though crippled you feel; Sit in the seat of HIS favor. A prodigal who cannot run any more; yea! Linger with HIM in HIS love. Yes, wait at this banqueting table! Then be […]
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Luke 12:8 “And I tell you, everyone who acknowledges ME before men, the SON of MAN also will acknowledge before the angels of GOD…” The Path of Progression! A refreshing confession is one without holds or bars nor with watered down words. A resounding profession of faith then displays HIS zeal — as in others […]
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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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John 10:28 “I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of MY hand.” Secured by Sovereignty! Flesh bears it’s kind just as SPIRIT births spirit. As such, “born above” reflects Heaven’s location. Thus joyous HIS offspring are we with our FATHER… WHOSE heart formed our souls! […]
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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.” HIM-Prints! Your feet of Faith do not “fit” in these footprints though this path which I’m led on — with yours — here connects. Though at points […]
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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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Psalm 119:105 “YOUR WORD is a Lamp to my feet and a Light to my path.” A Question of Lenses! There’s a lens which theworld looks through daily…and one other whoseMAKER is CHRIST. Side by side in thislife — both observing;so Perceptions gain lifeand opinions…are born. Reformed are thesethen into glasses…wornto view our surroundingsand take […]
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Proverbs 4:25 “Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you!” Directly Drawn! A “race to the endzone is futile” whenever one runs empty handed.The finish line — fruitless — when someone’s direction is opposite of course completion. Yet countless, excessively erring, decide to remain in the darkness.Spinning their wheels; running […]
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Matthew 27:66 “So they went and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone and setting a guard.” An “Every Day Calendar CHRISTmas!” “Merry CHRISTmas” is constant;it’s for every season; …each month full of days and thehours going with them! Yet! To the world, it’s compressedas one span… …of just 24 hours and then:Nothing more! […]
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Psalm 69:30 “I will praise the NAME of GOD with a song; I will magnify HIM…with thanksgiving!” The Perfect Pronoun! Confessing sins of pronouns Pride…(of Me, Myself and stubborn I) is not some simple exercise that’s done with selfish greed. Instead let’s trust the ONE WHOSE NAME took all our wretched, guilty shame! Let us […]
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Ephesians 5:8 “For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the LORD. Walk as children of light!” With Uncompromised Comparison! Why the compromisedMost plague the Manyof CHRIST is becauseof comparisons made. Often takingexceptions whenshown their reflections…where HE isn’t seenin their face. Without heart nor withsoul still they fight Selfcontrol in […]
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Hebrews 4:11 “Let us therefore strive to enter that rest (GOD’s rest), so that no one may fall by the same sort of disobedience.” The Reminder: Forward! Praise andadoration be…to CHRIST the LAMB,our risen KING.“Glory!” so weshout and sing,“Our Victory is won!” Then! Whoremains entrustingall their Faith inMan’s injustice?Yea, whose strengthlays — gravely rusted?Who chooses […]
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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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Colossians 3:2 “Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.” With Set Affections on High! Oh, take us to heavenas we sing earthlysongs! Flood throughus as tears from oureyes fill YOUR hands… …till wholly enrapturedour souls shall be drawn.Thus we pray by YOURlove to be changed. Restored by Compassion;reborn here while […]
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Hebrews 6:1a “Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of CHRIST and go on to maturity…” Root Commands!! When two letters of unbelief are subtracted, and three are added, it then makes a huge difference in its definition. Replacing “un” with “dis” takes simple ignorance of something and turns it into intentional rejection. Our root […]
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1 Corinthians 3:6 “I have planted, Apollos watered; but GOD gave the increase!” Abandoning “the chase”! We’re nobody’s king andeveryone’s servant…for The MAKER of Heavenand CREATOR of Earth. Preaching CHRIST boldlyas Life’s only answer…so none look t’wards othersto gift them Salvation. And! That includes Self!So relent from “the chase”if your “tail” is leading…till alone you […]
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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 […]
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Psalm 25:9 “The humble HE guides in justice, and the humble HE teaches HIS way.” The Psalmists’ Path! Correction over comfortIs a need exceedingly wantSince none desire training whentheir easy street becomes… …a road that’s turning rough as an “comfort zone” — decayed. Redirection isn’t painless so some stay rightwhere they lay. Remaining in “lesser […]
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Lamentations 3:40 “Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the LORD!” Drawn by THE LIGHT! Competitive failures,spiritually speakingboth reject CHRIST. Thus errors which strivefor one’s attentionsare equally wrong. Time wasted thenmost certainlyis their review! Prioritizing thencasts off all sinsto focus on GOD… …and HIM solely! As HIServant judging my own timeto be […]
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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 […]
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Philippians 3:13 “Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead…” To our GOD! Leaving the Lesser! I’ve had to leave my past behind and act like nothing happened while a thousand cheeks I turned because […]
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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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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 […]
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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 […]
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Romans 10:4 “For CHRIST is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes! Hallelujah! Embracing Law’s AUTHOR and SAVIOUR! There’s reverence found in one’s solemn behavior where preference is given…(instead of “deferred”) …to The ONE due our praise! Yes to JESUS our SAVIOUR yet found are delays and undue hesitations. See those […]
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1 Corinthians 15:49 “Just as we have borne the image of the earthly, we will also bear the image of the heavenly.” As The MASTER’s Self Portraits! The beauty of older age finds a CHRISTian more quickly discarding their own image …to more wholly embrace CHRIST’s. So to those younger than Self, hear these lines […]
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