Philippians 3:14 “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of GOD in CHRIST JESUS.” Memory’s Assessment! Repenting of wasted times and opportunitiesSelf squanders….can with frequency become a chain as well when someone wanders; where “moving forwards” moments are transferred to such Regrets.There is found a backwards pattern in one’s steps. […]Read More Memory’s Assessment!
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. […]Read More Window Shopping Encounters!
Romans 6:4 “We were buried therefore with HIM by baptism into death, in order that, just as CHRIST was raised from the dead by the glory of the FATHER, we too might walk in newness of life!” For the Briefest of Times! The slow of GODly change engageswhen those we’ve placed to guide our choices… […]Read More For the Briefest of Times!
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!
John 14:2 “In MY FATHER’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?” When Your Room’s Ready! When is movement so rapid still found statuesque like flying in place, never gaining a step? When is standing one’s ground […]Read More When Your Room’s Ready!
Habakkuk 3:18 “Yet I will rejoice in the LORD; I will take joy in the GOD of my salvation!” Now neither Victim nor Foe! Because of the failures of flesh and in light of the gains Self absorbs, so the victims whose trust was destroyed by Indifference have solely — by GOD — been restored! […]Read More Now neither Victim nor Foe!
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!
Revelation 1:8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the LORD GOD, WHO is and WHO was and WHO is to come, The Almighty!” In that Measureless Moment! These days blend, uniting, togetheras one. No more…stand alone — separate — set apart — None! With blurred dotted lines, so they merge with each other.No […]Read More In that Measureless Moment!
1 Corinthians 6:20 “For you were bought with a price! So glorify GOD in your body!” The Glorious Exchange! Blessed Sacrifice,Holy Surrender.Sovereign Loss,and Faithful Forfeit. Such “Costs” ours — forexchanging Self’s Dross…to gain Glory’s Gold!Oh! What Privilege! As HIServant finding Hope in these trials, Whitney Devotional: Romans 6:23 “For the wages of sin is death, […]Read More The Glorious Exchange!
2 Timothy 2:1 “You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in CHRIST JESUS…” Grace like Rain! Sanctuary, Sanctuary;GOD, grant us Refugefrom Sin and from Selfwhich attack us within. Restraint yet Constraining;GOD, grant us “chains”to stay on THY paths whichattract us with Grace! For we never want freedfrom these bonds sewn byHAND, […]Read More Grace like Rain!
Micah 7:7 “Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the GOD of my salvation; my GOD will hear me!” — Glory to GOD! Still-Filled Sundays! An upcalling, catchingaway takes its listeners;No longer indwell theytheir Church’s four walls. Thus “Missing in Action!”,redrawn to the Heavensso are those believersexpectant — rewarded. But what […]Read More Still-Filled Sundays!
John 3:16 “For GOD so loved the world, that HE gave HIS only begotten SON, that whoever believes in HIM should not perish, but have everlasting life.” iBelieve! Once Admission has surfaced, released from the soul and GOD’s sure Apprehension has grasped their attention… …then lockstep which follows as “Next!” in Conversion…is where someone’s heart […]Read More iBelieve!
Revelation 22:12 “And behold, I am coming quickly, and MY reward is with ME, to give to every one according to his work.” “Recompense Coming!” Recompense coming;the reward of those Wicked!Back upon them in full shallHE TURN all their sickness. Recompense comingfor GOD is not mocked.Every evil shall pay fortheir devilish thoughts! Recompense coming!Rejoice then! […]Read More “Recompense Coming!”
Psalm 31:24 “Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the LORD!” CROSS-ing The End Zone! How close yet very distant seems the finish line of Rapture’s dreams! Such struggles now surrounding cloud YOUR face from being seen. Yet with this arm of Faith I shall stretch past the devil’s […]Read More CROSS-ing the End Zone!
2 Corinthians 5:8 “Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the LORD!” Homecoming Joy! (In Loving Memory of Barb Wyant) Come quickly Child! The Hourglass which had been set for you has drained. It’s grains of sand no longer wait for they’ve already […]Read More Homecoming Joy!
Daniel 12:3 “And those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the sky above; and those who turn many to righteous- ness, like the stars forever and ever!” Drawing Directions! The darkest of each day precedes the Light of every Dawn and such shadows cannot stay nor remain — HIS Time — beyond. […]Read More Drawing Directions!
Romans 13:22 “The night is far gone; the day is at hand. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light!” Shedding Signs! “Order from Chaos”creating them bothis circular logicwith demons — entwined. Their end time attacksconfirm CHRIST’s appearingshall soon make themwitness HIS signs. Thus! At that […]Read More Shedding Signs!
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 […]Read More Written Into HIS Story!
Hebrews 9:28 “So CHRIST, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for HIM!” Oh rapturous Day! Taken for me! Scourges are whipsUnleashed upon unionsfound coupled with Sin. Such bring our painsIncreasingly felt…and unrelenting. But […]Read More Taken for me!
Psalms 37:39 “But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: HE is their strength in the time of trouble!” Salvation is IN The LORD! From the time you left the door unlocked, this heart was sadly broken. Unprotected were your memories with your thoughts — in darkness — groping. Because both lock and […]Read More Salvation in IN The LORD!
Psalm 136:26 “Give thanks to the GOD of heaven, for HIS steadfast love endures forever!” Found IN HIS Love! Since ‘tis YOU WHO decreedthat we love one anotherthen why have I failed?Why can’t I love myself? Maybe “tolerate” isthe description desiredsince heartfelt Affectionof “me” isn’t known. So perhaps the best wordand, in truth, the real […]Read More Found IN HIS Love!
Hebrews 10:39 “But we are not like those who turn away from GOD to their own destruction. We are the faithful ones, whose souls will be saved!” Saving Grace, Saving Faith! There’s little recourseand far fewer optionsfor rescuing flesh whento flesh someone runs. Like candles unlitin the darkness amidstso are arms made of clay…to those […]Read More Saving Grace, Saving Faith!
Joshua 23:8 “But you are to cling to the LORD your GOD, as you have done to this day!” Clinging to LIFE! The aroma of wall paper flowersis unlike the rose or the Lilly.Truthfully told, no fresh fragrance it holds…since all of its beauty was painted. Such one dimensional pictures indeed even if with raised […]Read More Clinging to LIFE!
Numbers 6:25 “The LORD make HIS face shine upon you, and be gracious to you…” With Rapture’s Dawning! Darkness and DayDefine each otherIf absent is onethen just one exists. So while there is Light;Flee every shadowTill CHRIST, as GOD’s SONis the only ONE “left”! As HIServant standing in the LIGHof HIS face, Whitney Devotional: John […]Read More With Rapture’s Dawning!
2 Corinthians 5:5 “Now HE that has worked us for the selfsame thing is GOD, WHO also has given to us the earnest of The SPIRIT.” So! Focus! Running past(others are)to witnessRevival. For such isHIS Beaconrevivingthe Chosen. A preludeto Rapture;GOD’s sovereignPrecursor! With dailyRehearsalsthen shall webe ready! So! Focuson JESUS…preparingfor Heaven! As HIServant zealously using and […]Read More So! Focus!
Colossians 3:13 “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the LORD forgave you!” Freely Forgiven…Forever! Absolute Absolution (Completely forgiven) by GOD but not man;Oh! What contrast — ironic! When Creation refuses HIS crimson redemption, how backwards thethought that our clay shun HIS hands! […]Read More Freely Forgiven…Forever!
Colossians 2:6 “As you therefore have received CHRIST JESUS the LORD, so walk in HIM…” First Made! The daily response of the wicked?They snap-to-attention whenCHRISTians stand up!With the fear of the LORD, rise compelled by HIS SPIRIT…and stand your ground, Friend! Stand your ground! Taking charge then, rebuke the demonic! Though this battle is won, […]Read More First Made!
Hebrews 13:8 “JESUS CHRIST is the same yesterday, today, and forever!” ONE’s Way! We leave through a door justto meet ourselves runningSometimes going forwardsand other times backwards… …which tells us that we havebeen “here” — once before.Maybe twice — else Amnesia’sreflection mirrors us! So one comes to conclusionswhich common sense shares…till our Faith vows again […]Read More ONE’s Way!