Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind toone another, tenderhearted,forgiving one another, as GODin CHRIST forgave you.” Self’s Re-assigned Burdens! The failure to forgiveadds weights to our walk.Resentment’s sarcasm“depresses” as well. Proud looks as if “betterthan”, wiser or smarter…expand then that gapbetween Heaven and Hell. So bend the heart fasterthan kneeling — most urgent!Make humble your thoughts;prefer others….not […]Read More Self’s Re-assigned Burdens!
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 […]Read More With “Do-ing!” Faith
Ephesians 1:7 “In HIM we have redemption through HIS blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of GOD’s grace.” Seeing Red, Sharing Crimson! Watching their facesthrough grayscale filterssuppresses all colorand fades life’s displays. By black and white boundso there are no yellows,or greens nor one brown…much less any blues. Yet worst is […]Read More Seeing Red, Sharing Crimson!
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!
Proverbs 15:1 “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Surrendering into “First!” When “being right” becomes wrongfor our lives — without question;where the scars on our heartsare still waiting to heal… When “the win” we assumed wouldcome with our expressions,in fact, brings no blessing norgrander appeal… Then our wounds […]Read More Surrendering into “First!”
Luke 23:34 “FATHER, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Forgiving the Scorn-caster! Scorn-casters mirror theStorm-chasers zeal in howquickly they rush to theCenter’s attention. Ever notice their speedto find fault-filled darkclouds and spew outtheir opinions on allwho “should” listen? Create they such weatherthen blame others for it;Such cycles they churnwhile acting […]Read More Forgiving the Scorn-caster!
Psalm 57:7 “My heart is steadfast, O GOD, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!” Sharing HIS Song and Shield!! With Anthems; great banners of praise, lifted upwards…”Go into the battle!” is heard though skies darkened. With Anthems rejoicing, HIS Armor surrounding, so into the struggle GOD’s children are pressing. […]Read More Sharing HIS Song and Shield!!
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!
Proverbs 28:13 “Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.” HALLELUJAH! IConfess! With eight letters plus a placeholder, so“I confess” is written…with a single space between these separate words equating to Submission. But what a gap it is! This giant chasm bound with action. Yet! If […]Read More IConfess!
John 13:34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another!” The Warm and the Sweet! “Bitter” cold is both accurate and descriptive as opposed to “bitter” heat. “Blistering”, “fiery” and other such “adjectives” feel then as much better choices of words. But “bitter” […]Read More The Warm and The Sweet!
Proverbs 3:27 “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in the power of your hand to do so.” The Pace of HIS Pardons! If Forgiveness was a possession, would it become a collection in those without Grace? Would it rather be hoarded as though its whole value was […]Read More The Pace of HIS Pardons!
Psalm 24:1 “A Psalm of David. The earth is the LORD’s, and all it contains, the world, and those who dwell in it.” Curing Claustrophobia! When the area neededexceeds what’s remainingthen one can be said tohave run out of space. “Out of real estate!” evenby every known standard.So where there’s no room;there’s an item —displaced. […]Read More Curing Claustrophobia!
Hebrews 12:6 “For those whom the LORD loves HE disciplines, and HE scourges every son (every one) whom HE receives.” Correction’s Compassionate KING! May HE bless your soul with sorrows till Conviction births your tears so no residue of Error does in any part — remain. For one’s silence breeds most errant and one’s ignorance, […]Read More Correction’s Compassionate KING!
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!
2 Corinthians 9:10 “Now the ONE supplying seed to the one sowing and bread for food will supply and will multiply your seed for sowing and will increase the fruits of your righteousness…” For Giving Seed! With wood green embroiderysurrounding the prairie,its gold-tinted grainswere encompassed. Thus by Forestry’s boundarysurrounding such fields…so this food which mansowed […]Read More For Giving Seed!
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!
Isaiah 55:6 “Seek the LORD while HE may be found, call upon HIM while HE is near!” Before… The law of the Funnelis likened to Land…where one’s thoughts hit a wall;“out of real estate” — running. Just as swirling liquideventually falls…so the end of a linewill hit markers…unmoving. Thus encircling chaoswill reach an impassewhere no […]Read More Before…
1 Corinthians 15:49 “Just as we have borne the image of the earthly, we will also bear the image of the Heavenly!” Day Four! The recklessness of our emotions can shatter the windows which others see through. The abandon of careless intentions as well can clutter the the sight of anotherin view. What we “see” […]Read More Day Four!
Matthew 17:7 “But JESUS came and touched them. “Get up,” he said. “Don’t be afraid.” HIS Blessed “Receiving!” Who pays the price when Sins’ charge has been earned; When Sympathy’s empathy cannot be served? Who then confesses their heart and both hands are the trio found guilty and due Reprimand? Where compatriot Eyes and the […]Read More HIS Blessed “Receiving!”
John 6:37 “All that the FATHER gives ME will come to ME, and whoever comes to ME, I will never cast out!” Hallelujah! Drawn to the Surface! When confessions are heard, so ripples are felt in the souls of those broken whose hearts GOD has stirred. From Complacency’s paths to a whisper surrendered; so are […]Read More Drawn to the Surface!
1 Thessalonians 5:22 “Abstain from every form of evil!” The Greatest Draw! Lust as an excess is worthlessly cast as the ducks of a gambler would be. Matters then of the Heart are left solely to Chance within Darkness where no one should breathe. Such moments of Greed steal decades (and longer) of steps which […]Read More The Greatest Draw!
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 cleanses us from all sin.” Un-Comparative Crimson! The battle within against sin isn’t any small skirmish. Appearing on one hand as endless, still IN another, it’s an […]Read More Uncomparative Crimson!
Jeremiah 30:17 “For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the LORD…” On HIS Waves of Restoration! Found missing at sea as a mystery, without secured bindings or crew; so the captain-less vessel for decades adrift bore damage from weathering storms. Through the harshest of elements cast, through brutal […]Read More On HIS Waves of Restoration!
Psalm 147:3 “HE heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Righteous Road Restoration! Street paving efforts seem constant. Everywhere one might look bears a barrelled blockade, As such, new materials piled await to replace what had poorly been paved. By gazing around so I see that the same restorations are needed “en masse”…since countless […]Read More Righteous Road Restoration!
Acts 2:38 “Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the NAME of JESUS CHRIST for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the HOLY SPIRIT!” The Urgent Hour! Their sharpened fangs — long waiting — were unmuzzled then for war. Stabbing Darkness into Light’s triumphant presence, […]Read More The Urgent Hour!
Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray so that you will not enter into temptation. For the spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” Engaging THIS Hour! At the end of a session, a meeting or test, where presented are curtains, the door or some exit, understood are such closings then as that last line… which […]Read More Engaging THIS Hour!
Hebrews 10:9 “Then HE added, “Behold, I have come to do YOUR will.” HE does away (has fulfilled) with the first (covenant) in order to establish the second. CHRIST’s Crimson Keys! Red Righteousness robed yet whiter than snowflakes and lighter than each pardoned soul once in Debt. No more chained to Death, released to serve […]Read More CHRIST’s Crimson Keys!
Psalms 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O GOD, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” A Second past Seven! After taking in a deep breath, the immense brown bear exhaled an expanding steam cloud. Then closing his eyes within the white haze, there was a momentary pause as if listening for some sound. […]Read More A Second past Seven!
Isaiah 49:16a “See, I have engraved you on the palms of MY hands…” By HIS Scars! At rest in HIS hands though embattled be! So kneel we with Faith, both awake and asleep. When gone is the tide and absent the sun; with breath nearly failed and when Hope has run. In tandem when Grace […]Read More By HIS Scars!
Psalms 100:3 “Know that the LORD is God. It is HE WHO made us, and we are HIS; we are HIS people, the sheep of HIS pasture!” Into HIS Everlasting Arms! The lamb quickly bounded beyond outstretched arms. Yet with base, detached thought, it knew not their intent. They seemed bent on capture; restraining all […]Read More Into HIS Everlasting Arms!