Acts 5:29 “Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey GOD rather than men.” With HIS Blood Bought Purpose! We have no strengthto turn this time, butGOD! BUT GOD —through CHRIST… …finds us longing forour risen LORD,expectantly awaiting! Yea! Our RighteousKING returning,WHOSE power —(evil spurning) …stems its tidalwaves! So JESUS’NAME […]Read More With HIS Blood Bought Purpose!
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 34:8 “O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in HIM!” From Broken to Blessed 2X! A broken heart’sburden cannot belifted by hands… …as shattered hopesremain fractured whenall has been lost. So the only solution ISCHRIST as our SAVIORof WHOM we sing“Love lifted me!” Without human hands,Heaven’s […]Read More From Broken to Blessed!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Psalm 51:12 “Restore to me the joy of YOUR salvation, and uphold me by YOUR generous SPIRIT.” Doubly Filled Within! So this is our story:“Cleansed is my wrong!”In order that purposefulworks HE designed… …would bring with our actionsthe greatest of songs.Hear now Thanksgiving’sheights from obedient lives! What extremes then of Joywhen Faith blends with movement; […]Read More Doubly Filled Within!
2 Timothy 4:2 “Preach The WORD!Be ready in season and out of season.Convince, rebuke, exhort, with alllongsuffering and teaching!” The Willing Witness… Of HIS children am Ia most grateful “son”.Of CHRIST’s sheep inHIS pastures…forgiven. With daughters as wellso we seek The LORD…as our SHEPHERD WHOgives us provision! Eternal Life’s SOURCE,our SAVIOUR divine…by WHOSE stripes wegained […]Read More The Willing Witness…
1 Corinthians 3:16 “Do you not know that you are GOD’s temple and that GOD’s SPIRIT dwells in you?” Compelled by HIS Love! The SPIRIT’s indwelling is after acceptance. HE follows Belief, occupying the soul. External no longer but now inside breathing, so starts our transforming till Rapture begins! But failing to further one’s steps […]Read More
1 Samuel 12:24 “Only fear the LORD and serve HIM faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things HE has done for you.” Ahead of Time! Well done,Oh Good and faithful son!Yes! Good and faithful daughter….Enter in through Heaven’s gates,oh righteous ones! Yea, come…The battle has been won!Feel MY rest embrace your soulsand […]Read More Ahead of Time!
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!
John 9:4 “I must work the works of HIM WHO sent ME while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work.” To THEIR, THOSE and THEM! Ushered into an instant of Rapture; asone speechlessly staring, beholdingHIS gaze… Most zealous awaiting, this sight I beheld! Without boundaries found soaring in skies…set ablaze! […]Read More To THEIR, THOSE and THEM!
1 Corinthians 3:9 “For we are GOD’s fellow workers. You are GOD’s field, GOD’s building!” Heavenly Threaded! Thank YOU for making, for wholly creating…YOUR servants commissioned with purpose. Yes! For directing their steps with such blessings which, upon us, have thusbeen poured out! By YOUR designing, our threads here entwining…reminds of YOUR favored intentions! Bound […]Read More Heavenly Threaded!
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!
Psalm 139:16 “YOU saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in YOUR book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed!” Uniquely & Lovingly Tailored! When people trade things from one to another; When bartered are goods or bought from a seller… …then sometimes Confusion exchanges […]Read More Uniquely & Lovingly Tailored!
1 Corinthians 13:13 “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is Love!” And the Greatest of These… What one withholds reveals Intent; possessions for example. Provisions too; which are unsent reflect one’s dying candle. And what of Care? and greatest, Love? What then if none extend them? Where Apathy’s […]Read More And the Greatest of These is…
Hebrews 13:16 “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to GOD.” The Empty Race! The goal of each CHRISTian vessel has an ultimate point of conclusion. Each dash is thus followed by calendar numbers whose end is a time stamp on Life. But those found […]Read More The Empty Race!
Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted!” HIS Delivery Vessels! Empathy gives way to Transaction as the pace of Tragedy quickens. Fewer tears and less Time then are shared with those suffering. Such souls then thus starved for Redemption! How grieved every heart so afflicted; whose Anguish continues — unfettered! […]Read More HIS Delivery Vessels!
James 1:3 “For you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness!” Comparative Exercise! If one’s heart for CHRIST will not mirror HIS own, then their path known as Fellowship…plagued. For every partial surrender — filled with Lip’s service — cannot bring them close to HIS side. So whenever we sing, anthems raised, when […]Read More Comparative Exercise!
1 John 1:9 “If we confess our sins, HE is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” Discarding Camouflage! Whose name is confessed, yours or another’s, when Blames’s finger points to your bloodied, red hands? Which subset is guilty, your sisters’ or brothers’, when one assumes fault […]Read More Discarding Camouflage!
Ephesians 6:18 “With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the SPIRIT, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints…” HIS “Choice” Vessels! A soulful petition from one amongst many with countless, in tandem, their prayers — uplifting. Yet this heart’s expression exceeded […]Read More HIS “Choice” Vessels!
Romans 1:12 “That is, that I may be encouraged together with you by the mutual faith, both of you and me. Sovereignly Assigned Paintbrushes! As the strands of HIS fabric uniquely resewn, so become we combined with vast numbers of lives. Within every cross-section HE joins us with purpose… enhancing so many soul portraits each […]Read More Sovereignly Assigned Paintbrushes!
Luke 6:45b “For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” The WORD’s Warning… People whose heart-filled abundance speaks Slaughter are blind to the blood stains found covering their frame. Due to Pride, they are blunt with the cuts their words cause and devoid of compassion; thus deaf to one’s pain. So beware, […]Read More The WORD’s Warnings…