Corinthians 1:9 “GOD is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of HIS SON, JESUS CHRIST our LORD.” The FATHER’s Faithfulness! The LORD dissolves fears,tears down our strongholdsand bottles each tear forour FATHER HE is. Comforting childrenwhom we always are,so HIS arms embraceand console us to rest. So! Although storm cloudshave gathered around,look, […]
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Psalm 119:63 “I am a companion of all who fear YOU, of those who keep YOUR precepts!” Eternity’s Eagle! What bliss found in fellowship with like believers! Such souls outpour balm of refreshing from HIM. On the contrary, those whose communion is bitter…bring painful exchanges and self-serving sins. So let us gauge wisely each “bird […]
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Luke 19:40 “I tell you, HE answered, if they remain silent, the very stones will cry out!” A Call to NOW! LORD lead us todaybeyond Memory Laneto be actively foundin THY service. Not thinking about itwith plans for “someday”but to move with “Howgreat is GOD!” purpose! Then out-praising the stonesand out sharing HIS NAMEwill our […]
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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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Colossians 4:6 “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” “Painting” with Grace! Restaining attempts have two flaws where someone feels their new sins must be given more crimson. As if a fresh coat of paint does the trick! But CHRIST’s finished […]
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Jeremiah 10:23 “I know, O LORD, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks…to direct his steps.” Beside or Behind! Retiring ChiefJustice positionsmust we of thesetitles assumed…which GOD neverappointed to us. Like “independent”,“self-made” or as “king”,so these labels nevergave HE. At least not tothose of HIS […]
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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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Psalm 119:160 “The sum of YOUR WORD is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever.” Offcasting Opinions Surrendering all,so forfeit the sumof Opinion. Embracing HIS WORDso Truth is revealed— to study. What then we assumecreates Life’s shiftingsands…full of Doubts. So know HIS wordsgreatest while castingoff yours…to be certain. As HIServant thankfully reminded […]
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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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Philippians 4:19 “And my GOD will supply all your needs according to HIS glorious riches in CHRIST JESUS.” Exclusive Provisions! A thirsty soul needs living water;a hungry heart craves bread for life. Though both are filled by HIS provision, great wonder comes when few choose CHRIST. Thus substitutions — failures all — still leave a […]
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Psalm 99:3 “Let them praise YOUR great and awesome NAME! Holy is HE!” GOD of Awe! Confession of “These” sins is all that’s possible because… “Those” belong to someone else. Still we must speak the truth in love… …so such “barriers to entry” do not leave them in the shadows. Thus, directed to the LORD, […]
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Isaiah 45:12 “I made the earth and created man on it; it was MY hands that stretched out the heavens, and I commanded all their host.” Righteously Revolving With orbits and lifespans: two sides to one zipper…so GOD’s perfect timing is sewn into both. Combining such pairs and aligning their movements…so some’s set durations are […]
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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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2 Peter 3:18 “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our LORD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. To HIM be the glory both now and forever. Amen!” With Soul Comparison! Comparing sin is a relative task.By each of its hosts, observationsare made. Sadly, “better than you” is the default assessment which thoughtlessly — some apply […]
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2 Corinthians 3:18 “And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the LORD, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the LORD WHO is the SPIRIT.” CHRIST Changing Convictions! Through Sincerity’stears comesconfessions of sinwhose convictions lastlonger than hourglass sand. Internal assessments,with Honesty […]
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Hebrews 13:8 “JESUS CHRIST is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Love, Uncompromising! Help us, FATHER…not to earn correction. Assist our hearts to YOURS alone reflect. Guide these steps to walk with Grace — uncompromising…so YOUR truth remains always on full display. Extend us Wisdom then with Knowledge too…till Understanding’s skill has been retained. […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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John 8:32 “And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free!” The Freedom of Truth! Glorious freedom isours within JESUSWHOSE sacrificedraws us to “Oneand the same!” To do as HE didwithout Apathy’sdoubts and to presson the more ingreat Faith! So know that ourflights soar thehighest in CHRISTwhen we sacrificefully — unchained. […]
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Psalm 121:8 “The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore!” Waiting Up! Quietly sitting before the fire, the older woman slowly picked up an aged, cast iron poker and proceeded to stoke the coals nearly asleep before her. Sparks, startled by the sudden movement, then quickly rose up. As an […]
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2 Timothy 1:7 “For GOD gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” Praying for Conviction-less Captives! Bound by themselvesand chained withIntention…so captiveare countless —unbroken. Shackled and stayed,yet they fight everybond…unaware theirrelease is in hand. With Master Key in theform of GOD’s WORDstill its coversdiscovered are closed. Self imposed […]
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Psalm 59:16 “But I will sing of YOUR power; Yes, I will sing aloud of YOUR mercy in the morning; for YOUhave been my defense And refuge in the day of my trouble!” By HIS Dawn’s Early Light! This breath and suchtrembling join deeplywithin me. At last!Now approaches theDawn. Another day’s passageof time births a […]
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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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1 Peter 5:5b “and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Broken Progress! There’s a point where Progression — doesn’t. It’s an intersection called “Complete Brokenness.” But once having passed through it, Forward Movement begins again. Spiritually then, our […]
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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!” Leather-Bound Lights! The antique nightlantern still shinesthrough these storms.Though these windsfeel relentless, thoughtempest each gust. Though the stingingof sleet seems topierce through ourbodies…Still! HE is ourRefuge and Beacon. Our paths filled byLIGHT, lead […]
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Psalm 96:3 “Declare HIS glory among the nations, HIS marvelous works among all the peoples!” Pass THIS Along! A flashover pointwell-defined is HIScoming…where farabove clouds, HEshall meet thosewithdrawn… …each soul highlylifted because of theRapture which shallbe inclusive of thoseHIS blood bought! Since that moment ispressing from futureto present…moreencouraging wordscannot ever bethought! So cling to HIS […]
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John 10:3 “To HIM the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear HIS voice, and HE calls HIS own sheep by name and leads them out!” The Soundest Expectation! Help for turning down noise and shutting off Thoughts are frequent requests up to GOD being lifted. To silence all noise being heard in the void, for this […]
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Isaiah 26:3 “YOU will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.” Eternity’s Anchor! The size of a shipdictates how large thechain and its anchormust be…to beeffective. The Anchor’s weightthen proveschallenging to theone delivering it foruse. While those on thevessel don’t have tocarry it aboard, stillthey bear a burdenjust […]
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2 Corinthians 6:17 “Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the LORD…” Drawn Out! Glory to GOD, ever Highest;Glory to HIM — beyondevery compare!History points to HIS WORDto confirm it, as such…Lift GOD’s glory and praisewith your prayers! Yes! HE is coming as promised,bringing saints whom HE drewhome before us.Reunited […]
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