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!
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!
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. […]Read More The Freedom of Truth!
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 […]Read More Waiting Up!
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 […]Read More Praying for Conviction-less Captives!
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 […]Read More By HIS Dawn’s Early Light!
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 […]Read More Directly Drawn!
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! […]Read More An “Every Day Calendar CHRISTmas!”
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 […]Read More Broken Progress!
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 […]Read More Leather-Bound Lights!
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 […]Read More Pass THIS Along!
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 […]Read More The Soundest Expectation!
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 […]Read More Eternity’s Anchor!
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 […]Read More Drawn Out!
Psalms 107:29 “HE stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.” With Storm Chasing Praises! (Happy Thanksgiving!) Giving thanks isdirected specificallyhighest… …to HIM WHO alonesits enthroned in theHeavens. Praising GOD and HISCHRIST is our callingand privilege… …so which delayswarrant our mutesubstitutions? Far too often graveSilence is used toreplace it. …and […]Read More With Storm Chasing Praises! (Happy Thanksgiving!)
Job 42:2 “I know that YOU can do all things, and that no purpose of YOURS can be stopped!” Uninterruptible! There’s no restraintstill sticking,preventing ourMessiah…fromsoulfully retrievingall HIS own. In truth, the HOLYSPIRIT is HE WHObinds the devil!So each demonhost employed…must comply! Why then yourdisappointment?Whose view haveyou adopted for thebottom line demands…“Where’s your Faith?” Displaced or […]Read More Uninterruptible!
2 Corinthians 13:14 “May the grace of the LORD JESUS CHRIST, and the love of GOD, and the fellowship of the HOLY SPIRIT be with you all.” Three Equal! The value of Paperexceeds spoken worthyet the coin is farbetter than both. Still GOD’s greatesttreasures HE spokeinto being and those— Hallelujah — arepriceless! Even so, scripteddiamonds […]Read More Three Equal!
Matthew 28:20b “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Swirling Upwards! Every drain swirls by cascading downwards with liquid flows surging; their currents — increasing. In some such is found never stopping nor slowing…whose anchor is missing or worse yet, abandoned. So tug on your line, weary Traveler, […]Read More Swirling Upwards!
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!
Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled!” Better than Coffee! Since the hunger of our lives cannot be satisfied by Self, it stands to reason that our only SOURCE is JESUS. Communion, though a wafer with a thimble full of liquid… is the grandest feast […]Read More Better than Coffee!
Proverbs 13:10 ”Where there is strife, there is pride, but Wisdom is found in those who take advice.” Pride’s Un-dwelling Unconvinced by sin’s memories which insistently press,so we’re NOT our past scars sinceour wounds CHRIST dispensed. Cleansing souls upon Calvary, as such, we are flawless!Stained solely by crimson so…. HIS verdict is “Faultless!” Then no […]Read More Pride’s Un-dwelling
Psalm 86:5 “For you, O LORD, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you!” By HIS Good Graces! GOD is patientnot tardy nor late.HIS Justice is timelyjust as is HIS love. Consequently…HE is never mocked.Although claims somehave made,HE always pays back. Given this truthwhy test HIM, oh Flesh?HE shall […]Read More By HIS Good Graces!
Psalm 147:5 “Great is our LORD, and mighty in power; HIS understanding is infinite.” How much higher HIS thoughts,how much greater our GOD…than what we can imagine andare — when compared! HIS ways — always perfect— prove endlessly “worth it”.Even so, Flesh still choosesalternative paths. But HE isn’t so distant asthough we’re not with HIM!Alive […]Read More Just HIS Voice!
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!
Psalm 18:30 “As for GOD, HIS way is perfect: The LORD’s WORD is flawless; HE shields all who take refuge in HIM.” Well Written in Crimson! Truth tells us YOUR protection covers, cleanses and secures. Being holy and all knowing…. so removed are all concerns. Yea! YOUR WORD, Truth’s only source, holds where one must […]Read More Well Written in Crimson!
Psalm 95:1 “Oh come, let us sing to the LORD; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!” Born to Climb! Love’s Living Hopeonce breathed like us;CHRIST JESUSWHOSE example lives! What Joy divineGOD’s blessed lovewould call us “HISforgiven!” So worship in theSAVIOUR’s hands;reflecting HIM bylifting yours! Giving thanks withevery exhale,may we […]Read More Born to Climb!
John 3:30 “HE must increase, but I must decrease!” Moving Day Zeal! Every day’sAnticipationshould be spent— downsizing. Taking lesswhile giving greater;getting down to basics. Mindful thenof ROCK beneath us;our firm foundation— CHRIST! So “MovingDay!” is every daywith “less of Self”— in tow. Till finally, whenThe LORD returns,we shall be as…HE is! Yea, we WILL be […]Read More Moving Day Zeal!
Matthew 4:4 “But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of GOD.’” Through The Bible! When first reading scripture, just after conversion…the pages were daunting. The big picture only was all we could capture…on top of YOUR mountain. But as the […]Read More Through The Bible!
Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine, for yourLight has come, and the glory ofthe LORD has risen upon you!” When HIS Light bursts through! As GOD’s sunlight breaksthe darkness into ten millionshattered pieces… CHRIST floods fill the skieswith grace which brightlyshines upon HIS people. Ever endless, HIS Compassion,all consumes the hoardsagainst us! So in Victory walk, dearChildren! […]Read More When HIS Light bursts through!
John 8:32 “And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free!” HIS Priceless WORD! Bought with a priceversus “free” standas opposite poleson the Earth. So one’s self worthis lessened if told…they have no purposenor value. So heard screamingis satan at every lostsoul AND the Faithful! Though he wields Evil’stongue — ‘tis […]Read More HIS Priceless WORD!