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!
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!”
Matthew 24:11 “Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many.” NOT of HIM! Another pretense,a false flag “messiah”…whose wonders and signsare not CHRIST’s. For HE does not come onthe earth in this manner.Thus he who in Israelstands…is a fraud. So Egypt’s magicians(deceiving by demons)…could duplicate justa few works. Moved by devils andspiritual darknessso […]Read More NOT of HIM!
Romans 5:9 “Much more then, having now been justified by HIS blood, we shall be saved from wrath through HIM!” The Red Second Hand! Once unseen warfare has bled through to this present. Now demonic possession is proudly displayed… …from each stage in this life. Yes from every street corner where once was THE NAME […]Read More The Red Second Hand!
James 4:10 “Humble yourselves in the sight of the LORD, and HE will lift you up.” Bowing Lower, Lifted Higher! There’s no other option when failing completely than Total’s surrender. In the spiritual setting, then kneeling in Forfeit brings Victory’s Height! So Self! Quickly give all at the feet of the LORD and HE shall […]Read More Bowing Lower, Lifted Higher!
Ephesians 4:15 “Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into HIM WHO is the Head, into CHRIST…” Simply Starting, Pressing Deeply! Simplicity’s wordsboth brief and conciseare valuable toolsfor those learning. HIS message does notbring “baggage”, as such,nor for harsh repetitionwith Pride. So “simple” is best whenbeginning to trainyet […]Read More Simply Starting, Pressing Deeply!
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…
Revelation 1:1a “The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which GOD gave HIM to show HIS servants — things which must shortly take place.” A Righteous Retrospective! Oh my GOD and KING….what Joy morning bringsfor YOUR voice in me sings,“I AM Coming!” Then falls the curtainthe final acts’ purposewith HE, “The most worthy!”returning. So looking aheadto rise […]Read More A Righteous Retrospective!
2 Kings 6:17 And Elisha prayed, and said, “LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” Healing Gehazi’s! With Life’s belt slowly tightening,some eyes which are blindeddo not, as yet, see HIM. With its Chaos increasing,some’s faith — then decreasinghave turned their sights elsewhere, But our GOD returns gazesjust like with Gehazi’s. So!Hope […]Read More Healing Gehazi’s!
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!
John 20:16a “JESUS said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to HIM, “Rabboni!” The Crossroads Difference! GOD completely changed my phrase “just as I am” to “who I was.” Else a surface level moment would have only been because…. …HE’d left me where HE found me. Then — indifferent — I’d have stayed. But! […]Read More The CrossRoads Difference!
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
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!
1 Corinthians 16:13 “Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.” In that Hour! Yea, though I go through Life’svalleys with shadows, my heart knowsHIS voice and this soul hears myname. In waves reaching shore soHIS echoes revive me!From bondage recalled thenam I once again. From darknessand shame pulled […]Read More In that Hour!
Matthew 10:7 “And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand!” “Hide or Seek?” A vault is a leap or a stronghold;a certain move forwardor bound within place.Yet without any context, noneknow the intentsave whoever made this word mentioned. Then people took note once such detailwas further explained. Yet they still“picked […]Read More “Hide or Seek?”
Psalm 123:1 “A Song of Ascents. To YOU I lift up my eyes, O YOU WHO are enthroned in the heavens!” HIS Victory draws Near! Relief’s destinationfollows War’s footprints.Yet when Conflict’s purposeis past Belief — skewed… …then Trojan Horse actionscontinue deceiving;misdirecting those watchingfrom WHO is the Truth. But these struggles CHRIST owns!Thus Darkness must scheme…demonically […]Read More HIS Victory draws Near!
Proverbs 11:25 “Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.” Both Receive and Return! On those re-giving Self, shower reign drops of Mercy. Where seen is Surrender, grant Grace all the more. Thus I pray for my brothers and sisters who struggle; whose troubles are real yet who come […]Read More Both Receive and Return!
Luke 10:33 “But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion.” You, Samaritan — Good! With unconfessed sins, so one remains “sinner” under label of Darkness, winningjust their Conviction.Those blatant, repeated and “winked at” in part which continue are such …that require Eviction! But don’t […]Read More You, Samaritan — Good!
Luke 17:32 “Remember Lot’s wife!” Passing the Past backwards! If one went back in Time,intending Corrections,fixing every mistake…only more would occur. For all the Good given,and saving of feelings;of unnumbered rescuesand words purely said… …they’d all surely vanish!Then! Where would we be?So don’t go back in Time;don’t unsave those Redeemed! Moving forward in union,let us […]Read More Passing the Past backwards!
Micah 7:7 “Therefore I will look tothe LORD; I will wait for the GOD ofmy salvation; my GOD will hear me! With Proofs Positive! JESUS, LORD JESUS,ever existing;appeared in the fleshto rescue HIS own. Calling and drawingthe sheep of HIS pasture,so stand we completein that marvelous NAME! Let us then preparefor HIS great reappearanceby showing […]Read More With Proofs Positive!
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!
1 Corinthians 11:1 “Be imitators of me, as I am of CHRIST.” (Paul the Apostle) Obeying The Speech Writer! Choosing a path which “isn’t mine” and words Self made which stutter… …would mean one has left those assigned by CHRIST to use another’s. Retrace then every step to HIS and find where Self — off […]Read More Obeying The Speech Writer!
James 1:6 “But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.” Healing Skeptics! The skeptics of CHRIST, in the lives of believers, skip over the works whichHE does through such hearts… …who reassure others that HE shall […]Read More Healing Skeptics!
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!
John 1:1-2 “In the beginning was the WORD, and the WORD was with GOD, and the WORD was GOD.HE was in the beginning with GOD.” Following Through, Following Truth! What soul would continue in red lettered footprints if only they led to the Cross and no further? What heart would keep beating in tune with […]Read More Following Through, Following Truth!
Psalm 63:8 “My soul clings to YOU; YOUR right hand upholds me!” Cling thee to CHRIST! Clinging to Life’s brightesttrappings breeds Loss.Lesser of CHRIST thenequates to Faith…lowered. Like a shield decreasing…permitting Strength’s theft;so shall earthly crutchessteal Hope more than help. Till bankrupt the soul thoughsurrounded by “things”;one will feel soon feelo’erwhelmed by “their” void. Thus […]Read More Cling thee to CHRIST!
Habakuk 2:2 “Then the LORD answered me and said, “Write down the vision and inscribe it clearly on tablets, so that one who reads it may run.” Delivery Confirmation! Passing Heresay is one thing. Passing messages along by “word of mouth” does not ensure delivery, let alone impact. But writing, editing, rehearsing and GIVING a […]Read More Delivery Confirmation!
1 Thessalonians 5:22 “Abstain from every form of evil!” Escaping Sin’s Quagmire! Sin’s ultimate consequenceis no match for Sovereign love.The grave thus has no hold on me!Eternal freedom mine…as such! CHRIST‘s touch shall then bringRaptures’ height What rescue, HIS redemption…WHOSE blood has set this captivefree with spotless intervention! Let no one try to “out-sin” Gracenor […]Read More Escaping Sin’s Quagmire!