Matthew 16:24 “Then JESUS said to HIS disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after ME, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow ME.” Step by Step Surrender! Whenever Self chooses the path of Destruction, the debris field harms so much more than themselves. Thus whenever, without Reservation, one moves…the impact on […]Read More Step by Step Surrender!
Ephesians 3:20 “Now to HIM WHO is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to HIS power that is at work within us…” Those “Waves”! When the rivers of Grace flood over us fully, then the bridge-like connections of human design…are raised — even drawn — till their endpoints praise […]Read More Those “Waves”!
John 3:30 “HE must increase, but I must decrease…” Decreasing Before! Presupposing our portion be “greater” than “less” pretends that HIS part is dependent on ours. Thus flawed this assumption joins gravest of errors because it claims “Increase!” when “Decrease!” we must! Thus returning at present to kneel in HIS presence; then wholly surrendered we’ll […]Read More Decreasing Before!
1 Corinthians 16:13 “Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong!” Based on the Bible! What Refuge, our Fortress and LORD, is to us; What Joy to just rest beneath Sovereignty’s wings! While the world storms away from the shortest of sermons, GOD’s children rejoice and press into HIS arms. So choose you […]Read More Based on the Bible!
1 Corinthians 6:19-20 “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the HOLY SPIRIT within you, whom you have from GOD? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify GOD in your body.” Temporary Housing ! Retreat to belief in JESUS CHRIST, our solid ROCK […]Read More Temporary Housing!
Galatians 6:3 “For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.” With Sovereign Assessments! The efforts we author and offers as “CHRIST-like” cannot be thus measured by our own perceptions. The path of our MASTER thus matters completely, comparing these steps to HIS given before us. May YOUR presence then. […]Read More With Sovereign Assessments!
Philippians 2:3 “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or empty pride, but in humility consider others more important than yourselves.” For: Given Grace! Does knocking one down make another stand stand taller? Shall such sabotaged actions unhindered — prevail? Do their “Victories” proclaimed ever fade — overusing deplorable tactics? Please tell me they fail! So […]Read More For: Given Grace!
Psalm 105:4 “Seek the LORD and HIS strength; Seek HIS face continually!” By the Light of HIS Face! The powers of darkness slither through symbols, entwining themselves as though centers of Life. As the snake on the staff was uplifted by Moses, its usage — prolonged — then became idolized. Such icons and images steal […]Read More By the Light of HIS Face!
Philippians 3:12 “Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because CHRIST JESUS has made me HIS own!” Future Facing Faith! Faith never blows in from the seashore though it does come from trails — wind swept. From invisible paths which GOD often […]Read More Future Facing Faith!
Job 33:4 “The SPIRIT of GOD has made me, and the breath of the ALMIGHTY gives me life. Catching HIS Breaths! With a final lunge forward, still his sword met with steel. An opponent — his equal in Zeal and of strength. With each thrust and each parry, strategically balanced, yet all had been thwarted. […]Read More Catching HIS Breaths!