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!
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!”
Romans 14:19 “So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.” Internal Strengthening, External Building! Home but not yetso HIS SPIRIT within…both shelters andkeeps us till then. Hope’s expectationmeets JESUS, as suchwhile we wait for HISwinds of Redemption! So by GOD’s righteousgusts we are carried:by CHRIST’s finishedwork we are housed… …in […]Read More Internal Strengthening, External Building!
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 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!
1 John 3:2 “Beloved, we are GOD’s children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when HE appears we shall be like HIM, because we shall see HIM as HE is!” Fabric Transitions! When Heaven’s setfocus with Thought’stidal waves floodsone’s brain, then…won’t words flowin tandem? When withoutinterruption, CHRIST’sgaze […]Read More Fabric Transitions!
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!
Psalm 68:19 “Blessed be the LORD, WHO daily lifts us up; GOD is our salvation. Selah!” Without Worldly Weights! Sins with graveDisregard andVelocity’s frequencyare bound to thosevisions — so clouded. Still repeating withApathy’s lukewarmindifference are thesewho please Self withsuch errors. Therefore cast off allsin with haste greaterthan running; rejectingMankind’s every interest! Because HIS work isfinished, […]Read More Without Worldly Weights!
1 Corinthians 15:57 “But thanks be to GOD, WHO gives us the victory through our LORD JESUS CHRIST!” Unfailing Love! For sure protection, endless grace and sovereign will, our voices praise THEE. Blessings follow then because YOUR help for us exceeds amazing! So when difficulties drag us down — suggesting we’re defeated… …or when demons […]Read More Unfailing Love!
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 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!
Psalm 63:8 “My soul clings to YOU; YOUR right hand upholds me.” Put Your Hand in The HAND! The LORD is overhead;ever dancing.HIS presence fills our rooms;HIS strengthalone consumes…every enemy within us.Oh! What Joy! But soon this dance shall change,finally joining…our plans with HIS WHO leads.Yes, our hands in CHRIST’s— The KING!So shall we ever […]Read More Put Your Hand in The HAND!
Proverbs 16:16 “How much better to get wisdom than gold! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver!” Paying the Fool! The World’s value of things, contradicting, creates greater chaos when some entertain… …said labels as “Worthy” in contrast to CHRIST! “The saved” — its claws then — feel ripped ‘cross their chest. […]Read More Paying the Fool!
Psalm 34:15 “The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and HIS ears are attentive to their cry!” Turning Tears into Light! There was a teardrop today which she’d never seen; though having lived for many years until this present. Some unknown sorrow it was which her voice couldn’t reach…nor comfort at least. “LORD, […]Read More Turning Tears into Light!
Lamentations 3:40 “Let us test and examine our ways, and return to the LORD!” Drawn by THE LIGHT! Competitive failures,spiritually speakingboth reject CHRIST. Thus errors which strivefor one’s attentionsare equally wrong. Time wasted thenmost certainlyis their review! Prioritizing thencasts off all sinsto focus on GOD… …and HIM solely! As HIServant judging my own timeto be […]Read More Drawn by THE LIGHT!
John 20:22 “And when HE had said this, HE breathed on them and said, “Receive the HOLY SPIRIT.” Wind Waiting! When the cool of the day overwhelms a soul and the waves of HIS SPIRIT flood through them… Then Surrender’s reward is to bask in HIS presence! What Joy without equal — with HIM! Thus […]Read More Wind Waiting!
1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORD and HIS strength; seek HIS presence continually!” Up Interceding! Praying Belieffor greater, not lesseraligns someone’s feetwith HIS steps. Absent of such,without Interventioncomes faithless, one’swalk, on their own. Call then on HIMconfessions outpoured;To be wholly filledwith Faith’s heights. In order that, thatplace you once stoodis now where your heartcries for […]Read More Up Interceding
Psalm 63:7 “For YOU have been my help, and in the shadow of YOUR wings I sing for joy!” Inside Love’s Refuge! When Life’s overwhelmingwaves have swelled to towero’er and our footing hasbeen swept away…then whoshall save our vessels? When prayers seem unansweredwith Hope appearing fadedand the hands of Man have failed again, so call […]Read More Inside Love’s Refuge!
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 1:7 “In HIM we have redemption through HIM blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of GOD’s grace!” In Crimson’s Eternal Lettering! Scribing in ink versuswriting in pencil…shows Difference! With one — permanentthinking andtemporal — the otherWhat contrast! Thank we GOD then,that crimson CHRIST shedfor our sins…every one! With Forever’s mindsetand […]Read More In Crimson’s Eternal Lettering!
Galatians 6:2 “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of CHRIST.” Aiming the Aimless! So those focusing upwardsyet bound to Reflection…whose “backwards glance gazes”seem filled with abandon…. such lack of HIS passionand forward advancement.Thus often delayed are theychained to Inaction. So look to those journeysahead as HIServants!Most of all in this Hoursince the […]Read More Aiming the Aimless!
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!
1 John 3:1a “See what kind of love the FATHER has given to us, that we should be called children of GOD; and so we are!” This Sinner’s Praise! They say Love is bestwhen truly forgivingand always forgettingis par for the course. So it goes without sayingsince actions speak louderthat Now Is the Hour toshow […]Read More This Sinner’s Praise!