Song of Solomon 3:4 “I have found the one whom my soul loves!” As HIS Tandem Torch! This soul clings toCHRIST as my heartbreathes with hersm. Through both trialand valley, HEbrings us. Awaiting The ONEWHO createdour path so we walknow…expectantly watching. Ignited our zeal hasbeen by HIS Light. Thus the road yet aheadbears few shadows! […]Read More As HIS Tandem Torch!
Hebrews 12:1a “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses…” Heaven’s Roar! To HIM lift yourvoices; give JESUSall praise…Without Self’saddition…HIS NAMEcalling out! For HIS power comesfrom those cheeringus on;who’ve long gonebefore us…who ledwith such shouts! Hear then theroaring of Heaven —resurgent…encouraging us topress on withoutDoubt! As HIServant hearing the […]Read More Heaven’s Roar!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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 14:34 “Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its flavor, how shall it be seasoned?” Torch Transfers! Naomi and Ruth, Eli and Samuel, JEHOVAH and JESUS…Transitions! From mother to daughter, to apprentice from Mentor, from GOD through HIS CHRIST…came Salvation! “Some” earthly; ONE — Sovereign and perfect — Uncommon! Eternal’s sole option […]Read More Torch Transfers!
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!
Romans 5:8 “But GOD shows HIS love for us in that while we were still sinners, CHRIST died for us.” Truest Love’s Reflection! We can give without love but not love without giving…since drawn through HIS WORD we are shown righteous living. Reflecting HIS work which though finished keeps sharing…so too we push through…HIS compassion […]Read More Truest Love’s Reflection!
Psalm 33:8 “Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of HIM!” Grafted-In Threading! Heaven’s Fabric’scomplete; evenseparate in sections…still connected inSPIRIT all over theearth. So that at HIS returnevery thread shall begathered whom HEsewed by hand forthe hour of Retrieval! Then those strandsremaining with Terror— unraveling […]Read More Grafted-In Threading!
Colossians 1:17 “HE is before all things, and in HIM all things hold together.” Starting With! Who can outlast then the timespan set by the LORD for one’s life? What force is greater than JESUS CHRIST’s so that HIS will — will fail? “No one and nothing” because…HE reigns above and below — all! So! […]Read More Starting With!
Proverbs 8:20 “I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice…” Footprint Paths! Uncertainty reignswhen “one” foot’s inthe gravest of places. Where “Two” incontrast in HISfootprint seemssteadfastly standing. On uneven ground.both unstable soonfall down — defeated. Direct then your feetJUST on pathwaysthat JESUS created! As HIServants walking on holy, even and purposed […]Read More Footprint Paths!
Psalms 55:4 “Behold, GOD is my helper; the LORD is the upholder of my life!” Accomplishment’s Anchor! With HIS SPIRIT’sempowered presenceindwelling eachsurrendered soul… …then divinelypurposed actionsare “impossiblyaccomplished”. For greatest HEresides in me; withstrength beyond thisearthly realm. Far past the limitsFlesh employs, isCHRIST in me…theHope of Glory! So quit all “selfsufficient” talk;Stop every phraseexcluding HIM! Cease […]Read More Accomplishment’s Anchor!
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!
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!
Psalm 103:10 “HE does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities!” Our Unmerited Key! Since each is a sinner with stainsWith “rap sheets” foundadded to — dailyso the thoughts of one’sfreedom escapes us…because those intentions of Self— we know best. Why then would the LORD diefor me…WHO […]Read More Our Unmerited Key!
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!
Psalm 73:23 “Nevertheless, I am continually with YOU; YOU hold my right hand.” WHOSE versus whose! Complacent Conveniencestops ears and decisions.GOD’s sheep hear HIS voice,yet selectively listening… …some chose to obeyonly when it’s “best fitting”.Though warned of the danger,their steps remain “slipping.” But not those of Faith—“inconvenience” selecting —to serve at all timeswith obedient hearts. […]Read More WHOSE versus whose!
Micah 6:8 “HE has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your GOD?” Built Up to Soar Straight! Please grant us thewords to ministerinwards… and shunseparate callswhich do not comefrom THEE. Yea, those that […]Read More Built Up to Soar Straight!
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!