Building Up By!

1 Thessalonians 5:11 “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” Building Up By! Since CHRIST lifts up, our flesh must shut down…every thought of contempt and self loathing. Both outwardly focused and that of ourselves…so repentance frees all from such “clothing.” For HIS righteousness solely is threaded in […]

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Directly Drawn!

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 […]

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Sacrificially Fueled!

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 […]

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Me < Second Fiddle!

Proverbs 27:2 “Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.” Me < Second Fiddle! Without standing here“indignant”, brashlyclaiming “unstained!”status; As the farthest onesfrom perfect; still wehave THE NAMEwhich matters! But what blessing willthat give us if CHRIST’splace we try to take? Where we give ourname the […]

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HIS Great Subtraction!

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 […]

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Lift HIM up!

Romans 12:12 “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer!” Lift HIM up! Oh, how great is theLORD, sing HISpraises! With Thanksgivingand Joy, with bothheart and your voice,lift HIS NAME! Though the enemysteal, sing HIS praises! Though he try todestroy both yourhopes and your voice,keep the Faith! THE LORD shallrestore you, giveHIM […]

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Interceding Servants!

Ephesians 6:18 “Praying at all times in the SPIRIT, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints…” Interceding Servants! One must trust in the LORD with all of their heart. Relentlessly, endlessly seeking… For the GOD of Creation wants none shrinking back, thus draws […]

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Divinely Drowned Out!

Psalm 62:5 “My soul, wait silently for GOD alone, for my expectation is from HIM!” Divinely Drowned Out! Help us shut off this “squawk box”, that voice deep within…which values Self’s Interest above others’ Need. Help us silence those sounds which our vocal chords issue WHENEVER such grave, disconnected thoughts rein! Most of all when […]

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Turning Tears into Light!

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, […]

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The Scorner’s Reward

Proverbs 3:34 “Toward the scorners HE is scornful, but to the humble HE gives favor!” The Scorner’s Reward “Witnessing scorn” isexpected at timeswhen our words meetwith all the World’s Hatred. When mentioning JESUSis all that is needed;igniting demonic-filledhosts who explode. Inviting decisions to joinHIM WHO isn’t like themthen a critical crossroadappears. Choose Life or to […]

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With the Speed of LIGHT!

Psalm 104:28 “When you give it to them, they gather it up; when you open your hand, they are filled with good things.” With the Speed of LIGHT! Little kindnesses,small charities,being willingly…inconvenienced. These symbols displaysuch selfless hearts,repeatedly bentin HIS service. Going unnoticed,giving their best“straying” from thespotlights…daily, always. So those like-minded;living like CHRISTembrace HIS returns,not the […]

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Contritions’ “Empty-Handed” Gifts!

Romans 12:12 “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” Contritions’ “Empty-Handed” Gifts! Begin each fervent prayer on behalfof one another with Intercessions’ zealous presence…with Compassionfrom the LORD. Start humbly with Intention and with brokenness of spirit.Use Contritions’ “empty-handed”gifts to bless HIServants ‘round you. Therefore rise upon your knees; lift your face […]

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Up Interceding

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 […]

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Bowing Lower, Lifted Higher!

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 […]

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The Willing Witness…

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 […]

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Healing Gehazi’s!

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 […]

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Memory’s Assessment!

Philippians 3:14 “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of GOD in CHRIST JESUS.” Memory’s Assessment! Repenting of wasted times and opportunitiesSelf squanders….can with frequency become a chain as well when someone wanders; where “moving forwards” moments are transferred to such Regrets.There is found a backwards pattern in one’s steps. […]

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Teaching HIS Justice for all!

Romans 12:17 “Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone.” Teaching HIS Justice for all! Seeking desperately, dailyand often in darkness,she picked up her searchwith ferocious intent. Every dawn and each sunrise — relentless pursuing,so seen “with a vengeance”were all of her steps. Then […]

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Forgiving the Scorn-caster!

Luke 23:34 “FATHER, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Forgiving the Scorn-caster! Scorn-casters mirror theStorm-chasers zeal in howquickly they rush to theCenter’s attention. Ever notice their speedto find fault-filled darkclouds and spew outtheir opinions on allwho “should” listen? Create they such weatherthen blame others for it;Such cycles they churnwhile acting […]

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Best Bound, Well Surrounded!

Psalm 139:5 “YOU have enclosed me behind and before, and laid YOUR hand upon me.” Best Bound, Well Surrounded! LORD, leave this thorn within mewith this flesh of mine — still plagued;Lest forgetting — I continue in thoseways where Flesh has led! Oh GOD! Permit me thishaving “course-less” gone too oftenwithout YOUR guiding hand or […]

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For This Last Mile!

1 Corinthians 16:13 “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong!” For This Last Mile! With the last ounceof Effort’s — allturns from liquidinto a gas… …where it’s burned asfuel — fully firedthen are we spentwholly for HIM. Up till that Timewe must press on —though pressures riseand pains increase. For […]

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HIS Hospital Staff!

Proverbs 11:25 “The generous soul will be made rich, and those who water will be watered as well.” HIS Hospital Staff! My cry is “Be JESUS!” when wounded souls cry to remind me which course of reaction be mine… …because of the ropes that great sacrifice ties! So may we each follow HIS footprints! For […]

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Without Self Infliction!

Philippians 4:4 “Rejoice in the LORD always; again I will say, Rejoice!” Without Self Infliction! How deep our love for the FATHER when deepest our grief and despair…knowing only HIS heart can re-rescue our ownin these hours — so absent of Care! Not such as given by Evil whose every embrace proves this point!Rather solely […]

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The (Re)Gathering Body!

Matthew 18:20 “For where two or more are gathered in my name, there am I with them.” The (Re)Gathering Body! When shall our loved onesagain gather with us; whowill willingly come withoutPressure’s advance? Or how much Persecution isneeded — reminding —that we must drawn as HISfabric— together? Dwell in Unity, yea! Side-by-side,hand-in-hand…Lifting up one another […]

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Bent Together!

Matthew 18:20 “For where two or three have gathered together in MY NAME, I am there in their midst!” Bent Together! Our knees bear the scars of compliance enforced Thus are they calloused in completely in tandem. Where the LORD paused each journey HIServants were on to align them with HIS Way…again. Oh, the Joy […]

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Saint Equipment!

Ephesians 4:11 “And HE Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastorsand teachers…” Saint Equipment! Saint Equipping, a patronfelt burdened with Purpose.To preach expectations whichCHRIST gave to man. Saint Equipping, most zealous,then studied — inspired —to teach souls to wearHeaven’s armor of GOD. For this Hour, so pressing,matched up with […]

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Faith’s Prayer, Insistent!

Faith’s Prayer, Insistent! Oh GOD! Our LORD JESUS!How relentless this Hour!Constant pressures constrictboth one’s thoughts and each soul. Hear our prayers continuefor increased this battleYea, we plead, “Heed ourhearts’ cry, sweet SAVIOUR!” Yet we smile in the faceof this storm’s greatoppression! Though satanbelittle our vessels with Malice… …still YOU stand against him andeach hoard of […]

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Re-Emptied’s Refilling!

Romans 15:13 “May the GOD of Hope FILL you with all Joy and Peace as you trust in HIM, so that you may overflow with Hope by the power of the HOLY SPIRIT!” Re-Emptied’s Refilling! More “Less of me!”will increase withDevotion till “Lostwithin HIM!” is thissoul finally Found! Thus less “Less ofme” is just out […]

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iAdmit!

Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of GOD…” iAdmit! Before any change or transforming action; ere any move happens where broken one’s heart… …there is first Recognition;acknowledging Failure… beyond every shadow of Sin Flesh creates! There the soul becomes contrite, denying Self’s strength! This precedes then Belief and Confession! […]

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