James 4:8a “Draw near to GOD, and HE will draw near to you.” Walking on Egg Shells! Don’t assist eggs which areready to hatch. Don’t be quick to crack opentheir shells “just to help”. For the LORD has a purpose and training for us which requires we press through to HIM. Ah! What strength HE […]
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Jeremiah 10:23 “I know, O LORD, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks…to direct his steps.” Beside or Behind! Retiring ChiefJustice positionsmust we of thesetitles assumed…which GOD neverappointed to us. Like “independent”,“self-made” or as “king”,so these labels nevergave HE. At least not tothose of HIS […]
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Proverbs 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” Collective Gatherings! Can an eye see what’s therefrom each angle imagined?Is it possible Sight could be“wholly achieved?” Where no questions remainwithout Clarity’s answers……is there such a vision inwhich to believe? Yes, solely in CHRIST cansuch faith become sight;Yes, only by […]
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Isaiah 45:12 “I made the earth and created man on it; it was MY hands that stretched out the heavens, and I commanded all their host.” Righteously Revolving With orbits and lifespans: two sides to one zipper…so GOD’s perfect timing is sewn into both. Combining such pairs and aligning their movements…so some’s set durations are […]
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Isaiah 55:8 “For MY thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways MY ways, declares the LORD.” Delivering Through! CHRIST’s Love is abundantly tied with HIS Justice; found clearly defined by HIS SPIRIT’s inscriptions. Thus equal Affection and Fairness are giv’n with favor bestowed through Devotion’s displays. So know that HIS watchful and soul […]
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2 Peter 3:18 “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our LORD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. To HIM be the glory both now and forever. Amen!” With Soul Comparison! Comparing sin is a relative task.By each of its hosts, observationsare made. Sadly, “better than you” is the default assessment which thoughtlessly — some apply […]
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Psalm 119:105 “YOUR WORD is a Lamp to my feet and a Light to my path.” A Question of Lenses! There’s a lens which theworld looks through daily…and one other whoseMAKER is CHRIST. Side by side in thislife — both observing;so Perceptions gain lifeand opinions…are born. Reformed are thesethen into glasses…wornto view our surroundingsand take […]
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2 Corinthians 3:18 “And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the LORD, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the LORD WHO is the SPIRIT.” CHRIST Changing Convictions! Through Sincerity’stears comesconfessions of sinwhose convictions lastlonger than hourglass sand. Internal assessments,with Honesty […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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James 1:19 “My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger…” “Less Than!” Learning Know our prayerconnection with HIMWHO is sovereignstands — priceless. It’s a link we must dailymaintain at all costs. Since conversationsfound one-sidedbreed Silence… so Listening requiresour hearts to stopthinking. Then reading insteadwithout skimming […]
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John 8:47a “Whoever belongs to GOD hears the words of GOD…” Exclusively Listening! Stop talking ANDlistening to Self.Yea, refrain frominternal discussions.Entertain further noneof such babblingsand remain as onequietly held. For! Our voice canlead us astray…as both often andothers it sidetracks.Unable to soften theblow of our words,so what’s gotten aresteps — misplaced. Such consequencesthus avoid by […]
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John 17:17 “Sanctify them by YOUR Truth. YOUR WORD…is Truth!” Simple Truth! Few question if GOD accepted CHRIST’s payment. Yet few believe Grace is sufficient, although Sovereign. So choose you to wholly believe all HE says! As HIServant unquestioningly standing just on HIS WORD, Whitney Devotional: 2 Samuel 7:28 “And now, O LORD GOD, YOU […]
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2 Corinthians 6:17 “Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the LORD…” Drawn Out! Glory to GOD, ever Highest;Glory to HIM — beyondevery compare!History points to HIS WORDto confirm it, as such…Lift GOD’s glory and praisewith your prayers! Yes! HE is coming as promised,bringing saints whom HE drewhome before us.Reunited […]
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Psalm 107:43 “Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the LORD.” Choice Wisdom! Wisdom gotten versusgained could meanthrough study orthrough pains. One carries foresightwhile the other —fools embrace. Seeking Understandingthen comes best fromGOD instead of men. Yet! Often Flesh picksSelf again…to follow. BUT GOD WHOSEwisdom formed ussaved our […]
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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 […]
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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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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 […]
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Psalm 18:30 “As for GOD, HIS way is perfect: The LORD’s WORD is flawless; HE shields all who take refuge in HIM.” Well Written in Crimson! Truth tells us YOUR protection covers, cleanses and secures. Being holy and all knowing…. so removed are all concerns. Yea! YOUR WORD, Truth’s only source, holds where one must […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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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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 […]
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Psalm 111:10 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. HIS praise endures forever! Walking Wisest! Wisdom freely given yet not prized enough to keep… leaves one crippled by the loss of Understanding. Unmeasured and unchecked so their void, it stays unknown. Without knowledge […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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Ephesians 1:7 “In HIM we have redemption through HIS blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of GOD’s grace.” Seeing Red, Sharing Crimson! Watching their facesthrough grayscale filterssuppresses all colorand fades life’s displays. By black and white boundso there are no yellows,or greens nor one brown…much less any blues. Yet worst is […]
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Titus 2:1 “But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” Sovereign Script Reminders! How quickly read are our opinions into others unaware;How quickly said are our assumptions without thinking. Absent of a sure restraint so often speaking …bound in Ignorance;therefore we base, on shifting sands, our errant actions! Yet tis sad we still […]
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Proverbs 12:22 “Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, but those who deal faithfully are HIS delight!” GOD’s Infallible WORD! Deliver us from “Good”which is evil disguisingitself to pretend otherwise. Protect us from “Blessings”,redefined by “progressives”who truly speak nothing but lies. For the “popular” newsviews unholy Injusticeas just the alliance it needs. Peapods’ pairing […]
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