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 […]Read More Seeing Red, Sharing Crimson!
Galatians 5:1 “For freedom CHRIST has set us free; stand firm therefore, and DO NOT submit again to a yoke of slavery!” (The Law) Bound versus Boundless! Traditional prayer bound with Action’s routine often breeds false religion. With bulletin time tables processing souls, so no move of the SPIRIT “gets in”. Prayer’s rituals then reject […]Read More Bound versus Boundless!
Romans 10:4 “For CHRIST is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes! Hallelujah! Embracing Law’s AUTHOR and SAVIOUR! There’s reverence found in one’s solemn behavior where preference is given…(instead of “deferred”) …to The ONE due our praise! Yes to JESUS our SAVIOUR yet found are delays and undue hesitations. See those […]Read More Embracing Law’s AUTHOR and SAVIOUR!
Psalms 96:4 “For the LORD is great and greatly to be praised; HE is to be feared above all gods!” With “BUT GOD!” Boldness! It is well with our soulsthough these bodies still tremble.GOD remains in controlyet how often we question! So we stumble at timeswhen Distress comes to mindeven long before “battle”is mentioned. “But […]Read More With “BUT GOD!” Boldness!
Philippians 2:8 “And being found in appearance as a man, HE humbled HIMSELF and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross.” No Victim nor Foe! Daily putting down Pridewhich gets picked up too quickly,both attacker and victimare found within Self. So sure of our truths whichare separate from Scripturethere […]Read More No Victim nor Foe!
Ephesians 3:12 “In WHOM we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in HIM!” Reflect the Breath of GOD! Giving upwards, arms stretching, DEFEATS Thought’s surrender…where “giving up” means hopeless Forfeit. Where greatest Loss joins to add burdens — unbridled. But GOD!HIS ways lift us…till soaring! So this offering raised applauds Victory — […]Read More Reflect the Breath of GOD!
Luke 2:32 “A Light for revelation to the Gentiles, and for glory to your people Israel.” By Light Reborn! Love’s willing Healer isHE WHOM we cling to becauseof these hardships —by Life’s trials — injured. To HIS hem then hold steadfast;To CHRIST, our Redeemer!Believe thus unwavering forwhen Rapture comes! Yet not with Renewalnor Health’s Restoration.No, […]Read More By Light Reborn!
1 John 1:7 “But if we walk in the light, as HE is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of JESUS HIS SON cleanses us from all sin.” Love’s Perfect Exchange! Extend hearts of fleshfor those yet fueled by stone…so the life of anothermight transform their own. Change “set […]Read More Love’s Perfect Exchange!
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 […]Read More Re-Emptied’s Refilling!
Matthew 20:26 “But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant.” The Light in the Shadows! Leading by Kneeling till standing —prostrate…is HIS counter-intuitive way of progressing. Through thus comes HIS SPIRIT’s compelling as such! Breathed through humbled and contrite believers — with blessing! But […]Read More The Light in the Shadows!
Ephesians 6:18 “And pray in the SPIRIT on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the LORD’s people.” Adding Volume! The prayers of saints are to GOD — sweet aromas. How savory they are to one’s ears — healing wounds… […]Read More Adding Volume!
1 Timothy 1:17 “To the KING of ages, immortal, invisible, the only GOD, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen!” Returning to The KING! From the rose-coloredpetals of memories past,Distractions must ceaseas GOD draws our Attentions! Else what the world offersshall cloud this Hour’s threat!Then though one must bewatching, they won’t be. What blessing […]Read More Returning to The KING!
1 Thessalonians 5:20-21 “Do not despise prophecies, but test everything; hold fast what is good!” Comparatively Contrasting! A day without updates finds one’s Bible closed. Truth be told, even dusty, unmoving — unopened. Still, within many heartbeats of self proclaimed CHRISTians are such unturned pages found bound in GOD’s Book. Maybe flipped and skimmed through […]Read More Comparatively Contrasting!
Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.” Distracted “Driving”! Signs everywheretelling us direction,speed; with warningsand more. Signs everywheregrabbing attentionsas we live — everyday. Signs everywherewithout captions!Our steps — affecting. But Signs everywherearen’t equally seen withthe biggest — ignored. Yet no earthly leador […]Read More Distracted “Driving!”
John 14:6 “JESUS said unto him, I am The Way, The Truth, and The Life: no man cometh unto the FATHER, but by ME!” Following our LEADER! Unaccepting of breaks save those fracturing Error; unwelcoming Sin in my Self who’s a carrier…so harsh must we be to what comes from hell’s lair! “Be Separate!” so […]Read More Following our LEADER!
John 7:37 “On the last and greatest day of the feast, JESUS stood up and called out in a loud voice, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to ME and drink!” Life’s Beverage Selection! The elixir of Coffeeor Alcohol’s “edge”are both temporal!Yea — passing — somore one drinks in. Without Destinationso such are repeated;drank […]Read More Life’s Beverage Selection!
Isaiah 64:8 “But now, O LORD, YOU are our FATHER; we are the clay, and YOU are our POTTER; we are all the work of YOUR hand.” Removing The Clay from HIS Kiln! Will you make it tomorrowoutstretched in HIS handsknowing which is GOD’s rescuefrom what are HIS plans? Designs then transformingwith Painful’s attachmentor if […]Read More Removing The Clay from HIS Kiln!
2 Corinthians 5:17 “Therefore, if anyone is in CHRIST, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new!” Born ONLY from Above! New Life’s rebirthing from forest fire purgings might seem to resemble the Phoenix. But unlike its flames is GOD’s restoration which isn’t as though some rekindling. […]Read More Born ONLY from Above!
Proverbs 3:27 “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in the power of your hand to do so.” The Pace of HIS Pardons! If Forgiveness was a possession, would it become a collection in those without Grace? Would it rather be hoarded as though its whole value was […]Read More The Pace of HIS Pardons!
Psalm 92:12-13 “The righteous will flourish like the palm tree, they will grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Planted in the house of the LORD, they will flourish in the courts of our GOD!” Replanted in Glory’s Garden! (In Loving Memory of Barb Wyant) The flower pot sat emptied of all greenery, floral growing. Every […]Read More Replanted in Glory’s Garden!
Psalm 61:2 “From the end of the earth I will cry to YOU, When my heart is over- whelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I!” Highest North, Truest North! Go north, young man or maiden,journey upwards! Travel past thesights and sounds which are boundwithin Today. Beloved, so dearly, then continue going! […]Read More Highest North, Truest North!
Jeremiah 17:14 “Heal me, O LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for YOU are the ONE I praise.” Providential Prescriptions! For normal behavior and regular health, one’s journey seems labored beset with disfavor. For that which once prospered those things which once worked are now altered by devilish […]Read More Providential Prescriptions!
Psalm 114:7 “Tremble, O earth, before the LORD, before the GOD of Jacob…” The ReTrembling! When the trumpets resound;when such instruments blown…then are frequencies heardwhich stir many a soul. Crescendos arising,thus building the moment,inspire and uplift us;recharging our vessels! So shake us, LORD JESUS;retremble our sensesuntil every last act we musttake…has been done! As HIServant […]Read More The Re-Trembling!
Hebrews 7:25 “Therefore HE is also able to save to the uttermost those who come to GOD through HIM, since HE always lives to make intercession for them!” Written into HIS Story! Great is my faithlessness;Oh GOD! I falter…whenever Time finds theseeyes on such as me! Yea! Great is my darknesswhenever Self halts orshrinks back […]Read More Written Into HIS Story!
Proverbs 4:23 “Keep your heart withall vigilance, for from it flow the springsof life!” Transforming et. Al! By the elements weathered;Torn shingles, Worn figures,both changed over Time. Man designed for connectingas GOD did, our vessels…so none walk alone. But how faulty Man’s effortseven temporal his works…replacing “et Al”. All the others as well thencannot be […]Read More Transforming et. Al!
Hebrews 9:28 “So CHRIST, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to deal with sin but to save those who are eagerly waiting for HIM!” Oh rapturous Day! Taken for me! Scourges are whipsUnleashed upon unionsfound coupled with Sin. Such bring our painsIncreasingly felt…and unrelenting. But […]Read More Taken for me!
Psalm 136:26 “Give thanks to the GOD of heaven, for HIS steadfast love endures forever!” Found IN HIS Love! Since ‘tis YOU WHO decreedthat we love one anotherthen why have I failed?Why can’t I love myself? Maybe “tolerate” isthe description desiredsince heartfelt Affectionof “me” isn’t known. So perhaps the best wordand, in truth, the real […]Read More Found IN HIS Love!
Hebrews 10:39 “But we are not like those who turn away from GOD to their own destruction. We are the faithful ones, whose souls will be saved!” Saving Grace, Saving Faith! There’s little recourseand far fewer optionsfor rescuing flesh whento flesh someone runs. Like candles unlitin the darkness amidstso are arms made of clay…to those […]Read More Saving Grace, Saving Faith!
Psalm 118:8 “It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man!” — the very center verse of the Bible! For Self’s Preservation! Hell’s attacks involve Corruption. to kill by theft til Destruction. Thus relentless their rabid goals are… to end every breath of a CHRISTian. Yet complying with its dark […]Read More For Self’s Preservation!
Joshua 23:8 “But you are to cling to the LORD your GOD, as you have done to this day!” Clinging to LIFE! The aroma of wall paper flowersis unlike the rose or the Lilly.Truthfully told, no fresh fragrance it holds…since all of its beauty was painted. Such one dimensional pictures indeed even if with raised […]Read More Clinging to LIFE!