Galatians 5:1 “Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which CHRIST has made us free, and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage!” Guiltlessly Gained! No, no one’s a herobut some try to be onein a world of victimswith whom we relateda title once claimed inour past, countless days. With relative actionsand […]Read More Guiltlessly Gained!
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 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!
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!
Proverbs 8:33 “Hear instruction and be wise, and do not neglect it.” Read These Instructions! Without invitation, Consequence still travels with us. Though absent of welcome it lurks at our sides — most expectant. Before we progress then what stands in our way? to prevent us? Such should be GOD’s warnings through Scripture outlined “Watch […]Read More Read These Instructions!
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 […]Read More Teaching HIS Justice for all!
2 Corinthians 4:7 “But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from GOD and not from us!” + of HIM, – of me! Empty us fully, pour inYOUR best for us…and seal YOUR truths toour hearts ere we speak. For Truth minus Factis only opinion. But YOURWORD […]Read More + of HIM, – of me!
Luke 19:10 “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” Upon HIS “Piece-Pairing” Paths… When your life’s puzzle piecesare found next to strangerssurrounded by faces whomyou’ve never seen… …then a tale of two paths, withits book covers opened,unfold words of Truth and of Consequence learned. So as friends of the […]Read More Upon HIS “Piece-Pairing” Paths…
Proverbs 8:7 “For my mouth will utter Truth; wickedness is an abomination to my lips.” Things GOD Never Said! “Be a scorn-casting CHRISTian; be lukewarmat best!Just show Love yet be quick with Self righteous offense!” “Be boastful and bold — as though your words are Truth;even speak for ME through the opinions of youth!” Yet […]Read More Things GOD NEVER Said!
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 […]Read More Forgiving the Scorn-caster!
Psalm 59:12a “For the sin of their mouths, the words of their lips, let them be trapped in their pride.” The Sin of Near Exclusivity! As the fool’s evolution of progress from Nothing, forgetting the ONE WHO created their thoughts; Take they Praise’s great accolades “as if Self made” and ignore The Beginning …at which […]Read More The Sin of Near Exclusivity!
1 Corinthians 11:1 “Be imitators of me, as I am of CHRIST.” (Paul the Apostle) Obeying The Speech Writer! Choosing a path which “isn’t mine” and words Self made which stutter… …would mean one has left those assigned by CHRIST to use another’s. Retrace then every step to HIS and find where Self — off […]Read More Obeying The Speech Writer!
1 Timothy 6:12 “Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses!” Un-Callousing Confessions! Is the crust of the earth any thicker than the callous caused by my confessions… …which too often repeat with […]Read More Un-Callousing Confessions!
Titus 3:9 “But avoid foolish controversies, genealogies, dissensions, and quarrels about the law, for they are unprofitable and worthless.” Avoiding Dispassionate Debates! What’s Love got to do with “religious compassion” for how can “transactional care” replace CHRIST’s? How might “going through motions” achieve HIS affection? The Answer? They can’t…and they won’t. Despite this hard truth, […]Read More Avoiding Dispassionate Debates!
Romans 12:10 “Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor!” Sovereign Straw Selections! For Comparison’s sake, take a handful of straw. Weigh each piece as if equal…for so they appear. But how we address this mass measurement matters since some seem quite weighty whilst others feel light. So CHRIST’s Light makes […]Read More Sovereign Straw Selections!
James 1:19 “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.” Obeying Traffic Signs! Steven Covey calls the interrupters as those who “listen only with the intent to respond”. So not really listening at all. The opposite is true of those […]Read More Obeying Traffic Signs!
Proverbs 30:7 “Two things I request of YOU (Deprive me not before I die): Two First Requests! How many souls withDeception — begin?Instead of with facts, theymove off-ward with Sin… Till, by Dark, consumed!As such, they pretendwhile fooling themselvesand…those who listen. So likewise — Treasure!Grant me just my lotfor soley YOUR willshall suffice, oh my […]Read More Two First Requests!
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 […]Read More The (Re)Gathering Body!
Exodus 8:32 “But Pharaoh hardened his heart at this time also; neither would he let the people go.” Changing the Same! Are we intolerant of the lessons Pain teaches? Is it’s presence shunned quickly — no matter the hour? What of those warnings GOD sends as Discomfort— proposed? Are such moments defined just the same? […]Read More Changing the Same!
James 1:19 “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger…” Preemptive Communications! With one hand covering overmy mouth — intervening…So no speech nor one word canbe heard without speaking. Yet! Such little involvementis frequently witnessed…whenSelf first says these thoughtsand rejects wiser thinking. Save for all […]Read More Preemptive Communications!
2 Timothy 3:16a “All Scripture is breathedout by GOD…” Audibly Inked! These words saySelf speaks toSelf most of All.But HIS WORDsays HIS WORDSare far greater. Greatest indeedwithout peernor an equal!Lesser andleast then am Iin this flesh! So now! Take heedListen close toHIS voice andturn two deaf earsquickly to whatyour Self says! As HIServant hearingthe voice […]Read More Audibly Inked!
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 […]Read More Saint Equipment!
Micah 7:7 “Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the GOD of my salvation; my GOD will hear me!” — Glory to GOD! Still-Filled Sundays! An upcalling, catchingaway takes its listeners;No longer indwell theytheir Church’s four walls. Thus “Missing in Action!”,redrawn to the Heavensso are those believersexpectant — rewarded. But what […]Read More Still-Filled Sundays!
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! […]Read More iAdmit!
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!
Proverbs 28:13 “Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper, but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.” HALLELUJAH! IConfess! With eight letters plus a placeholder, so“I confess” is written…with a single space between these separate words equating to Submission. But what a gap it is! This giant chasm bound with action. Yet! If […]Read More IConfess!
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!
Psalms 27:14 “Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and HE shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD!” With Knee-Reflex Actions! When unknown attackers assail this lifetime, causing levels of Fear or Concern — without answers… WHILE some on the sidelines respond with great laughter since they know the way to […]Read More With Knee-Reflex Actions!