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 Corinthians 3:16 “Do you not know that you are GOD’s temple and that GOD’s SPIRIT dwells in you?” Compelled by HIS Love! The SPIRIT’s indwelling is after acceptance. HE follows Belief, occupying the soul. External no longer but now inside breathing, so starts our transforming till Rapture begins! But failing to further one’s steps […]Read More
1 John 3:1a “See what kind of love the FATHER has given to us, that we should be called children of GOD; and so we are!” This Sinner’s Praise! They say Love is bestwhen truly forgivingand always forgettingis par for the course. So it goes without sayingsince actions speak louderthat Now Is the Hour toshow […]Read More This Sinner’s Praise!
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. […]Read More Memory’s Assessment!
Exodus 15:6 “YOUR right hand, O LORD, glorious in power, YOUR right hand, O LORD, shatters the enemy.” Knowing WHO holds them! These cards dealt to usbear both sovereignty’smarkingsand those from thedarkness surrounding. Life’s table then spinsand the next card we getcannot stop such attacksas would harm us. So those valueless numberscombine for defeatsince the […]Read More Knowing WHO holds them!
Luke 15:11-32 “I’m waiting for you, MY Child!” The Unwritten Love Letter! Since your last message,so much time has passed.Still I wait for your voiceor a letter at least.But today it’s just textsor an email. But NONE of those came;thus Silence you gave.Still expectant I watched…although knowing the truth.And today, as before,no word did you […]Read More The Unwritten Love Letter!
Psalms 36:5 “YOUR love, oh LORD, reaches to the heavens, YOUR faithfulness to the skies!” Gaining Greatest! It’s Love’s application we callinto question.From there “set amounts”seem — defined.Affections deemed “great”have no slack nor “dead weight”whilst those “lesser” are boundto learn lessons. So THIS present age bearsselfish scars for myself,having tried for perfection butfailed. Plus wounds […]Read More Gaining Greatest!
Matthew 5:8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see GOD!” Home with HIS Heart! Supernaturally forged;transparently cleansedare hearts which believeJESUS CHRIST. Our SAVIOUR and HEALERby HIS NAME decreedthese facts…which arenot based on feelings. With HIS scriptural proof,then whom shall you serve;Creation or HE WHOSEheart formed it? Yea, choose you this Hourthe Heart […]Read More Home with HIS Heart!
The Lover of her Soul What no store can stock nor any shop sell is Loyalty’s kindness and selfless Affection. Such Love then, in kind, can never be sold. Else the scales — lopsided would tip in None’s favor. Just purest of hearts can make this exchange! Yet, more often, she leads till he matches […]Read More The Lover of her Soul
2 Corinthians 4:7 “But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to GOD…and not to us!” Our “Empty” Pursuit! How great is our FATHER’sso gracious abundanceWHO moves without maliceand gives without price.WHO chooses us alwaysand never forsakes! HE granted our soulswithout measure nor summarybecause of Forever we […]Read More Our “Empty” Pursuit!
James 4:6 “But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, “GOD opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Glance Casting Abstinence! When the weight of the world breaks the back of the Broken and when Healing seems distant like reaching the stars… When Hope from the hearts of each victim feels drained then […]Read More Glance Casting Abstinence!
John 20:31 “But these are written that you may believe that JESUS is The Messiah, the Son of GOD, and that by believing you may have life in HIS NAME!” First Love’s Renewal! HIS Love and affectionate, graceful Attention embraces those “CHRISTian”in name AND in deed. So because of GOD’s call heard regathering children, there […]Read More First Love’s Renewal!
1 John 4:19 “We love because HE first loved us!” Sharing Love First…with SIght! When you look in the eyes ofsomeone who’s silentwho can’t speak of their grief norwhy Pain fills their heart…then there’s draining of Hope.Both of theirs and your own…for you cannot share Comfort’s embrace. Thus our gaze in return feels bothhollow and […]Read More Sharing Love First…with SIght!
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 […]Read More Bent Together!
Colossians 1:27 “To them GOD willed to make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles: which is CHRIST in you, the hope of glory!” Wholly Sacrificing! When CHRIST chose the Cross,no one physically joined HIM.The thieves had their ownand each one – hung on one. Yet! Just one […]Read More Wholly Sacrificing!
Psalm 121:1-2 “I will lift up my eyes to the hills — from whence comes my help? My help comes from the LORD, WHO made heaven and earth.” From The Hills! The mountainous landscape slowly and lazily stretched out towards her. By its clover-covered arms and flowing strands of edelweiss hair, so fixated her eyes […]Read More From the Hills!
John 13:34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another!” The Warm and the Sweet! “Bitter” cold is both accurate and descriptive as opposed to “bitter” heat. “Blistering”, “fiery” and other such “adjectives” feel then as much better choices of words. But “bitter” […]Read More The Warm and The Sweet!
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!
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!
1 Corinthians 13:1 “If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.” With Compassion, Like CHRIST! Love is for giving; not hoarding or trading.It must not be bartered, exchanged or transferred. For such terms describe a transaction of kind. As […]Read More With Compassion, Like CHRIST!
2 Corinthians 5:8 “Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the LORD!” Homecoming Joy! (In Loving Memory of Barb Wyant) Come quickly Child! The Hourglass which had been set for you has drained. It’s grains of sand no longer wait for they’ve already […]Read More Homecoming Joy!
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!
1 Corinthians 16:14 “Let all that you do be done in love.” WORD Bound Life! There are thousands of wordsfilling all of the pages that fillseveral books. There are covers hard boundalso soft leather boundaries…that fill every shelf. So the summary is this: HIS WORDstands alone — perfect —just as HE inscribed! On each Chapter […]Read More WORD Bound Life!
Zephaniah 3:17b “HE will rejoice over you with gladness; HE will quiet you by HIS love;” HE will!! Filled by HIS Inseparable Love! Whenever Love comes to the broken of heart; overwhelming those starving for loving attention… Then the heights of compassion — themselves — are surpassed as GOD reaches out from the inside…to hold […]Read More Filled by HIS Inseparable Love!
Psalm 103:15 “As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.” Spanning the Grass! The LORD stands beforeas we cling beneath;At HIS feet — prostrate felled. Not in terror but awesince CHRIST knows our namesand claims us as HIS. What then need we more?in return, give your […]Read More Spanning The Grass!