Psalm 150:6 “Let everything thathas breath praise the LORD!Praise the LORD!” HIS Praise, One Voice! Hallelujah! Our Redeemer’slove comes through HISstripes — victorious;How glorious is HIS NAMEin all the earth! All glory to our GOD andKING WHOSE righteousways transform us.How great is HE WHOSEface we long to see! So on our knees with liftedhands, HIS […]Read More HIS Praise, One Voice!
Psalm 150:6 “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD! Praise the LORD!” With Unfettered Praise! YOU’ve saved us from ourselves;no greater rescue known.As such, with Faith we waitknowing we are not our own! These steps are not for selfnor meant self centrically,for bent they are to Heaven;towards our SAVIOUR — THEE! Now zealous is […]Read More With Unfettered Praise!
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!
Psalm 63:7 “For you have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy!” Combining Choirs! DesiringGlory’s communionexpectantly waitingstill am I. Longing for breathflowing from Heaventhrough joy laden voicesPraise — singing! Purposed as such,here zealously knelt;continuing upwards— Thanksgiving! For HIS am Ifor union — designed,So press in towards CHRIST.join […]Read More Combining Choirs!
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!
Romans 6:4 “We were buried therefore with HIM by baptism into death, in order that, just as CHRIST was raised from the dead by the glory of the FATHER, we too might walk in newness of life!” For the Briefest of Times! The slow of GODly change engageswhen those we’ve placed to guide our choices… […]Read More For the Briefest of Times!
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!
Revelation 22:12 “And, behold, I come quickly; and MY reward is with ME, to give every man according as his work shall be!” With Morning Praise! We bow at YOUR feetand cling to THY hemas the I AM withouta beginning nor end. With Faith crushing Fearas psalms drown out Doubtso Hope shall arise with THYpower […]Read More With Morning Praise!
Psalm 145:3 “Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; HIS greatness no one can fathom.” HIS Powerful Praise! Powerful Joy with Bench pressing Gladness…tears veils of darkness;and fuels great Compassion. Fueling heart lifting actions, so thoughts of GOD flourish; dispelling Life’s shadows through Praise song expressions. Where Psalms sung most zealous o’erwhelm the […]Read More HIS Powerful Praise!
Romans 15:4 “For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.” HIS Inscribed Boundaries! What lines lives keep crossingwhile wearing thick glassesso life appears vague; eachmisstep — a mistake… …when surely Intentionleapt over such “boundaries”!Thus ordered such Error,surpassing […]Read More HIS Inscribed Boundaries!
Luke 18:1 “Now HE was telling them a parable to show that at ALL TIMES they ought to pray and not to lose heart…” With Prayers — Unceasing! Prayer room pleas with petitions “outside” join together in those with unceasing resolve! Zealous these souls with Faith their outpouring; Unmoved by the Darkness, relentlessly pressing! Steadfast […]Read More With Prayers — Unceasing!
Matthew 12:30 “Whoever is not with ME is against ME, and whoever does not gather with ME scatters.” With Souls of the SAVIOUR! By closing the eyes, and stopping one’s ears;the heart then…is closed. By gathering “kin-folk”, (like-minded non-thinkers); their output is lesser than none. Consequently, indeed! No spiritual gain then comes from emptied jars. […]Read More With Souls of the SAVIOUR!
2 Thessalonians 3:3 “But the LORD is faithful. HE will establish you and guard you against the evil one!” Reminders in Red! As an empty vessel with fractured frame, it’s still common to find Hesitation within. Such unwilling to carry whatever remains since the bulk has been lost of HIS blessings once held. Or so […]Read More Reminders in Red!
2 Corinthians 5:21 “HE made CHRIST WHO knew no sin to [judicially] be sin on our behalf, so that in HIM we would become the righteousness of GOD [that is, we would be made acceptable to HIM and placed in a right relationship with HIM by HIS gracious lovingkindness]!” Laid beside HIS Still Waters! The […]Read More Laid beside HIS Still Waters!
John 16:33 “These things I have spoken unto you, that in ME you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world!” From the Heart of our KING! Redemptive versus Unforgiven; Sin’s status with two sides. Though dead to it, as Scripture states, we […]Read More From the Heart of our KING!
Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you…” Once Again — Heaven! We shall sing of YOUR excellent greatness; with our words filled exalting YOUR NAME! YOUR praise will be heard from our lips with each breath as before THEE our songs have […]Read More Once Again — Heaven!
Matthew 24:44 “Therefore you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.” The second hand hurries! The minute hand flies; the hour hand points to this moment… …where second hand thoughts and minutia abound; yet our focus must center on Time. For now we do well […]Read More This Waiting Moment!
Isaiah 61:10 “I will rejoice greatly in the LORD, my soul will exult in my GOD; For HE has clothed me with garments of salvation, HE has wrapped me with a robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.” Spotless Threads, Sovereign Robes! […]Read More Spotless Threads, Sovereign Robes!
Philippians 2:13 – For it is GOD WHO workS in you both to will and to do of HIS good pleasure.” Back Then —- and NOW! The reign of JESUS remains! Uninterrupted, HE moves per HIS schedule. Thus no “suddenly” happens “surprising”HIS steps. Yea, all things have transpiredas HE knew — before Time. So those […]Read More Back Then…and NOW!
Romans 1:12 “That is, that I may be encouraged together with you by the mutual faith, both of you and me. Sovereignly Assigned Paintbrushes! As the strands of HIS fabric uniquely resewn, so become we combined with vast numbers of lives. Within every cross-section HE joins us with purpose… enhancing so many soul portraits each […]Read More Sovereignly Assigned Paintbrushes!
Hebrews 11:1 “Now Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen!” Secondary Sight! Do not forget the Fear of the LORD for the height of your Faith comes from greatest Remembrance. From souls which are wholly surrendered then comes the strength to soar highest…when Sight isn’t sought! So long […]Read More Secondary Sight!
Hebrews 9:14 “How much more shall the blood of CHRIST, WHO through the eternal SPIRIT offered HIMSELF without spot to GOD, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living GOD?” Red-Handed Redemption! With blood stains on blood stains yet covering our hands, from yesterday’s acts and this morning’s first thoughts… …so has calloused […]Read More Red-Handed Redemption!
Matthew 11:28 “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” On Freedom’s Wings! Forgiveness begins by extending HIS pardon to Self’s own reflection. For without that debt paid, then one can’t mrror CHRIST WHOSE redemption forgave even me. So we each must start inward redeeming the […]Read More On Freedom’s Wings!
Matthew 16:24 “Then JESUS said to HIS disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after ME, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow ME.” Step by Step Surrender! Whenever Self chooses the path of Destruction, the debris field harms so much more than themselves. Thus whenever, without Reservation, one moves…the impact on […]Read More Step by Step Surrender!
Psalms 36:9 “For with YOU is the fountain of life; In YOUR light we see light!” By HIS Breath Indwelling First witnessing birth, then aninfant expressions…with Sounds softly rising, thus drawnthese heartstrings. Bending low with Compassion filledwith Love’s reflections…so am I found speechless by Joy mysight brings. Now beholding Creation’s initialexhale, so the cry of […]Read More By HIS Breath Indwelling
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.” Un-Comparative Crimson! The battle within against sin isn’t any small skirmish. Appearing on one hand as endless, still IN another, it’s an […]Read More Uncomparative Crimson!
Ephesians 3:20 “Now to HIM WHO is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to HIS power that is at work within us…” Those “Waves”! When the rivers of Grace flood over us fully, then the bridge-like connections of human design…are raised — even drawn — till their endpoints praise […]Read More Those “Waves”!
John 3:30 “HE must increase, but I must decrease…” Decreasing Before! Presupposing our portion be “greater” than “less” pretends that HIS part is dependent on ours. Thus flawed this assumption joins gravest of errors because it claims “Increase!” when “Decrease!” we must! Thus returning at present to kneel in HIS presence; then wholly surrendered we’ll […]Read More Decreasing Before!
1 John 1:9 “If we confess our sins, HE is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness!” Non-Working Devices! Do not let me fail THEEnor grant these desires;which favor my prideyet betray perfect Love. Do not let Self’s errorbe found — entertained;Do not permit this fools’requests then […]Read More Non-Working Devices!
Psalm 83:1 “Song, a Psalm of Asaph. O GOD, do not remain quiet; Do not be silent and, O GOD, do not be still.” HIS Silent Voice Silence is…neither golden nor absent for it is a void as well as a substance. Even so, we more often experience it as the latter. Examination follows our […]Read More HIS Silent Voice