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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Hebrews 11:1 “Now Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Pressing through to Faith’s Heights! When Faith’s bottom barrel is reached, it is not so random a pained intersection. Meaning: When all seems lost, it’s not absent of purpose nor is it devoid of direction. For HE is […]
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Luke 12:8 “And I tell you, everyone who acknowledges ME before men, the SON of MAN also will acknowledge before the angels of GOD…” The Path of Progression! A refreshing confession is one without holds or bars nor with watered down words. A resounding profession of faith then displays HIS zeal — as in others […]
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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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Matthew 26:40 “Then HE came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “What! Could you not watch with ME one hour?” Called out of Neutral! Unlike a truck backing up to atrailer, so CHRIST’s soon returndiffers greatly. Coming again is HE for thoseexpectant, whose vessels livevisibly — vibrant! By pressing towards […]
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2 Corinthians 3:17 “Now the LORD is the SPIRIT, and where the SPIRIT of the LORD is, there is freedom! Freed by what’s Finished! By confessions to theNth degree will soulsso burdened —struggle. There weighted down,each guilty phrasebetrays them likenone other. Thus satan’s useof words we usedmake worse thosethings we’ve uttered. Reminding of pastindiscretions…untilwe begin […]
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James 4:7 “Submit yourselves therefore to GOD. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” Living Likewise! Let us trust in the LORD and not onour souls… till relinquished the grasp on this flesh which we hold. Let us quickly submitthat our best is yet flawed… by exalting the NAME of our KING and […]
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Matthew 27:66 “So they went and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone and setting a guard.” An “Every Day Calendar CHRISTmas!” “Merry CHRISTmas” is constant;it’s for every season; …each month full of days and thehours going with them! Yet! To the world, it’s compressedas one span… …of just 24 hours and then:Nothing more! […]
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Psalm 139:4 “Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O LORD, you know it altogether.” Taking Doors off their Hinges! The LORD JESUS CHRIST lives inside us, amen? And HE’s not just some optional room. Yet “placed” as a guest in utility storage, so some think HIS presence best “kept”. But as Solomon […]
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1 Corinthians 15:49 “And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly!” Closing our Gap! In Glory, what level oflove shall we witness?Will it be a massiveleap forward…or no? Meaning: How muchdevotion was shown inour lives? Will our firststeps in Heaven achasm — expose ? […]
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Matthew 28:20b “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Swirling Upwards! Every drain swirls by cascading downwards with liquid flows surging; their currents — increasing. In some such is found never stopping nor slowing…whose anchor is missing or worse yet, abandoned. So tug on your line, weary Traveler, […]
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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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Exodus 14:14 “The LORD will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.” Prayer Warrioring! GOD help the manwho wants to standbetween GOD, mygirls and me. I’ve got no mindto do some “crime”so I’m gonna stayon my knees… Since I’m no manwho gets “angry” madInstead, this soul’sdriven to pray… …to keep looking up!Yea, […]
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Psalm 119:10 “With my whole heart I have sought YOU; Oh, let me not wander from YOUR commandments!” When Contentment Contends! One roughly foughtbattle is also wageddaily. It’s foes areContentment: theWorld’s versusCHRIST’s…a fightthat will never beover till Heaven. Where the Flesh looksbehind, HIS SPIRITdraws upwards! Pushand pull; Tug of War…neither relenting.Yet such strugglescontinue for those“on […]
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James 4:8a “Draw near to GOD, and HE will draw near to you…” “Getting Lost”…in The LORD! Being found withCHRIST is “Lost well”in HIM…where deepestHIS Love neither endsnor begins. Since HE is eternal, sowe are secured…endlessly yearningand serving —relentless. By GOD’s compelling,“get lost” even furthestfrom all that HE’s not…to be closest to HIM! As HIServant […]
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Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you!” LIGHT Expectancy! As the Dew covered each new blade of grass, those which sprung up with the Dawn… …so she was reminded of newness in life because of CHRIST. Every morning she’d awaken and rise from […]
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Psalm 118:8 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” The Wait-less Line! At the doctor’s;with reasonsand symptoms to shareSitting patiently,waiting…our pains to explain. In the moment;over Time…so many beforein their officeswatchingthe hours crawl past. Then when we’re calledwe give thanks!But! Just for secondsthey try to relatewith us…until we’re […]
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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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Revelation 1:1a “The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which GOD gave HIM to show HIS servants — things which must shortly take place.” A Righteous Retrospective! Oh my GOD and KING….what Joy morning bringsfor YOUR voice in me sings,“I AM Coming!” Then falls the curtainthe final acts’ purposewith HE, “The most worthy!”returning. So looking aheadto rise […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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2 Timothy 3:16 – ALL scripture is given by inspiration of GOD, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness…” By HIS Content: DRIVEN! Entertainment-ly drawnis NOT content driven…nor is Faith’s walk soblinded by Sight. Instead those souls listening,absorbing HIS WORD,shun the stage which theFaithless invite! Unlike then both sides…yet […]
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John 1:1-2 “In the beginning was the WORD, and the WORD was with GOD, and the WORD was GOD.HE was in the beginning with GOD.” Following Through, Following Truth! What soul would continue in red lettered footprints if only they led to the Cross and no further? What heart would keep beating in tune with […]
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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 […]
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1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORD and HIS strength; seek HIS presence continually!” At Dawn’s First Light! Beginning the day,whether late or on schedule,requires proactive submission. First coming to CHRIST,with hearts which are listening,is far more important than speaking. Before requests making,Grade every petition with silencefirst pondering glory! For GOD’s story assignedneeds no words than […]
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Genesis 12:1 “Then the LORD said to Abram, “Leave your country, your kindred, and your father’s household, and go to the land I will show you.” Just as Well! Head long asleep fallingwith book covers open;with a night light for readingnow resting as well. No pages found turningsince Slumber had woken…so there lay her Bible […]
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John 10:9 “I AM the door. If anyone enters by ME, he will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture!” The Only Waymaker! Unaccepting of breaks save those fracturing Error; unwelcoming things which detract from HIS WORDS… Thus single-minded in unison serving…are we who agree by HIS SPIRIT’s indwelling. As the […]
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Psalm 33:18 “Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear HIM, on those who hope in HIS steadfast love!” Open the Eyes of my Heart! “Born someone else!”,so many have dreamed…for a face that is differentand also appealing. But faces fade sincevision is fleeting. Thuswhat good such change ifone’s heart shows not […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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