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!
2 Timothy 4:2 “Preach The WORD!Be ready in season and out of season.Convince, rebuke, exhort, with alllongsuffering and teaching!” The Willing Witness… Of HIS children am Ia most grateful “son”.Of CHRIST’s sheep inHIS pastures…forgiven. With daughters as wellso we seek The LORD…as our SHEPHERD WHOgives us provision! Eternal Life’s SOURCE,our SAVIOUR divine…by WHOSE stripes wegained […]Read More The Willing Witness…
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 […]Read More A Righteous Retrospective!
2 Kings 6:17 And Elisha prayed, and said, “LORD, I pray, open his eyes that he may see.” Healing Gehazi’s! With Life’s belt slowly tightening,some eyes which are blindeddo not, as yet, see HIM. With its Chaos increasing,some’s faith — then decreasinghave turned their sights elsewhere, But our GOD returns gazesjust like with Gehazi’s. So!Hope […]Read More Healing Gehazi’s!
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!
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!
Hebrews 13:5a “Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have.” Window Shopping Encounters! In the downtown of a country setting, two men were to meet within an upscale store. Looking through the thick glass door window so we see the splendor and variety of expensive men’s suits and accessories. […]Read More Window Shopping Encounters!
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!
Philippians 2:4 “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Perpetual Moving Days! How can we not be wholly moved by YOU when everything follows the script in YOUR WORD? Love’s elevation seen greatest at Calvary and Grief’s very depths; What extremes we observe! Yea, […]Read More Perpetual Moving Days!
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!
1 Corinthians 15:49 “Just as we have borne the image of the earthly, we will also bear the image of the heavenly.” As The MASTER’s Self Portraits! The beauty of older age finds a CHRISTian more quickly discarding their own image …to more wholly embrace CHRIST’s. So to those younger than Self, hear these lines […]Read More As The MASTER’s Self Portraits!
1 Peter 3:15 “But in your hearts honor CHRIST the LORD as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who ASKS you for a reason for the hope that is in you…” Ocean Reflections! If HE wereto come Today,would your scenery changeor stay the same? Would Eye’s sightbehold HIS faceor only yours…therein […]Read More Ocean Reflections!
1 Thessalonians 5:11 “So encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” The MASTER’s Measure! A house whose measurementsvary cannot stand whereno parallel lines canbe drawn. For floors would befound “angling down”.Being sloped till nonestand, so it’s usefulness— gone. Thus empty of thosewho would visitsuch structures arenever symmetricallysound. So must […]Read More The MASTER’s Measure!
Proverbs 12:22 “Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, but those who deal faithfully are HIS delight!” GOD’s Infallible WORD! Deliver us from “Good”which is evil disguisingitself to pretend otherwise. Protect us from “Blessings”,redefined by “progressives”who truly speak nothing but lies. For the “popular” newsviews unholy Injusticeas just the alliance it needs. Peapods’ pairing […]Read More GOD’s Infallible WORD!
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…
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!
Isaiah 1:18b “Though your sins are like scarlet, they will be as white as snow; though they are as red as crimson, they will become like wool!” HIS Rekindled Reflections! Our lives are meant to magnify HIS;Each step thus reflectingCHRIST’s image within.Though blurred at times seeming,defocused and bleeding,still GOD’s hand — in need — arewe […]Read More HIS Rekindled Reflections!
Proverbs 15:1 “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Surrendering into “First!” When “being right” becomes wrongfor our lives — without question;where the scars on our heartsare still waiting to heal… When “the win” we assumed wouldcome with our expressions,in fact, brings no blessing norgrander appeal… Then our wounds […]Read More Surrendering into “First!”
Isaiah 41:13 “For I the LORD your GOD will hold your right hand, saying to you, “Fear not; I will help you!” Reviewing Refill Requests! Best caring for othersisn’t bringing them wateror food if it lets them stayright where they are. For the voids of the worldare not worth refillingwhen doing so onlypermits greater scars. […]Read More Reviewing “Refill” Requests!
Matthew 10:7 “And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand!” “Hide or Seek?” A vault is a leap or a stronghold;a certain move forwardor bound within place.Yet without any context, noneknow the intentsave whoever made this word mentioned. Then people took note once such detailwas further explained. Yet they still“picked […]Read More “Hide or Seek?”
Proverbs 11:25 “Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.” Both Receive and Return! On those re-giving Self, shower reign drops of Mercy. Where seen is Surrender, grant Grace all the more. Thus I pray for my brothers and sisters who struggle; whose troubles are real yet who come […]Read More Both Receive and Return!
Luke 10:33 “But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion.” You, Samaritan — Good! With unconfessed sins, so one remains “sinner” under label of Darkness, winningjust their Conviction.Those blatant, repeated and “winked at” in part which continue are such …that require Eviction! But don’t […]Read More You, Samaritan — Good!
Ephesians 5:1 “Therefore be imitators of GOD, as beloved children!” Living, Words! Serve the LORD with gladness, not Despair…running quickly in HIS footprints without Fear. Ignore the urge to grieve for lengthy times and cast off those chains which claim to bind you there. So examine very closely whose reflection they will see for all […]Read More Living, Words!
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!
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!
Job 27:4 “My lips certainly will not speak unjustly, nor will my tongue mutter deceit.” Quotation-ally Speaking! Our “mocking” sinsagainst the LORD. Our “mocking sins”cause HIM to grieve. Relenting then, choosing“Inaction”… …our words then — “in Action”shall praise HIM! As HIServant using my words andeach action to praise HIM, Whitney Devotional: Psalm 141:3 “Set a […]Read More Quotation-ally Speaking!
Habakuk 2:2 “Then the LORD answered me and said, “Write down the vision and inscribe it clearly on tablets, so that one who reads it may run.” Delivery Confirmation! Passing Heresay is one thing. Passing messages along by “word of mouth” does not ensure delivery, let alone impact. But writing, editing, rehearsing and GIVING a […]Read More Delivery Confirmation!
John 3:30 “HE must increase, but I must decrease!” “Burning OUT Self” — on Purpose!” “Burnt out” by designconstrained lowest by choice…proves Self Disciplines’ rigorand personal Faith. “How so?” comes the call.“How does Loss become Gain…when my strength has been strippedfrom this long- broken frame? “Look up!” HE replies…“let MY rain drench your souluntil purged […]Read More “Burning OUT Self” — on Purpose!”
Proverbs 19:11 “A person’s wisdom yields patience; it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.” Let Faith Revive! Insults, InjusticeOffense and Contemptbattle Fairness and Goodnesswith GOD’s Compliments. But! HIS Love conquers;GOD’s got the last wordthus each onslaught of Evilreceives its own curse. So turning both cheeksthough oft gaining Pain…finds our souls lookingupwards because all […]Read More Let Faith Revive!
Psalm 63:3 “Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you!” Reflecting our Soul’s Source! What man does to manneed not mirror sin forwe are not required tomimic its steps. So follow not closelythose many paths devilish,for what if no difference ’tweenyours and theirs — seem? See then each imagebefore you […]Read More Reflecting our Soul’s Source!