John 13:23 “One of his disciples, whom JESUS loved, was reclining against HIS chest.” The Rest of Reclining! There’s enough strings attached which constantly pull in different directions. Hero effort aside, more fail to “pull back”…and rather “press on”. At such, tears occurring, soon cause breaking points due to misplaced Zeal. Without HIS Foundation, thus […]
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Matthew 11:28 “Come to ME, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” HIS WORDS of Advice! “At rest!” between HIS covers where Scripture is kept…requires faith which is steadfastly set upon CHRIST. A peaceful repose found relaxed in Love’s pagesis only obtained with Surrender’s submission. Meaning! Hands compelled by […]
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Isaiah 35:4 “Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your GOD will come, HE will come with vengeance; with divine retribution HE will come to save you.” Extraneous Exercise! Relaxation and Restrequires the soulsurrender to stand,even perfectly still; Curtailing those movementscalled “mental gymnastics”,and settling down till HISfootprints they fill. So this […]
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Isaiah 55:8 “For MY thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways MY ways, declares the LORD.” Delivering Through! CHRIST’s Love is abundantly tied with HIS Justice; found clearly defined by HIS SPIRIT’s inscriptions. Thus equal Affection and Fairness are giv’n with favor bestowed through Devotion’s displays. So know that HIS watchful and soul […]
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Psalm 121:8 “The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore!” Waiting Up! Quietly sitting before the fire, the older woman slowly picked up an aged, cast iron poker and proceeded to stoke the coals nearly asleep before her. Sparks, startled by the sudden movement, then quickly rose up. As an […]
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Psalms 107:29 “HE stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.” With Storm Chasing Praises! (Happy Thanksgiving!) Giving thanks isdirected specificallyhighest… …to HIM WHO alonesits enthroned in theHeavens. Praising GOD and HISCHRIST is our callingand privilege… …so which delayswarrant our mutesubstitutions? Far too often graveSilence is used toreplace it. …and […]
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Psalm 118:8 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” HIS Yes and Amen! Have you ever grasped tightlythe wind with your hands?Has your heart held a thought which no other soul can? Since negative answers wegive for both queries…Since scars “speak” aheadof our voices — in theory… …then […]
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Psalm 62:5 “Rest in GOD alone, my soul, for my hope comes from HIM!” For Child-like Rest! Truth be told, theselast few years,she’d been lookingfor the first…back when Chaos hadno breath and herFaith was newlybirthed. To “when” as justa child, she’d relinquished“serving Self”…kneelingdown with Urgencyto give her lifeto “someone else”. Yea, to CHRIST WHOknew her […]
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Psalm 73:23 “Nevertheless, I am continually with YOU; YOU hold my right hand.” WHOSE versus whose! Complacent Conveniencestops ears and decisions.GOD’s sheep hear HIS voice,yet selectively listening… …some chose to obeyonly when it’s “best fitting”.Though warned of the danger,their steps remain “slipping.” But not those of Faith—“inconvenience” selecting —to serve at all timeswith obedient hearts. […]
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Acts 5:39 “But if it is of GOD, you cannot overthrow it — lest you even be found to fight against GOD!” Pulling Punches! Who can tackle battles which have yet to begin? Only those engaging wars on the fields within their mind. Fueled by imagination and one’s own elective Pride, so such strugglescome to […]
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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. […]
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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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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 […]
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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 […]
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Roman’s 5:13 “May the GOD of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the HOLY SPIRIT you may abound in hope! How can Resistancebe brought to the tablewhen Flesh feels unableto fight anymore? When Faith is unstablethen how can we stand…with capable hands yetno courage — […]
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Revelation 21:4 “HE will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away!” Thank YOU, LORD! “All to JESUS I Surrender” A suffering childa mother heartbrokenThe spouse of a grandparentweeping alone.A father near deatha […]
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Psalms 51:12 “Restore unto me the joy of THY salvation; and uphold me with THY free SPIRIT!” Whom The SPIRIT sets Free! Without Self expression, we’d just betea kettles on life’s stove, building up pressure upon pressure. But with these written relief valves, these scripted releases, so HE keeps us going! Our AUTHOR and KING! […]
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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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Job 34:21 “For HIS eyes are on the ways of a man, and HE sees all his steps!” With Sight Above! Man rattles his sabres;Flesh boasts of its powerwhile discarding the truththat this hour is GOD’s. YESHUA our SAVIOURcompleted HIS blueprintsbefore the first momentof Time had receded! Thus just as HE’s writtenso let us be […]
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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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Isaiah 26:3 “YOU will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on YOU, because he trusts in YOU! Yesterday’s, Today’s and Tomorrow’s Truth! So lift up your voice;for the devils are liars!Yes, call on the LORD;HE’s our conquering lion… …WHO bottles your tearsand battles your fearswith you now! Our Victory HE won eventhough […]
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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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Matthew 13:46 “When HE found one priceless pearl, HE went and sold everything HE had, and bought it!” HIS Priceless Embrace! What money cannot purchaseis deemed “Priceless!”by its MAKER.HIS Crimson sacrificesufficed to cleanse uswhole — forever. CREATOR GOD incarnateeven CHRIST our risenSAVIOUR! Giving to HISchosen children whatcould not be bought with paper. Nor with gold […]
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1 Corinthians 8:6, AMP “Yet for us there is [only] one GOD, the FATHER, WHO is the SOURCE of all things!” Source-Centered! A star points to light just asroots turn to water. As flowers— Sun chasing, so must we,thus bending, lean GODward. Does Creation not lead usto follow — exampling —their servant behavior andceaseless surrender? […]
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Mark 16:15 “And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation!” Note Worthy News! By musical notes only heard within Heaven, still instruments earth- bound desire to be filled. So souls which the HOLY GHOST hasn’t indwelt will feel when we leave by CHRIST’s rapturous will! […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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1 Corinthians 10:11 “These things happened to them as examples for us. They were written down to warn us who live at the end of the age.” Before Dawn’s early LIGHT! Joy, Joy, Glorious Joy!Our SAVIOUR — Victorious— deserving all praise! With Thankfulness,Gratitude-giving Devotion;so worship we now! For we know THE Endingand not just one […]
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