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 […]Read More “Getting Lost”…in The LORD!
1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORDand HIS strength; Seek HIS face continually!” Digging North! Who would look for answersin a suitcase…for Life’s deepest ofquestions to solve? Running, as such, morethan most and“too much” so onejourneys enough…tobe aimless. So those wanderinghave no CHRISTcompass!By the seat of theirpants, flying still; Going from error to errorwith haste…expediting what […]Read More Digging North!
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!
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!
Philippians 1:21 “For to me, to live is CHRIST, and to die is gain.” Provision by Subtraction! Contrary thinking supposes Addition creates the equation whose sum reveals blessing. Where provender given by GOD fills our souls; so we wrongly assume. And! As such are we guessing. Perhaps Definition will give us clear vision since Paul […]Read More Provision by Subtraction!
Proverbs 4:25 “Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you!” Course Clarity! Those choices once made, your preferences — followed, for timeand times and then several more… …will one day collapse. As such, no connections will stay to engage with Intention. Therefore! The body — though willing — is errant…by […]Read More Course Clarity!
John 17:17 “Sanctify them in the truth; YOUR WORD is truth!” Only TRUTH! Truth finds its pureness within lettered boundaries. “Insufficient” inscriptions, still sacred they are… …for The WORD is YOUR NAME to WHOM we petition! Yes! The Scriptures we study; each page penned in red! Then thankfully read is YOUR message to us! Such […]Read More Only TRUTH!
1 Thessalonians 5:17 “Pray without ceasing!” With Knelt Heart! On a Monday mid-morningas Slumber still lingered;with thoughts stirring lessthan his movements… Even there Pilgrim labored.Fatigued from the weekendwhich should have broughtrest to his senses. Without energy, standing,while facing the battle,so moved he withPartial’s precision. Waiting to be awakenedfrom months of exhaustion,so stood he until somethinghappened. […]Read More With Knelt Heart!
Jeremiah 17:14 “Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for YOU are THE ONE I praise!” Re-Leased for Life! Through toils and troubles which try our soul’s patience; through Tragedy’s loss and the trials of Faith… …so we often re-question this lease upon Life where YOU sovereignly […]Read More Re-Leased for Life!
Matthew 5:35 “so that you may be sons of your FATHER WHO is in heaven; for HE causes HIS sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.” Raptures’ Reverse Rain! Rainfall’s redemption comes through noon-day heat. Then transforming from water as mist, its returning…reseeds all […]Read More Raptures’ Reverse Rain!
Hebrews 9:14 “How much more, then, will the blood of CHRIST, WHO through the eternal SPIRIT offered himself unblemished to GOD, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living GOD!” Checking for HIS Pulse! With new birth, rebirth and still born positions, so spiritual “life” has its […]Read More Checking for HIS Pulse!
John 1:17 “For the law was given through Moses, [but] grace and truth came through JESUS CHRIST.” Expiration Dates! With the age of Grace, passing, why so few seem urgent? Whose burdens shall one try to cover — alone? Their own or anothers’? Aren’t both far too heavy? Flesh cannot save flesh in this earthly […]Read More Expiration Dates!
2 Corinthians 4:17 “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all!” HIS Season’s Greeters! Looking at weather vanes spinning frenetic…with Momentum’s crazed pace still increasing — unchecked. Watching numbers of souls running solely in circles…aware of the moment but NOT of this season. Yet warnings […]Read More HIS Season’s Greeters!
Proverbs 8:13 “To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech.” HIS Choice Chains! How Pride so entangles our lives with great ease! Its’ web lets none free save surrendering souls… …whose choice leaves behind what the Flesh holds so dear. Yet the “unchained” were not freed […]Read More HIS Choice Chains!
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!
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 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!
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!
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
Jeremiah 29:13 “You will seek ME and find ME when you seek ME with all your heart!” Priceless Treasures! Priceless memories are always delivered both hand-sewn and Hope -crafted. With each embrace exceeding one’s expectations, so they remain constant and everlasting. Outlasting its’ pairing with Value and Time, so such reflections are indeed treasured…even our […]Read More Priceless Treasures!
1 John 2:6 “The one who says he resides in GOD should himself walk just as JESUS walked.” With HIS Blessed Alignment! Every thought we wish captured and wholly aligned on the Crossroad of Faith — Calvary’s tree. Till our only desire is CHRIST’s emptied cross reminding HE’s risen and “living in me!” With what […]Read More With HIS Blessed Alignment!
Mark 13:5 “And JESUS began to tell them, ‘Be careful and watchful that no one misleads you!’” All Ready — Expectant! The upper barn doors sat contrasting each other. Both faded and worn yet one open, one closed. Its equally weathered gray structure, still silent, sat patiently waiting through decades of storms. Somehow this forgotten […]Read More All Ready — Expectant!
Philippians 3:12 “Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because CHRIST JESUS has made me HIS own!” Future Facing Faith! Faith never blows in from the seashore though it does come from trails — wind swept. From invisible paths which GOD often […]Read More Future Facing Faith!
1 Corinthians 3:11 “For no man can lay a foundation other than the ONE which is laid, which is JESUS CHRIST!” Our “Net” Foundation! WIth another closed door which seemed hopelessly shut later proved to locked for our good. While losing the comforts of compromised living, there we learned to rely on our Base. Love’s […]Read More Our “Net” Foundation!
1 John 5:21 “Little children, guard yourselves from idols.” As Broken Bereans! Idolized heroes even those of the Faith drag down countless souls from looking to CHRIST. Well meaning intentions still end with confusion by pointing above and then back to themselves. As such, Idol worship creates idle hands unwilling to turn Scriptures pages themselves. […]Read More As Broken Bereans!
1 Peter 2:21 “For to this you were called, because CHRIST also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in HIS footsteps…” Power (of GOD) Walking! Hell’s poisonous serpent shall poison us surely IF we be asleep — apathetically found. IF stagnant — unwary — uncaringly lukewarm; IF walking on fence […]Read More Power (of GOD) Walking!
2 Corinthians 4:6 “For GOD, WHO said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made HIS light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of GOD in the face of JESUS CHRIST.” Free Will Offerings! Preaching CHRIST is not a sales pitch as some perceive HIS message. It’s […]Read More Free Will Offerings!
Romans 12:11 “Do not lack diligence in zeal; be fervent in the SPIRIT, serve the LORD!” The Forte’ of the Gentiles! Surging power propelled through his veins. Servant ink, then outpoured, filled these pages. With praise overflowing from him who bowed — broken, such Truths thus were penned — for the Ages. By the Ancient […]Read More The Forte’ of the Gentiles!
1 John 3:2 “Beloved, now we are children of GOD, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when HE appears, we will be like HIM, because we will see HIM just as HE is!” For: Given Grace! When beneath Love’s open hand rebuked, bow surely. To rise above […]Read More For: Given Grace!