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!