1 Timothy 2:1 “First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men…” With Intercessory’s Intent! To those who’ve alreadybeen praying,and to others who’ve sacrificedgreater than they…is this heartfelt expression mostzealously mentioned!With Gratitude’s excess —this day. All my valleys and trialsnow past…had became sobecause — […]Read More With Intercessory’s Intent!
Psalm 19:11 “Moreover, by them Your servant is warned; in keeping them there is great reward.” Leaving NO one Behind! Going to battleWITHIN one’s own armytakes confident Faithor…the heart of a fool. For from it comes wordswhich aid self-infliction;In vain debates foundtill such souls stand alone. Yet! Those bold warriorsequipped by The SAVIOUR,march into their […]Read More Leaving NO one Behind!
Galatians 2:20b “For I, the LORD your GOD, hold your right hand; it is I WHO say to you, “Fear not, I am THE ONE WHO helps you!” Life Extensions! Given how fragile life is like onion skin paper; with breath but a vapor… so am I reminded…I’m HIS. Near misses abounding like arrows off […]Read More Life Extensions!
Galatians 5:13b “Rather, serve one another humbly in love.” Faithfully Following Through! When Health cannot remainas a “Given” one expects;when “Normal” ceases stayingonce one fewer years has left… So Faith “greater than” beforethen becomes with passing time!With Reliance on GOD’s healingmore…as moments seem to fly. Thus wait we on Redemption;Yea, for Transformation’s touch…Whilst our prayers […]Read More Faithfully Following Through!
1 Corinthians 13:13 “And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is Love!” And the Greatest of These… What one withholds reveals Intent; possessions for example. Provisions too; which are unsent reflect one’s dying candle. And what of Care? and greatest, Love? What then if none extend them? Where Apathy’s […]Read More And the Greatest of These is…
1 Thessalonians 5:22 “Abstain from every form of evil!” The Greatest Draw! Lust as an excess is worthlessly cast as the ducks of a gambler would be. Matters then of the Heart are left solely to Chance within Darkness where no one should breathe. Such moments of Greed steal decades (and longer) of steps which […]Read More The Greatest Draw!
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!
John 14:3 “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with ME that you also may be where I am.” “Are We There Yet?” “Are we there yet?” she whispered once more, most impatient. “This road looks the same as it has for awhile.” […]Read More “Are We There Yet?”
Romans 16:20 “The GOD of peace will soon crush satan under your feet. The grace of our LORD JESUS be with you!” The Pipers’ Promised Peace! None know the piper nor when he gets paid. It’s a statement of payment that’s urgently forced. No options — escaping — exist for the debtor. As such, it […]Read More The Piper’s Promised Peace!
Philippians 3:14 “I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of GOD in CHRIST JESUS!” With Finishing Faith! Many runners engage on the pathways of life. Different points mark each soul, — intersecting — as such. Whether decades of service or far fewer days…still each has a beginning as well as […]Read More With Finishing Faith!
Isaiah 40:28 “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting GOD, the CREATOR of the ends of the earth. HE does not faint or grow weary; HIS understanding is unsearchable!” Just by Looking Up! Since the sun, moon and stars follow patterns distinctly, we know that no random creator was […]Read More Just by Looking Up!
2 Thessalonians 3:3 “But the LORD is faithful. HE will establish you and guard you against the evil one!” Reminders in Red! As an empty vessel with fractured frame, it’s still common to find Hesitation within. Such unwilling to carry whatever remains since the bulk has been lost of HIS blessings once held. Or so […]Read More Reminders in Red!
Psalm 119:147 “I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in YOUR words!” Prayer’s Pausing This time upon CHRIST — grant Surrender. Yield ye equally bent of both spirit and soul. Kneeling wholly prostrate, found face down conceding; HIS words find us then well attending HIS WORD. Hear — in silence — HIS […]Read More Prayer’s Pausing
1 John 3:2 “Beloved, we are GOD’s children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when HE appears we shall be like HIM, because we shall see HIM as HE is.” THAT Moment! Death has no hold on the CHRISTian for from Glory to Glory we pass! One […]Read More THAT Moment!
John 16:33 “These things I have spoken unto you, that in ME you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world!” From the Heart of our KING! Redemptive versus Unforgiven; Sin’s status with two sides. Though dead to it, as Scripture states, we […]Read More From the Heart of our KING!
Proverbs 10:12 “Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.” Haste without Hate! As rubber bands stretching in Noon-Day’s extremes where Hate’s heat melts Love’s kindness, disfiguring hearts… …this dream of mine surges; Still! Onward — extending — expectant through all…as HE purposed us be! So though Life’s compassion seems waning — devolving; […]Read More Haste without Hate!
Psalm 43:3 “Send out YOUR Light and YOUR Truth; let Them lead me; let Them bring me to YOUR holy hill and to YOUR dwelling!” Shining Beautifully Brighter! Though often fades Beauty, one’s faith must not follow since the LORD shall return for those souls keeping watch. To find us observant! For where Sovereignty reigns, […]Read More Shining Beautifully Brighter!
Isaiah 61:10 “I will rejoice greatly in the LORD, my soul will exult in my GOD; For HE has clothed me with garments of salvation, HE has wrapped me with a robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with a garland, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.” Spotless Threads, Sovereign Robes! […]Read More Spotless Threads, Sovereign Robes!
John 8:32 “And you will know The Truth, and The Truth will set you free.” Hallelujah! Truth’s Transfusion! Getting poison removed from the body requires intentional focus and diligent Zeal. For when sin enters in, it takes root if unmoved. Thus this cycle repeated when Flesh often fails and the toxin — returned — beside […]Read More Truth’s Transfusion!
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 11:28 “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” On Freedom’s Wings! Forgiveness begins by extending HIS pardon to Self’s own reflection. For without that debt paid, then one can’t mrror CHRIST WHOSE redemption forgave even me. So we each must start inward redeeming the […]Read More On Freedom’s Wings!
John 1:7 “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.” Un-Comparative Crimson! The battle within against sin isn’t any small skirmish. Appearing on one hand as endless, still IN another, it’s an […]Read More Uncomparative Crimson!
Ephesians 3:20 “Now to HIM WHO is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to HIS power that is at work within us…” Those “Waves”! When the rivers of Grace flood over us fully, then the bridge-like connections of human design…are raised — even drawn — till their endpoints praise […]Read More Those “Waves”!
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!
1 John 1:9 “If we confess our sins, HE is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness!” Non-Working Devices! Do not let me fail THEEnor grant these desires;which favor my prideyet betray perfect Love. Do not let Self’s errorbe found — entertained;Do not permit this fools’requests then […]Read More Non-Working Devices!
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
Exodus 24:10 “And they saw the GOD of Israel; and under HIS feet there appeared to be a pavement of sapphire, as clear as the sky itself.” Clear Blue Reflections! The “blue beyond skyscape” reminds usof water. The clouds then as whitecaps windblown crest each wave.But unlike such sapphire liquid in motion…there are no reflections […]Read More Clear Blue Reflections!
1 Corinthians 3:11 “For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is JESUS CHRIST.” Red ROCK Redemption! Red rose petals felled from the head of this flower; drifting down upon stones that lay scattered about… …seem reflections of blood drops my SAVIOUR had shed when this world (with its words) […]Read More Red ROCK Redemption!
Psalm 123:1 “A Song of Ascents. To YOU I lift up my eyes, O YOU WHO are enthroned in the heavens!” In the Instant BEFORE… Around the midnight hour, so a man with weathered clothes and calloused hands stood silently…as statuesque as the rustic, cottage church in the background. As well, in the full glow […]Read More In the Instant BEFORE…