1 Peter 4:10 “As every man has received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of GOD!” Transforming “Less Than” Zeal! A “Less than” voice with “More than” Volume is found in each believer. No “Greater than” a soul exists who GOD loves more than […]
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Isaiah 60:1, “Arise, shine, for your LIGHT has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you!” Heart Light Reflections! As night-lights guide scared children to the bedrooms of their parents… so CHRIST’s glowing WORD enlightens us to be HIS Light’s reflection. Then when a child of GOD despairs, in need of HIS […]
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** This is a short story that I pray blesses you as it has me to write it! ** Romans 8:28 “And we know that in all things GOD works for the good of those who love HIM, who have been called according to HIS purpose!” Called…by GOD! As he pulled into the driveway, the […]
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1 Timothy 4:16 “Pay close attention to your life and to your teaching. Persevere in these things, for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you!” As Ice Breaking Beacons! “Breaking the Ice” is best following through to “the other side” yetin this life. Else these battles at present would […]
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Philippians 1:6 “For I am confident of this very thing, that HE who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of CHRIST JESUS.” The Greatest Comfort! Respites are relief whichone prays will continue.Too often, however,they don’t. GOD’s interventionsinstead choose to stop…what seems to beour comfort. But HE isn’t wrong noruncaring […]
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Hebrews 12:29 “For our GOD is a consuming fire!” Igniting Lost Matchsticks! The world would have us pass a test to fit within its chains…just like the sides of any cup so our Faith might shackled be. Restrained and even silenced till Stagnation clouds our water…so they press until our temperatures lukewarm. But GOD! HIS […]
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Philippians 1:6 “And I am sure of this, that HE WHO began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of JESUS CHRIST.” The Heart of Reflection! Glory to GOD in the highest with every intention and great expectation! Without waver, all glory is HIS…so freed from exceptions, HIS praises […]
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2 Corinthians 3:18 “And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the LORD, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the LORD WHO is the SPIRIT.” CHRIST Changing Convictions! Through Sincerity’stears comesconfessions of sinwhose convictions lastlonger than hourglass sand. Internal assessments,with Honesty […]
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1 Peter 5:5b “and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Broken Progress! There’s a point where Progression — doesn’t. It’s an intersection called “Complete Brokenness.” But once having passed through it, Forward Movement begins again. Spiritually then, our […]
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Psalm 96:3 “Declare HIS glory among the nations, HIS marvelous works among all the peoples!” Pass THIS Along! A flashover pointwell-defined is HIScoming…where farabove clouds, HEshall meet thosewithdrawn… …each soul highlylifted because of theRapture which shallbe inclusive of thoseHIS blood bought! Since that moment ispressing from futureto present…moreencouraging wordscannot ever bethought! So cling to HIS […]
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2 Corinthians 6:17 “Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the LORD…” Drawn Out! Glory to GOD, ever Highest;Glory to HIM — beyondevery compare!History points to HIS WORDto confirm it, as such…Lift GOD’s glory and praisewith your prayers! Yes! HE is coming as promised,bringing saints whom HE drewhome before us.Reunited […]
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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!” Fabric Transitions! When Heaven’s setfocus with Thought’stidal waves floodsone’s brain, then…won’t words flowin tandem? When withoutinterruption, CHRIST’sgaze […]
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Matthew 28:20b “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Swirling Upwards! Every drain swirls by cascading downwards with liquid flows surging; their currents — increasing. In some such is found never stopping nor slowing…whose anchor is missing or worse yet, abandoned. So tug on your line, weary Traveler, […]
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1 Corinthians 13:12a “For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face…” On the Following Night! As kin to the bride, betrothed for almost one year, so Sarah, neared completion of her own bridesmaid’s dress. “It will be beautiful!”, she envisioned happily. For the merchants passing through had brought such a […]
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Psalm 33:8 “Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of HIM!” Grafted-In Threading! Heaven’s Fabric’scomplete; evenseparate in sections…still connected inSPIRIT all over theearth. So that at HIS returnevery thread shall begathered whom HEsewed by hand forthe hour of Retrieval! Then those strandsremaining with Terror— unraveling […]
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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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Jude 1:22 “And have mercy on those who doubt…” Dis-Courting Doubts! Without courting Worrynor trying to be fearless,one walks through THE WORD…and gains GOD’s resolve. What sweet transformationfrom Striving to Rest!What bondage surrendered…as Faith is expressed! Let HIM still you then;calming all your thought’s waves…for HE walks on the seas andalone grants us grace! So […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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John 20:16a “JESUS said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to HIM, “Rabboni!” The Crossroads Difference! GOD completely changed my phrase “just as I am” to “who I was.” Else a surface level moment would have only been because…. …HE’d left me where HE found me. Then — indifferent — I’d have stayed. But! […]
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1 John 3:1a “See what kind of love the FATHER has given to us, that we should be called children of GOD; and so we are!” This Sinner’s Praise! They say Love is bestwhen truly forgivingand always forgettingis par for the course. So it goes without sayingsince actions speak louderthat Now Is the Hour toshow […]
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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 […]
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Titus 2:1 “But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine.” Sovereign Script Reminders! How quickly read are our opinions into others unaware;How quickly said are our assumptions without thinking. Absent of a sure restraint so often speaking …bound in Ignorance;therefore we base, on shifting sands, our errant actions! Yet tis sad we still […]
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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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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. […]
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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, […]
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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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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 […]
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Romans 12:17 “Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone.” Teaching HIS Justice for all! Seeking desperately, dailyand often in darkness,she picked up her searchwith ferocious intent. Every dawn and each sunrise — relentless pursuing,so seen “with a vengeance”were all of her steps. Then […]
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