John 5:25 “Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of GOD, and those who hear will live!” Snap Decisions! When the “snap” happens and millions are gone, what of those who stood, “riding the fence?” Will there be […]
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James 1:22 “But be doers of The WORD, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” Living Context! Our lives lack larger context IF — for us — we take each breath. Yea, since all that is seen cannot be all one needs; so Escape can’t be met through one’s death. And! Context lacks in life WHEN […]
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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 4:17 “For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of GOD: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of GOD? Sheep in Wolves’ Clothing What confusion ariseswhen comes inDeception.When satan sendsmessengers, actingas light. What harm anddissension heconstantly […]
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Matthew 27:66 “So they went and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone and setting a guard.” An “Every Day Calendar CHRISTmas!” “Merry CHRISTmas” is constant;it’s for every season; …each month full of days and thehours going with them! Yet! To the world, it’s compressedas one span… …of just 24 hours and then:Nothing more! […]
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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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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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Isaiah 48:17 “Thus says the LORD, your REDEEMER, the HOLY ONE of Israel, “I am the LORD your GOD, WHO teaches you to profit, WHO leads you in the way you should go.” Contently Continue! Foolishly jealousof greener grass sides,Not knowing their spannor what each must suffer; …still go several souls,abandoning fieldsin which GOD placed […]
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Matthew 20:28 “Even as the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give HIS life as a ransom for many.” Through CHRIST, Crossing Over! Confessing Sin withoutits focus,Never dwelling on suchfeatures…is a slippery slopewhere we invoke HIS NAMEto get beyond it. On Guilt’s terrain we loseour footingwhen attempting solocrossings.Often […]
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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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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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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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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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Luke 15:11-32 “I’m waiting for you, MY Child!” The Unwritten Love Letter! Since your last message,so much time has passed.Still I wait for your voiceor a letter at least.But today it’s just textsor an email. But NONE of those came;thus Silence you gave.Still expectant I watched…although knowing the truth.And today, as before,no word did you […]
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Psalms 96:4 “For the LORD is great and greatly to be praised; HE is to be feared above all gods!” With “BUT GOD!” Boldness! It is well with our soulsthough these bodies still tremble.GOD remains in controlyet how often we question! So we stumble at timeswhen Distress comes to mindeven long before “battle”is mentioned. “But […]
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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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1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORD and HIS strength; seek HIS presence continually!” THE Greatest of Three! Let’s talk but notabout you or menor these thingswhich are “seen.” Tis grander thus tospeak of HIS NAME.Yes! To press inupon — ELOHEIM. For short this hour!So let us be wise…giving HIM the “mosttime” of us three! As […]
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2 Corinthians 4:7 “But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to GOD…and not to us!” Our “Empty” Pursuit! How great is our FATHER’sso gracious abundanceWHO moves without maliceand gives without price.WHO chooses us alwaysand never forsakes! HE granted our soulswithout measure nor summarybecause of Forever we […]
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James 1:22 “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” Faith’s Sweetened Lemonade! What if — unsqueezed — a lemon is left?Where no juice is expressed from the pressures outside?Can it aid in producing a lemonade beverage if never its peel revealswhat’s inside? Yea, Faith is the same when we shelter.When […]
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Psalm 59:12a “For the sin of their mouths, the words of their lips, let them be trapped in their pride.” The Sin of Near Exclusivity! As the fool’s evolution of progress from Nothing, forgetting the ONE WHO created their thoughts; Take they Praise’s great accolades “as if Self made” and ignore The Beginning …at which […]
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Psalm 91:5 “You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day…” GOD’s Guarantee! Dearest LORD, protect us from and heal us with those scripts prescribed… …which the world markets to us as what’s needed for our lives. As a Trojan horse deceiving so they seem and […]
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James 1:6 “But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.” Healing Skeptics! The skeptics of CHRIST, in the lives of believers, skip over the works whichHE does through such hearts… …who reassure others that HE shall […]
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Psalm 139:5 “YOU have enclosed me behind and before, and laid YOUR hand upon me.” Best Bound, Well Surrounded! LORD, leave this thorn within mewith this flesh of mine — still plagued;Lest forgetting — I continue in thoseways where Flesh has led! Oh GOD! Permit me thishaving “course-less” gone too oftenwithout YOUR guiding hand or […]
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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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1 Corinthians 16:13 “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong!” For This Last Mile! With the last ounceof Effort’s — allturns from liquidinto a gas… …where it’s burned asfuel — fully firedthen are we spentwholly for HIM. Up till that Timewe must press on —though pressures riseand pains increase. For […]
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Proverbs 11:25 “The generous soul will be made rich, and those who water will be watered as well.” HIS Hospital Staff! My cry is “Be JESUS!” when wounded souls cry to remind me which course of reaction be mine… …because of the ropes that great sacrifice ties! So may we each follow HIS footprints! For […]
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Proverbs 30:7 “Two things I request of YOU (Deprive me not before I die): Two First Requests! How many souls withDeception — begin?Instead of with facts, theymove off-ward with Sin… Till, by Dark, consumed!As such, they pretendwhile fooling themselvesand…those who listen. So likewise — Treasure!Grant me just my lotfor soley YOUR willshall suffice, oh my […]
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Psalm 17:5 “My steps have held fast to YOUR paths. my feet have not slipped!” In the Stature of CHRIST! Those wrong to agreeand right to dissentare found in The Foldas the sheep of HIS pasture. Those standing againstHell’s evils outpouredthen are not deceivednor by Deceit captured. Misled then by noneso these follow CHRIST.In HIS […]
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Micah 7:7 “Therefore I will look to the LORD; I will wait for the GOD of my salvation; my GOD will hear me!” — Glory to GOD! Still-Filled Sundays! An upcalling, catchingaway takes its listeners;No longer indwell theytheir Church’s four walls. Thus “Missing in Action!”,redrawn to the Heavensso are those believersexpectant — rewarded. But what […]
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1 Thessalonians 5:20-21 “Do not despise prophecies, but test everything; hold fast what is good!” Comparatively Contrasting! A day without updates finds one’s Bible closed. Truth be told, even dusty, unmoving — unopened. Still, within many heartbeats of self proclaimed CHRISTians are such unturned pages found bound in GOD’s Book. Maybe flipped and skimmed through […]
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