1 John 4:11 “Dear friends, since GOD so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” Authentic Affection! Why is the definition of “loving JESUS” so often redefined by church goers? When the Bible says to love HIM with all our heart, mind, body and soul…so why then is Zeal deemed — excessive? It’s […]
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1 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 cleanses us from all sin! With Sovereign Soap! Got some soapGot my brushGonna, Gotta get“Cleaned up” Since remainSin’s marks still…through my bloodand fallen will. Thus self-stained,not “Self […]
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Psalm 39:3 “My heart became hot within me. As I mused, the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue…” Fanning HIS Fire! Going back to the beginning must mean our CREATOR…to WHOM, as our AUTHOR, we owe everything. Yes returned to our starting line breaths are we found…no more lost in the crowds of […]
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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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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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Luke 19:40 “I tell you, HE answered, if they remain silent, the very stones will cry out!” A Call to NOW! LORD lead us todaybeyond Memory Laneto be actively foundin THY service. Not thinking about itwith plans for “someday”but to move with “Howgreat is GOD!” purpose! Then out-praising the stonesand out sharing HIS NAMEwill our […]
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Nahum 1:7 “The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; HE knows those who take refuge in HIM! The Answer of HIS Presence! Whenever JESUScalls then shall bethis prayer answered. By CHRIST assigned andIntersected, so we’ll gowith HIM. Through every hardship,toil and trial, HE will setus free! So gaze to Heaven withzealous […]
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2 Timothy 2:2 “And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.” Three for the Crossroads! In summary, HE knows of all of our needs: HE threads them together with sovereign solutions. Priority given is then to those pressing…according […]
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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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Psalm 147:5 “Great is our LORD, and abundant in power; HIS understanding is beyond measure!” With Sovereign Strength! Though great Life’s pressuresand reliefs impacting everyheart and soul; thank GOD HISfaithfulness has conqueredevery other force! How awesome HIS unfailinglove which from us cannot beremoved! Rest then (thoughpressed and pulled each day)in HIM WHO’s in control! Yea, […]
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Jeremiah 10:23 “I know, O LORD, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks…to direct his steps.” Beside or Behind! Retiring ChiefJustice positionsmust we of thesetitles assumed…which GOD neverappointed to us. Like “independent”,“self-made” or as “king”,so these labels nevergave HE. At least not tothose of HIS […]
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Psalm 16:11 “YOU make known to me the path of life; in YOUR presence there is fullness of joy; at YOUR right hand are pleasures forevermore.” The Last Carry On! A solitary figure stood by the Airport’s luggage carousel. Their early morning flight had been nearly empty to this small town, and as such, few […]
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Psalm 103:1 “Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless HIS Holy NAME!” With Active Praise! Rejoice in the LORD; give thanks for this Hour for how great it shall be when we see HIM. Return to HIS path this morning with haste for that Day…it is quickly approaching. Rise […]
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Psalms 90:12 “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Converting Thieves! Like the rustlers of old, “out West” bandits long gone, so those set upon stealing through life… …take the most from themselves. Robbing then what most matters, a life spent surrendered to CHRIST. So examine your heart […]
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Psalm 107:9 “For HE satisfies the thirsty and FILLS the hungry with good things.” At the Banqueting Table! Come to GOD’s WORD though crippled you feel; Sit in the seat of HIS favor. A prodigal who cannot run any more; yea! Linger with HIM in HIS love. Yes, wait at this banqueting table! Then be […]
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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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Zechariah 1:3 “So tell the people that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: ‘Return to ME, declares the LORD of Hosts, and I will return to you, says the LORD of Hosts.” Love’s Faithful Reunion! Today so many reunions occurred; countless souls reconnecting at last… …with a person most sought for — for […]
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Hebrews 13:15 “Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to GOD, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge HIS NAME.” Continually Thankful! Praising through Silence; rejoicing in Darkness, exult we our KING in the greatest of storms. Both kneeling though able and serving though broken, so are these acts […]
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Isaiah 35:4 “Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your GOD will come, HE will come with vengeance; with divine retribution HE will come to save you.” Extraneous Exercise! Relaxation and Restrequires the soulsurrender to stand,even perfectly still; Curtailing those movementscalled “mental gymnastics”,and settling down till HISfootprints they fill. So this […]
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Psalm 119:160 “The sum of YOUR WORD is truth, and every one of your righteous rules endures forever.” Offcasting Opinions Surrendering all,so forfeit the sumof Opinion. Embracing HIS WORDso Truth is revealed— to study. What then we assumecreates Life’s shiftingsands…full of Doubts. So know HIS wordsgreatest while castingoff yours…to be certain. As HIServant thankfully reminded […]
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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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Psalm 99:3 “Let them praise YOUR great and awesome NAME! Holy is HE!” GOD of Awe! Confession of “These” sins is all that’s possible because… “Those” belong to someone else. Still we must speak the truth in love… …so such “barriers to entry” do not leave them in the shadows. Thus, directed to the LORD, […]
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Proverbs 27:17 “As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.” Collective Gatherings! Can an eye see what’s therefrom each angle imagined?Is it possible Sight could be“wholly achieved?” Where no questions remainwithout Clarity’s answers……is there such a vision inwhich to believe? Yes, solely in CHRIST cansuch faith become sight;Yes, only by […]
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Psalm 32:8 “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with MY eye upon you.” Following HIS Heart! “Affectionate worship” versus “loving to worry” are much different passions. One is freely released whilst the other brings increase to bondage. Both are displayed and can also inspire; […]
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Isaiah 55:8 “For MY thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways MY ways, declares the LORD.” Delivering Through! CHRIST’s Love is abundantly tied with HIS Justice; found clearly defined by HIS SPIRIT’s inscriptions. Thus equal Affection and Fairness are giv’n with favor bestowed through Devotion’s displays. So know that HIS watchful and soul […]
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Psalm 113:2 “Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and forever!” With Endless Gratitude! While Unequal Gratitude some might choose to give… it must not be for praising HIM; WHO’s due our souls’ Thanksgiving! Instead it then be Flesh with sins — embellished… … whose thoughts exalt themselves to turn the […]
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