Heaven’s Roar!

Hebrews 12:1a “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses…” Heaven’s Roar! To HIM lift yourvoices; give JESUSall praise…Without Self’saddition…HIS NAMEcalling out! For HIS power comesfrom those cheeringus on;who’ve long gonebefore us…who ledwith such shouts! Hear then theroaring of Heaven —resurgent…encouraging us topress on withoutDoubt! As HIServant hearing the […]

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“Standing” with HIS Roses!

Song of Solomon 2:1 “I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.” “Standing” with HIS Roses! Two viewing a flower bouquet. Two claim very different perspectives. One sees every petal’s most brilliant display while the other scene is less descriptive. So where one’s sight centers is crucial indeed. Else “beholding the […]

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The Love of a Lifeline!

Psalm 86:15 “But you, O LORD, are a GOD merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.” The Love of a Lifeline! Unsteady pillars on shaky foundations, are souls trying to stand on the seas. Where Faith is suspect bound by cloudy intent, there they wallow beneath stormy skies. But […]

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The “Cost” of Connection!

1 Corinthians 12:7 “A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other.” The “Cost” of Connection! There are gains that our sensesprefer over others;for Fellowship’s Favor whichour SAVIOUR leads.For to draw nearest CHRISTin the midst of the Bodymeans we must reflect HIMwithout one restraint. Yea, without holding back, sowe […]

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Waiting Up!

Psalm 121:8 “The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore!” Waiting Up! Quietly sitting before the fire, the older woman slowly picked up an aged, cast iron poker and proceeded to stoke the coals nearly asleep before her. Sparks, startled by the sudden movement, then quickly rose up. As an […]

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Building Up By!

1 Thessalonians 5:11 “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” Building Up By! Since CHRIST lifts up, our flesh must shut down…every thought of contempt and self loathing. Both outwardly focused and that of ourselves…so repentance frees all from such “clothing.” For HIS righteousness solely is threaded in […]

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“Less Than!” Learning

James 1:19 “My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger…” “Less Than!” Learning Know our prayerconnection with HIMWHO is sovereignstands — priceless. It’s a link we must dailymaintain at all costs. Since conversationsfound one-sidedbreed Silence… so Listening requiresour hearts to stopthinking. Then reading insteadwithout skimming […]

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Our Selfless Strength!

John 1:29 “The next day he saw JESUS coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the LAMB of GOD, WHO takes away the sin of the world! Our Selfless Strength! Which zealot strives tofurther “fall short”;doubling down ontheir spiritual gap? To hurry past Futilewith Injury’s insults?Who chooses sopointless a path? Yet such sin,unconfessed, somerelive, still attemptingto […]

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By HIS Dawn’s Early Light!

Psalm 59:16 “But I will sing of YOUR power; Yes, I will sing aloud of YOUR mercy in the morning; for YOUhave been my defense And refuge in the day of my trouble!” By HIS Dawn’s Early Light! This breath and suchtrembling join deeplywithin me. At last!Now approaches theDawn. Another day’s passageof time births a […]

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Directly Drawn!

Proverbs 4:25 “Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you!” Directly Drawn! A “race to the endzone is futile” whenever one runs empty handed.The finish line — fruitless — when someone’s direction is opposite of course completion. Yet countless, excessively erring, decide to remain in the darkness.Spinning their wheels; running […]

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An “Every Day Calendar CHRISTmas!”

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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Broken Progress!

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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CHRISTmas Daily!

Luke 1:37 “For no word from GOD will ever fail.” CHRISTmas Daily! When all of theornaments, tinseland presentsare left in storewindows still taggedwith Indifference… …then such are thethings for which nobuyer came. Though“marked Up andmarked Down”, withoutInterest they lay. Then attentions bestgiven are centeredin HIM whose greatstorehouse of Wisdomis ours…without price! So this CHRISTmasbuy nothing…and […]

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Leather-Bound Lights!

Ephesians 5:8 “For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the LORD. Walk as children of light!” Leather-Bound Lights! The antique nightlantern still shinesthrough these storms.Though these windsfeel relentless, thoughtempest each gust. Though the stingingof sleet seems topierce through ourbodies…Still! HE is ourRefuge and Beacon. Our paths filled byLIGHT, lead […]

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Tongue Control!

Psalms 141:3 “Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips.” Tongue Control! Comparatively saidand differentlyrhymed, so “armedcontrol” challengesmimic the tongue’s . “Words matter” astaking and giving itcan…to destroy orencourage someone. So choose you thisday those wordsCHRIST would havesaid…so that Lifewill flow forth fromyour Tongue! As HIServant reminded to […]

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Abandoning our “Tug of War!”

Proverbs 21:30 “There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD!”. Abandoning our “Tug of War!” CHRIST draws us to HIMyet the Flesh…many timeswill reverse this blessed course. Rejecting the disciplined walkthat HE taught so backwardswe press…into “lukewarm dross”. Given this Truth, then Surrender…to CHRIST as the wisest of choices. For the battle […]

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The Great Uplifting!

Proverbs 8:34 “Blessed are those who listen to ME, watching daily at MY doors, waiting at MY doorway.” The Great Uplifting! The Cross, oh lost soul— searching still, is atLove’s intersection…where bound is Doubt,Confusion and theplans of man’sIntentions. Yes there is where FirstLight was seen whenthese blind eyes HEopened. Oh howdivine are YOURdesigns as signs […]

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THE WORD is Truth!

2 Timothy 2:15 “Study to shew yourself approved unto GOD, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing THE WORD of Truth.” THE WORD is Truth! Past confessionsof camouflagedWeakness and Pride…urge Death’s signaturestories be broughtback to Life… …WHEN recited arethings which rekindledead sins. Thenthose troubles againplague our senses. By words weighingas burdens, so […]

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Pass THIS Along!

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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Righteous JUDGE, Victorious KING!

Psalm 34:4 “I sought the LORD, and HE answered me and delivered me from all my fears.” Righteous JUDGE, Victorious KING! Let no weapon“forming against us”continue; let nonefollow through whenthe targets areCHRISTians. Bind back thosedemonically raging indarkness…whosestretch from Hell’sshadows — vindictivelychristened! Therefore! Break alltheir spirits whichpresently curse. Yes,shatter assignments;confusing their words! Greatly fracture eachfang; gravely […]

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Proactively Pressing down the Mountain!

Luke 19:10 “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.” Proactively Pressing down the Mountain! Often pausingdisplays to “theRighteous”, let usresend steps tothe Lost… …from the mountain-top heights to HISservice. Yea, fromWorship to Prayer,kneeling down. From our handslifted high to claspedtightly, so let us withhaste changepositions! For the difference,unlike lifting […]

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The Perfect Pronoun!

Psalm 69:30 “I will praise the NAME of GOD with a song; I will magnify HIM…with thanksgiving!” The Perfect Pronoun! Confessing sins of pronouns Pride…(of Me, Myself and stubborn I) is not some simple exercise that’s done with selfish greed. Instead let’s trust the ONE WHOSE NAME took all our wretched, guilty shame! Let us […]

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Living Answers!

John 1:7 “The same (John) came for a witness, to bear witness of The Light, that all men through HIM might believe.” Living Answers! Who’s meant to cling  above to GOD with purposed love; by HIS intent? Who’s been designed   to soar — unchained  as those HE saved —  to wholly live?  Then surely drawn  […]

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How Great is HE!

Psalm 95:3 For the LORD is a great GOD and a great KING above all gods…” How Great is HE! How firm aconnectionwhose powerhas lessenedto greatestdepend onthe SOURCEof all Life! How wise andsurrenderedthose brokenyet mendedwhose hopes —apprehendedhave been byThe CHRIST! How strong GOD’sfoundationon which HIScreation; Yes,we havebased on…secured tothis day! How great thenour GOD WHOby […]

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Simple Truth!

John 17:17 “Sanctify them by YOUR Truth. YOUR WORD…is Truth!” Simple Truth! Few question if GOD accepted CHRIST’s payment. Yet few believe  Grace is sufficient,  although Sovereign. So choose you to wholly believe  all HE says! As HIServant unquestioningly standing just on HIS WORD, Whitney Devotional: 2 Samuel 7:28 “And now, O LORD GOD, YOU […]

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Drawn Out!

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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Choice Wisdom!

Psalm 107:43 “Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the LORD.” Choice Wisdom! Wisdom gotten versusgained could meanthrough study orthrough pains. One carries foresightwhile the other —fools embrace. Seeking Understandingthen comes best fromGOD instead of men. Yet! Often Flesh picksSelf again…to follow. BUT GOD WHOSEwisdom formed ussaved our […]

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