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 […]Read More The “Cost” of Connection!
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 […]Read More “Less Than!” Learning
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 […]Read More Broken Progress!
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 […]Read More Leather-Bound Lights!
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 […]Read More Tongue Control!
Philippians 3:20 “But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a SAVIOUR, the LORD JESUS CHRIST!” Running LIGHT! GOD acts upon HISsovereign thoughtspre-planned beforeCreation. HIS choices daily dodisplay Life’s history —soon to come. So despite what mayseem “sudden” andregardless thingsobserved; GOD’s hands moveTime controlling thusthose things thatwill occur. So! No weapon formedagainst […]Read More Running LIGHT!
Proverbs 27:2 “Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.” Me < Second Fiddle! Without standing here“indignant”, brashlyclaiming “unstained!”status; As the farthest onesfrom perfect; still wehave THE NAMEwhich matters! But what blessing willthat give us if CHRIST’splace we try to take? Where we give ourname the […]Read More Me < Second Fiddle!
2 Peter 3:8 “But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the LORD one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.” NOT…on Time! When “another day older” is described as a year’s passage…we call that ironic. But when one day is labeled as a thousand years passing…that’s […]Read More NOT…on Time!
Psalm 86:5 “For you, O LORD, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call upon you!” By HIS Good Graces! GOD is patientnot tardy nor late.HIS Justice is timelyjust as is HIS love. Consequently…HE is never mocked.Although claims somehave made,HE always pays back. Given this truthwhy test HIM, oh Flesh?HE shall […]Read More By HIS Good Graces!
1 Timothy 6:20a “O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust…” Guarding your Course! HIS voice speaks uniquely — compelling distinctly — propelling each forward. So! Reducing directions / diluting commands means far less to bystanders. For those otherwise called and differently gifted…can’t hear what one hears. So continue one must trusting JESUS’ words […]Read More Guarding your Course!
Luke 19:10 “…for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.” Priority: One! Place no faith in numbers whichmanipulate flesh…whether likings or lovings nor all of the rest. For such tests are to try us, to spurnus to action which often conflicts with GOD’s purpose. For the one […]Read More Priority: One!
Psalm 19:11 “Moreover, by them YOUR servant is warned; in keeping them there is great reward.” The Warning Track! Understepping Sin’s boundaries means avoiding “The Line” which separates evil and good. Yes! GOD’s “set demarcation”, eternal and sovereign, which HE meant our souls to flee from! Ne’er intended for “walking” nor drawing the closest; yet […]Read More The Warning Track!
Psalm 1:1 “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers…” Passenger Seat Selections! Passenger seatsunlike suits;anyone can get into…no matter their age. Regardless of sizeor of weight;from an infant to elder…Without cloth restraints. So wear we […]Read More Passenger Seat Selections!
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 […]Read More Contently Continue!
Matthew 6:3 “But when you do a charitable deed, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing…” RE-lentless & RE-Silent! Good works and greatdeeds, no matter theirdepths and regardlessthe needs… …must yet remain silent.Clothed quietly — all —without praise, accoladesor recalls. For such are GOD’s giftsfor us to walk in […]Read More RE-lentless & RE-Silent!
Isaiah 43:18 “Do not call to mind the former things; pay no attention to the things of old.” In the “Here!” and “Now!” Past pastures are voidswhich are barren.“Things of old” are suchplaces, inactive of Life…Unless someonechooses to build onsuch landscapes.Then there one’s existencewill meet with Demise. For “things former” are for lessonslearned but not […]Read More In the “Here!” and “Now!”
James 4:10 “Humble yourselves in the sight of the LORD, and HE will lift you up.” Bowing Lower, Lifted Higher! There’s no other option when failing completely than Total’s surrender. In the spiritual setting, then kneeling in Forfeit brings Victory’s Height! So Self! Quickly give all at the feet of the LORD and HE shall […]Read More Bowing Lower, Lifted Higher!
Psalm 111:10 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. HIS praise endures forever! Walking Wisest! Wisdom freely given yet not prized enough to keep… leaves one crippled by the loss of Understanding. Unmeasured and unchecked so their void, it stays unknown. Without knowledge […]Read More Walk Wisest!
Micah 6:8 “HE has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your GOD?” Built Up to Soar Straight! Please grant us thewords to ministerinwards… and shunseparate callswhich do not comefrom THEE. Yea, those that […]Read More Built Up to Soar Straight!
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 […]Read More Simply Starting, Pressing Deeply!
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 […]Read More A Righteous Retrospective!
James 1:22 “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” With “Do-ing!” Faith Behold! Here we stand ineffectually speaking to those in our camp and to every observer. Inattentively listening, yet such fill the pews, every car and each home where they’re acting— with fervor! In work places too, thus surrounding […]Read More With “Do-ing!” Faith
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 […]Read More Sovereign Script Reminders!
Romans 10:4 “For CHRIST is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes! Hallelujah! Embracing Law’s AUTHOR and SAVIOUR! There’s reverence found in one’s solemn behavior where preference is given…(instead of “deferred”) …to The ONE due our praise! Yes to JESUS our SAVIOUR yet found are delays and undue hesitations. See those […]Read More Embracing Law’s AUTHOR and SAVIOUR!
Proverbs 12:22 “Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, but those who deal faithfully are HIS delight!” GOD’s Infallible WORD! Deliver us from “Good”which is evil disguisingitself to pretend otherwise. Protect us from “Blessings”,redefined by “progressives”who truly speak nothing but lies. For the “popular” newsviews unholy Injusticeas just the alliance it needs. Peapods’ pairing […]Read More GOD’s Infallible WORD!
Proverbs 15:1 “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Surrendering into “First!” When “being right” becomes wrongfor our lives — without question;where the scars on our heartsare still waiting to heal… When “the win” we assumed wouldcome with our expressions,in fact, brings no blessing norgrander appeal… Then our wounds […]Read More Surrendering into “First!”
Isaiah 41:13 “For I the LORD your GOD will hold your right hand, saying to you, “Fear not; I will help you!” Reviewing Refill Requests! Best caring for othersisn’t bringing them wateror food if it lets them stayright where they are. For the voids of the worldare not worth refillingwhen doing so onlypermits greater scars. […]Read More Reviewing “Refill” Requests!
Ephesians 5:1 “Therefore be imitators of GOD, as beloved children!” Living, Words! Serve the LORD with gladness, not Despair…running quickly in HIS footprints without Fear. Ignore the urge to grieve for lengthy times and cast off those chains which claim to bind you there. So examine very closely whose reflection they will see for all […]Read More Living, Words!
2 Timothy 3:16 – ALL scripture is given by inspiration of GOD, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness…” By HIS Content: DRIVEN! Entertainment-ly drawnis NOT content driven…nor is Faith’s walk soblinded by Sight. Instead those souls listening,absorbing HIS WORD,shun the stage which theFaithless invite! Unlike then both sides…yet […]Read More By HIS Content: DRIVEN!
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 […]Read More Our “Empty” Pursuit!