Psalm 119:105 “YOUR WORD is a Lamp to my feet and a Light to my path.” A Question of Lenses! There’s a lens which theworld looks through daily…and one other whoseMAKER is CHRIST. Side by side in thislife — both observing;so Perceptions gain lifeand opinions…are born. Reformed are thesethen into glasses…wornto view our surroundingsand take […]
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Matthew 26:40 “Then HE came to the disciples and found them sleeping, and said to Peter, “What! Could you not watch with ME one hour?” Called out of Neutral! Unlike a truck backing up to atrailer, so CHRIST’s soon returndiffers greatly. Coming again is HE for thoseexpectant, whose vessels livevisibly — vibrant! By pressing towards […]
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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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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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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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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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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 5:6 “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled!” Better than Coffee! Since the hunger of our lives cannot be satisfied by Self, it stands to reason that our only SOURCE is JESUS. Communion, though a wafer with a thimble full of liquid… is the grandest feast […]
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Psalm 141:3 “Set a watch, O JEHOVAH, before my mouth; keep the door of my lips.” Pre-Damage Control! Contempt is hardest to follow since it will not inspire nor bless. Instead, with Corrosion, it jabs and erodes someone else whom they feel — incorrect. So carefully filter and weigh every word well before speaking one. […]
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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 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 […]
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1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORD and HIS strength; seek HIS presence continually!” With the CONDUCTOR! Confess The Blood,Accept HIS cleansing…Dependent! Preach all the WORD;Praying and fasting…Surrendered! Marching in Faith;Uncompromising…Resilient! Soaring with CHRIST;Transformed spotlessly…Brilliant! As HIServant ever pressing onward until “wholly changed” on THAT Day by HIS Presence, Whitney Devotional: Hebrews 1:3a “HE is the […]
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Psalm 33:18 “Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear HIM, on those who hope in HIS steadfast love…” The Gaze of GOD! Unable to see throughLife’s telescope’s cap,so absence of visionattends us. Escaped then the sight whichHIS lens would have brought,had we taken ourselves“out of view”. Thus urgently pressingis this present […]
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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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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 […]
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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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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 […]
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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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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 […]
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Psalm 123:1 “A Song of Ascents. To YOU I lift up my eyes, O YOU WHO are enthroned in the heavens!” HIS Victory draws Near! Relief’s destinationfollows War’s footprints.Yet when Conflict’s purposeis past Belief — skewed… …then Trojan Horse actionscontinue deceiving;misdirecting those watchingfrom WHO is the Truth. But these struggles CHRIST owns!Thus Darkness must scheme…demonically […]
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Revelation 22:12 “And, behold, I come quickly; and MY reward is with ME, to give every man according as his work shall be!” With Morning Praise! We bow at YOUR feetand cling to THY hemas the I AM withouta beginning nor end. With Faith crushing Fearas psalms drown out Doubtso Hope shall arise with THYpower […]
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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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Isaiah 26:3 “YOU will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on YOU, because he trusts in YOU! Yesterday’s, Today’s and Tomorrow’s Truth! So lift up your voice;for the devils are liars!Yes, call on the LORD;HE’s our conquering lion… …WHO bottles your tearsand battles your fearswith you now! Our Victory HE won eventhough […]
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Romans 3:23 “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of GOD…” iAdmit! Before any change or transforming action; ere any move happens where broken one’s heart… …there is first Recognition;acknowledging Failure… beyond every shadow of Sin Flesh creates! There the soul becomes contrite, denying Self’s strength! This precedes then Belief and Confession! […]
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Revelation 22:12 “And behold, I am coming quickly, and MY reward is with ME, to give to every one according to his work.” “Recompense Coming!” Recompense coming;the reward of those Wicked!Back upon them in full shallHE TURN all their sickness. Recompense comingfor GOD is not mocked.Every evil shall pay fortheir devilish thoughts! Recompense coming!Rejoice then! […]
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Exodus 14:14 “The LORD will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.” The Silent Type! When Solace runs into the strands of one’s silence, then captured is Fear where GOD’s chains restrain Worry! When steadfast one’s faith then this happening — frequent! And Freedom becomes most expectantly sealed! So let HIS consuming, […]
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Deuteronomy 32:11 “Like an eagle that stirs up its nest, that hovers over its young, HE spread HIS wings and caught them, HE carried them on HIS pinions!” Reflectively Soaring! Flailing, attempting to fly is quite common though, by one’s reflection, cessation seems best. Then stopping those motions which can’t achieve liftoff, so actions aren’t […]
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John 3:30 “HE must increase, but I must decrease!” The Measure FROM Man! Can one’s involvement and walkwith JEHOVAH be noticed byMeasure’s perception? Can their zeal be labeledas “highest” then…if absentof GODly comparison? Truth be told, Growth in CHRISTis shown surely…when sacrificedsteps follow HIS without question! Without Hesitation, delay nor complaint…so are those committed and […]
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Lamentations 3:25 “The LORD is good to those who wait for HIM, the person who seeks HIM.” Looking Forever Forward! Eternal life’s ”routine” should gain much greater interest from CHRISTians. And even before then, HIS banquet! But do these eyes deceive me? Are many still “stock- piling” as if they can carry such “things” into […]
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1 Corinthians 11:1 “Follow my example, as I follow the example of CHRIST!” As Shards for the SAVIOUR! Pressed against windowswith backs against walls, soare those found serving asglass…yea! Transparent! With LIGHT from the LORDso filled are our panes;as panels thus glowing,enlightening the Lost! Yes! Using those crackedand every one — flawed!For through us, HIS […]
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