Built Just By! (A short sermon)

1 Corinthians 3:6-7 I have planted, Apollos watered; but GOD gave the increase. 7 So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that waters; but GOD that gives the increase.” Built Just By! (A short sermon) Atop a large boulderuntouched by a chisel,extensively reaching inheight and by width…. sat a man whose […]

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Refusal’s Rejection!

Psalms 14:1 “The fool says in his heart, “There is no GOD.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is none who does good.” Refusal’s Rejection! Dissension’s Disease is a formidable illness found killing those stubbornly telling GOD “No!” Ignoring our LORD’s endless love so they languish… as fools found discarding HIS gift for […]

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Clear ye the Way!

Proverbs 15:33 “The fear of the LORD is the instruction for wisdom, and before honor comes humility.” Clear ye the Way! Without Goodness or Rightness, Self’s pride is defenseless with sword made of plastic and shield — cardboard pressed. Without Righteousness leading, our egos expanding, drawn are we to war — unequipped and ill-fated. So […]

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The Surrendered Disciple!

Titus 2:14 “…WHO gave HIMSELF for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for HIMSELF a people for HIS own possession, zealous for good deeds.” (Us also…HIS disciples!) The Surrendered Disciple! So one beginsby pressing into disciplinetheir senses. When held, their jewelmost priceless: Proved!Is CHRIST WHO rules.Then! Victory! With hearts well […]

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Through Cloud-bound Impressions!

Psalms 25:4 “Show me YOUR ways, LORD, teach me YOUR paths.” Through Cloud-bound Impressions! Teach us follow YOUR footprints; transform us in every formed step. Facing forwards, compel our directions for Faith’s full increase! Yea, deny us our wandering Flesh. Prone then to leave HIM WHO bought us; The ONE WHO created our breath. Making […]

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Once Again — Heaven!

Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you…” Once Again — Heaven! We shall sing of YOUR excellent greatness; with our words filled exalting YOUR NAME!  YOUR praise will be heard from our lips with each breath as before THEE our songs have […]

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HIS Choice Chains!

Proverbs 8:13 “To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech.” HIS Choice Chains! How Pride so entangles our lives with great ease! Its’ web lets none free save surrendering souls… …whose choice leaves behind what the Flesh holds so dear. Yet the “unchained” were not freed […]

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By HIS Breath Indwelling

Psalms 36:9 “For with YOU is the fountain of life; In YOUR light we see light!” By HIS Breath Indwelling First witnessing birth, then aninfant expressions…with Sounds softly rising, thus drawnthese heartstrings. Bending low with Compassion filledwith Love’s reflections…so am I found speechless by Joy mysight brings. Now beholding Creation’s initialexhale, so the cry of […]

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Cheek Turning Charity

Matthew 5:39 “But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.” Cheek Turning Charity “Taking offense” from others is truly a most charitable act at its core. In contrast, “giving offense” is then its mirrored opposite, even rotten to […]

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Lamp Lighting Lemmimg Leaders!

Matthew 5:16 “In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your FATHER WHO is in heaven.” Lamp Lighting Lemming Leaders! When thousands are dying of the billions near death; one cannot help wondering why — as lemmings — most seem. Following […]

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The WORD’s Warnings…

Luke 6:45b “For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.” The WORD’s Warning…  People whose heart-filled abundance speaks Slaughter are blind to the blood stains found covering their frame. Due to Pride, they are blunt with the cuts their words cause and devoid of compassion; thus deaf to one’s pain. So beware, […]

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Loving Nineveh!

Luke 5:31 “JESUS answered and said to them, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick.” Loving Nineveh! The Well need no doctor.  The Sick may not know. These then who dispense such “physician” distaste… …are such without CHRIST having none of Pain’s symptoms, till the Hour appointed […]

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The Only Reflection!

Hebrews 1:3a “HE is the radiance of the glory of GOD and the exact imprint of HIS nature…” The Only Reflection! In light of longing for HIS appearing, so!  My own reflection fades.  Not as dying, but! Transparent… where alone is seen HIS face.  Thus unseen yet surely heard, continue…pressing till HIS presence surely glows. […]

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The WHEN Exchange!

Mark 10:28 “Peter began to say to HIM, “Behold, we have left everything and followed YOU!” The WHEN Exchange! When exchanging our emptiness for CHRIST’s whole indwelling; when donning HIS robes of pure righteousness — woven… then Faith rises up!  But when focusing downward, retaining our Lack as if Worth; when shunning Surrender as though […]

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LEFT: To our Own devices!

Proverbs 3:6 “In all your ways acknowledge HIM, and HE will make your paths straight!” LEFT: To our Own devices  The direction is such to those rightly corrected; divided from Truth and abandoned fo Self… Whose face turned to straying  from HIS — disobeying  till wholly betraying  HIS words, written — red.  Yet how blatant […]

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Just CHRIST!

Matthew 24:46 “Blessed is that servant whom his master, when he comes, will find so doing!” Just CHRIST! So much of my steadfast belief comes by Faith. Coupling verses and prayer, so stand I in CHRIST.  Not as one with all knowledge and answers for all…but as someone decidedly fixed upon GOD. As tomorrow’s injustice […]

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HIS Way Makers!

Psalm 85:13 “Righteousness will go before HIM to prepare the way for HIS steps!” HIS Way Makers! As John was created to forge forward CHRIST’s pathway,  so too are we destined to preach of HIS steps.  To speak well of HIS coming return from the Heavens, thus have we been purposed; the “road ahead” preaching.  […]

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Those Souls!

Psalm 18:28 “For it is YOU WHO light my lamp; the LORD my GOD lightens my darkness!” Those Souls! The beauty of the LORD is to darkness — repulsive.  HIS grace filled aroma —  a stench — to its senses.  So those clothed with shadows: who loathe HIS glow’s presence… find — foul — every […]

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GIVEN: CALVARY!

Philippians 1:9-10 “And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of CHRIST…” Given: CALVARY! What blessed release; what relief brings our SAVIOUR!  Though once crushed and defaced, yet […]

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Unwavering Truth!

Job 14:5 “Since his (man’s) days are determined (set), and the number of his months is with YOU, and YOU have appointed his limits that he cannot pass…” Unwavering Truth! No weapon formed against us can get past HIS armor; No arrow nor sword shall pierce through to our souls! By Love’s WORD defense,  have […]

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The Master’s Stable!

Within the flowing fields of Terra…Endless stretching – ranged HIS steeds.Before ordained to take HIS message to the masses.Thus mare and stallion, young and old,with every breed known and untoldcomprised HIS stable which at present…filled these grasses. All appeared as vibrant trottersGrouped together as one bodyWith every heart empowered to carry out HIS missionThus gazing […]

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With Zeal Propellant!

2 Peter 1:13 “I consider it right, as long as I am in this earthly dwelling, to stir you up by way of reminder…” (With Zeal!) With Zeal Propellant! Why bow if not humbly?  Why preach if not broken?  Why run if not certain your race is not lost? Far outweighing each hope known to […]

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Because Faith Creates Freedom!

Galatians 5:1 “Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith CHRIST has made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage!” Because Faith Creates Freedom! Since gifts are given blessings, Faith’s presence isn’t the result of self-creation.  Belief, then, is the followup to this favorable outpouring from GOD.  But what if, like […]

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The “Broken” Discovery!

1 Peter 5:10 “But may the GOD of all grace, who called us to HIS eternal glory by CHRIST JESUS, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and…settle you.” The “Broken” Discovery  What a wonderful gift being broken becomes when one “runs” to LORD’s outstretched hands; from the valley of Death  with all […]

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HIS Outspoken Mime!

1 John 3:18 “Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.” HIS Outspoken Mime! The outspoken mime who speaks just with their motions is one whose consistent display… …reminds of the talk which the Christian must walk. Thus, through Action… conveying CHRIST’s footprints.  Even so, only movement […]

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As The MASTER’s Pieces!

1 John 3:1 “See what kind of love the FATHER has given to us, that we should be called children of GOD; and so we are! The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know HIM. As the MASTER’s Pieces! Seen by the world as mundane, so our ways […]

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Forever’s Changing!

1 Corinthians 15:51 “Listen, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we will all be changed…” Forever’s Changing! Committing ones life back to CHRIST requires behaviors intrinsically changed. Transformed from the inside but not by Self’s strengths…. for The SOURCE is far greater than any known flesh! Yea, a verbal commitment […]

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With Perfect Delivery!

Psalm 139:14 “I praise YOU, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are YOUR works; my soul knows it very well!” With Perfect Delivery! Why does the very image of GOD appear to “them which are perishing”…as “less than”, unattractive and incomplete?  Both small and great and rich and poor seemingly seek enhancements or […]

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