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 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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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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2 Corinthians 3:18 “And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the LORD, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the LORD WHO is the SPIRIT.” CHRIST Changing Convictions! Through Sincerity’stears comesconfessions of sinwhose convictions lastlonger than hourglass sand. Internal assessments,with Honesty […]
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Acts 5:29 “Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey GOD rather than men.” With HIS Blood Bought Purpose! We have no strengthto turn this time, butGOD! BUT GOD —through CHRIST… …finds us longing forour risen LORD,expectantly awaiting! Yea! Our RighteousKING returning,WHOSE power —(evil spurning) …stems its tidalwaves! So JESUS’NAME […]
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Psalm 139:4 “Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O LORD, you know it altogether.” Taking Doors off their Hinges! The LORD JESUS CHRIST lives inside us, amen? And HE’s not just some optional room. Yet “placed” as a guest in utility storage, so some think HIS presence best “kept”. But as Solomon […]
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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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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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Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied!” Next Stepping! Crawling, then walking;running, then soaring:sequential and linearpoints. Shown without shortcutor skipping a “step”…sofollows our spiritual growth. For thus HE designedour souls to progress…if just by that “step”every day. So! Forward movement,with eyes set onCHRIST; is the onlyacceptable […]
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Psalm 94:19 When anxiety was great within me, YOUR consolation brought me joy!” Loosing Control! Self control is allabout one’s willreflecting HIS withhumbled heart — With knees still bentor better — brokenwhere with found isfull surrender. Without a spotlightthen — rejoicingand absent ofAttention’s gain… let us “loose control”back to the LORDWHOSE hands haveheld it — […]
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Acts 22:15 “You will be HIS witness to all men of what you have seen and heard.” Legacy-leaving Levels! Leaves disconnectedresemble faint echoswhere Life flourishedonce yet now appearfaded. Without vibrant stems,so its greens becomegray. Decay quicklycomes to transformwhat seems waste. It’s GOD’s given truthsince each liferecycled will birth thenext seedling! Thusblessed are thesecircles. Refresh your […]
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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 […]
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Proverbs 27:19 “As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects man.” See Through Servants! Are disguisesapproved whencloaked is the heart? How much camouflagehiding the Truthwill one use? How much less ofGOD’s light will beclearly observed? Yea, what else will bewitnessed…sufficientlyGray? So the point of thislesson cries out, “Beye separate! As such, […]
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Ezekiel 34:16a “I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak…” Called Out! Leaves who live life to its fullest are greatest at work once they fall to the ground. Not “decaying” but feeding the soil with self so […]
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John 10:4 “And when HE brings out HIS own sheep, HE goes before them; and the sheep follow HIM, for they know HIS voice.” Two “States”, ONE King! Watching Scripture unfold as Israel is stumbling, accepting a two state division from Hell… …so also reminded are we of positions. Two sides with one — “Well!” […]
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Psalm 139:14 “I praise YOU (YAH), for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are YOUR works; my soul knows it very well!” ID — YAH! YOUR love exceeds where Hate can reach and causes Faith again — be born. Compassion’s height ignites, as such, the wick within each CHRISTian’s heart. Achieving thus what Flesh […]
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Psalm 33:8 “Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of HIM!” Grafted-In Threading! Heaven’s Fabric’scomplete; evenseparate in sections…still connected inSPIRIT all over theearth. So that at HIS returnevery thread shall begathered whom HEsewed by hand forthe hour of Retrieval! Then those strandsremaining with Terror— unraveling […]
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Ezekiel 36:26 “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh!” Rock Garden Reviews! A manicured gardenof flowers withkaleidoscope petals…is always a visual Joyto behold. GOD’s sun lights theirfaces each morningand they drink fromHIS raindrops. Howperfectly […]
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Romans 8:1 “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in CHRIST JESUS!” “t“ ID’d! Cross ID’d,CHRIST’s! Whobleed sacrificing…in HIS NAME. Adamant;walking thenin HIS footprintsand! HIS NAME! Holy markedsouls with stripestaken in stride…by THE NAME! Calvary —Crimson’s treethen bids me live…for HIS NAME! As HIServants we are called by HIS NAME, cleansed by […]
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Psalm 103:10 “HE does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities!” Our Unmerited Key! Since each is a sinner with stainsWith “rap sheets” foundadded to — dailyso the thoughts of one’sfreedom escapes us…because those intentions of Self— we know best. Why then would the LORD diefor me…WHO […]
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Jeremiah 30:17 “But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds,’ declares the LORD!” Now’s Prayer of Faith! I would that YOU wouldand pray this prayers’ answercould be fully realized withHealing’s extreme. I would that YOU would!Then with a Word spokenall that has been hoped forwill rise within me! Yes, I would that […]
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John 15:5 “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in ME, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without ME you can do nothing!” Protecting your Limbs! Those spirituallyshortened;by Self — amputees…disengage with HISSPIRIT and fall there —asleep. “Sleep walking” through battlesso they are at risk…of relinquishing footingand losing their […]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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