Psalm 119:133 “Direct my steps by YOUR WORD, and let no iniquity have dominion over me.” Unto Many Abounding! Honest Joy in the LORDcreates strength;HIS compassionateheart fuels our service. Orchestrating our livesthrough HIS mostrighteous steps, sothe power we need comesfrom resting… within them. Our happiness then isdependenton discerning thosethings which breedFalsehood! With such filters in […]Read More Unto Many Abounding!
Ephesians 1:7 “In HIM we have redemption through HIM blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of GOD’s grace!” In Crimson’s Eternal Lettering! Scribing in ink versuswriting in pencil…shows Difference! With one — permanentthinking andtemporal — the otherWhat contrast! Thank we GOD then,that crimson CHRIST shedfor our sins…every one! With Forever’s mindsetand […]Read More In Crimson’s Eternal Lettering!
Ephesians 5:1 “Therefore be imitators of GOD, as beloved children.” Universal and Eternal! So many languages escape us! Both their motives and intentions……are often lost within translation. Vaguely then, one’s heart is felt. How very shallow — Understanding which is limited profusely…unless we speak in “Common’s tongue”. Save this then…Confusion reigns. But within HIS HOLY […]Read More Universal and Eternal!
Acts 5:39 “But if it is of GOD, you cannot overthrow it — lest you even be found to fight against GOD!” Pulling Punches! Who can tackle battles which have yet to begin? Only those engaging wars on the fields within their mind. Fueled by imagination and one’s own elective Pride, so such strugglescome to […]Read More Pulling Punches!
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 […]Read More Built Just By! (A short sermon)
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!
Psalm 32:8 “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with ME eye!” With Learning’s Seal! Looking back at the pastsometimes fades present progress.Yet just looking ahead leads somesouls to forget. Then returned are those lessonsonce learned, now repeated…because “surface level” wasthe deepest they went. And […]Read More With Learning’s Seal!
Proverbs 23:18 “Surely there is a future, and your hope will not be cut off!” Pushing Back, Pressing Through! Drawing nearto THEE FATHERsincerely and often,Is not without struggle. Companionto our footprintscomes also detractors,both human and spirit. Oppressionconfronts usfrom each side of the veiland sometimes — increases. But YOU say“Come close to ME.Filter all that you […]Read More Pushing Back, Pressing Through!
1 Corinthians 3:11 “For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is JESUS CHRIST.” Red ROCK Redemption! Red rose petals felled from the head of this flower; drifting down upon stones that lay scattered about… …seem reflections of blood drops my SAVIOUR had shed when this world (with its words) […]Read More Red ROCK Redemption!
Psalm 143:6 “I stretch out my hands to YOU; My soul longs for YOU, as a parched land! Selah.” Heaven’s Peak! When Moses climbed Mt Nebo, his view of Promised Land awaited. Yet Life’s breath would soon elude him when GOD’s Hour Glass expired. When the final grain of sand did fall as one, completely […]Read More Heaven’s Peak!
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 […]Read More Just CHRIST!
Matthew 25:23 “His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master!” Divinely Distracted! LORD JESUS, our prayers are lifted this hour, before YOU our praise comes entwined! In the midst of Life’s madness, […]Read More Divinely Distracted!
Proverbs 10:25 “When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever!” Depending on WHO you stand! Miracles are often found more prevalent at the “front” than the “back” of the Battle! Pressing closely then into HIS presence each day, so behold we HIS movements…all the more visibly! As […]Read More Depending on WHO you stand!
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 […]Read More Because Faith Creates Freedom!
Job 33:4 “The SPIRIT of GOD has made me, and the breath of the ALMIGHTY gives me life. Catching HIS Breaths! With a final lunge forward, still his sword met with steel. An opponent — his equal in Zeal and of strength. With each thrust and each parry, strategically balanced, yet all had been thwarted. […]Read More Catching HIS Breaths!
1 Corinthians 3:11 “For no man can lay a foundation other than the ONE which is laid, which is JESUS CHRIST!” Our “Net” Foundation! WIth another closed door which seemed hopelessly shut later proved to locked for our good. While losing the comforts of compromised living, there we learned to rely on our Base. Love’s […]Read More Our “Net” Foundation!
1 John 3:16 “By this we know what Love is: JESUS laid down HIS life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.” With Sacrificial Sermons! The LORD is speaking with HIS child. HE asks what would they would sacrifice for HIM while still on earth. One-by-one, gifts and abilities […]Read More With Sacrificial Sermons!
John 3:30 “HE must increase; I must decrease!” More and Less! Engaging Faith, disabling Want… save more of CHRIST and less of self. Simplistic thoughts beyond profound… yet gained can be with no one else! Then More and Less combine for Peace… where HE inclines as Pride retreats. Thus Blessings rain as CHRIST — increasing […]Read More More and Less!
Matthew 5:16 “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your FATHER in heaven.” Transition’s Point! May every good work which YOU planned for this pen be extended through ink upon canvas. May then I be emptied past Residue’s presence and dry by the […]Read More Transition’s Point!
Proverbs 22.6 “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” Hallmarks of Faith! Brought to the LORD as a vessel devoid of both Wisdom and age: lacking learned Understanding. Taught on the knees of my mother and father, there Knowledge was born […]Read More Hallmarks of Faith!
Psalms 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O GOD, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” A Second past Seven! After taking in a deep breath, the immense brown bear exhaled an expanding steam cloud. Then closing his eyes within the white haze, there was a momentary pause as if listening for some sound. […]Read More A Second past Seven!
Revelation 21:23 “And the city has no need of sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of GOD gives it light, and its lamp is the Lamb!” Heaven’s Transparencies Building with blocks made of Heavenly light, transparently shining in tandem as gems; thus fueled by HIS presence refilled is my sight on […]Read More Heaven’s Transparencies!
Psalm 51:7 “Purify me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.” HIS Spotless Snow! The filth of the world’s offscouring; may it not come nigh unto us. For we trust in THY cleansing of Crimson and rest in the strength of YOUR love. Though sin’s stains […]Read More HIS Spotless Snow!
Colossians 3:6-7, 16 “For which things’ sake the wrath of GOD cometh on the children of disobedience: In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them. Crawl, Build, Soar! As infants HE birthed from such sovereign designs, so our entrance to life occurred twice. Once when our physical breath first began […]Read More Crawl, Build, Soar!
Build only on the Firm Foundation WHO is CHRIST the LORD!Read More Just JESUS!