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 […]Read More With HIS Blood Bought Purpose!
1 Peter 4:17 “For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of GOD: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of GOD? Sheep in Wolves’ Clothing What confusion ariseswhen comes inDeception.When satan sendsmessengers, actingas light. What harm anddissension heconstantly […]Read More Sheep in Wolves’ Clothing
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 […]Read More “Standing” with HIS Roses!
James 4:7 “Submit yourselves therefore to GOD. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” Living Likewise! Let us trust in the LORD and not onour souls… till relinquished the grasp on this flesh which we hold. Let us quickly submitthat our best is yet flawed… by exalting the NAME of our KING and […]Read More Living Likewise!
John 8:32 “And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free!” The Freedom of Truth! Glorious freedom isours within JESUSWHOSE sacrificedraws us to “Oneand the same!” To do as HE didwithout Apathy’sdoubts and to presson the more ingreat Faith! So know that ourflights soar thehighest in CHRISTwhen we sacrificefully — unchained. […]Read More The Freedom of Truth!
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!
1 Thessalonians 5:11 “Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” Building Up By! Since CHRIST lifts up, our flesh must shut down…every thought of contempt and self loathing. Both outwardly focused and that of ourselves…so repentance frees all from such “clothing.” For HIS righteousness solely is threaded in […]Read More Building Up By!
Psalm 66:17 “I cried out to HIM with my mouth; HIS praise was on my tongue!” “Close” Calls! The closest one feels to their CREATOR is at those junctions where HE intercedes. Where failed are steps which Flesh has authored. Then! Glory to GOD, HE moves with HIS grace! Saving the broken and humbly contrite, […]Read More “Close” Calls!
John 14:15 “If you love ME, you will keep MY commandments.” Guiltless with GOD! Guilt by association is far from exact. It’s not always true “just because”. But spiritually speaking, near Apathy’s doors, one is NOT excused IF they linger. Thus justly measured by GOD are those lax, whose appetite longs for “lukewarm”. Who’ve made […]Read More Guiltless with GOD!
Romans 8:28 “And we know that for those who love GOD all things work (are woven) together for good, for those who are the Called… according to HIS purpose.” (KJV) Well Woven! HE owns the livestock, all life and each hill. By HIS will and control, HIS designs become fabric! For HE threads and HE […]Read More Well Woven!
Matthew 11:15 “Whoever has an ear to hear, let him hear!” Personal Playlist Priorities! “Joy to the World!” is a gift few extend who are bound by the things of this Life. Rather! “Joy WITH the World!” is their echoing song louder heard than their worship of CHRIST. So let’s take off our headphones and […]Read More Personal Playlist Priorities!
2 Timothy 3:16 “All Scripture is GOD breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness…” Assumption-less Priming Waiting for Silence to be shattered betrays one’s fears or their anger — most pressing. Aggressor or Victim mentality based; so some choose from just one or the other. Then traveling these to the […]Read More Assumption-less Priming
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
Proverbs 4:25 “Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you!” Directly Drawn! A “race to the endzone is futile” whenever one runs empty handed.The finish line — fruitless — when someone’s direction is opposite of course completion. Yet countless, excessively erring, decide to remain in the darkness.Spinning their wheels; running […]Read More Directly Drawn!
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!
Luke 1:37 “For no word from GOD will ever fail.” CHRISTmas Daily! When all of theornaments, tinseland presentsare left in storewindows still taggedwith Indifference… …then such are thethings for which nobuyer came. Though“marked Up andmarked Down”, withoutInterest they lay. Then attentions bestgiven are centeredin HIM whose greatstorehouse of Wisdomis ours…without price! So this CHRISTmasbuy nothing…and […]Read More CHRISTmas Daily!
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!
Isaiah 66:13: “As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you.” “& Mother!” Honoring parents may notalways seem easy. As children,our views, often skewedwere from Truth. So with immature eyes,we assumed what is right…though Experience had notyet taught us. As such, someinstructions from GODwere still pending…since youth was ourbadge and Time’shands not yet […]Read More “& Mother!”
2 Timothy 2:15 “Study to shew yourself approved unto GOD, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing THE WORD of Truth.” THE WORD is Truth! Past confessionsof camouflagedWeakness and Pride…urge Death’s signaturestories be broughtback to Life… …WHEN recited arethings which rekindledead sins. Thenthose troubles againplague our senses. By words weighingas burdens, so […]Read More THE WORD is Truth!
John 10:3 “To HIM the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear HIS voice, and HE calls HIS own sheep by name and leads them out!” The Soundest Expectation! Help for turning down noise and shutting off Thoughts are frequent requests up to GOD being lifted. To silence all noise being heard in the void, for this […]Read More The Soundest Expectation!
Matthew 24:11 “Then many false prophets will rise up and deceive many.” NOT of HIM! Another pretense,a false flag “messiah”…whose wonders and signsare not CHRIST’s. For HE does not come onthe earth in this manner.Thus he who in Israelstands…is a fraud. So Egypt’s magicians(deceiving by demons)…could duplicate justa few works. Moved by devils andspiritual darknessso […]Read More NOT of HIM!
Ephesians 5:8 “For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the LORD. Walk as children of light!” With Uncompromised Comparison! Why the compromisedMost plague the Manyof CHRIST is becauseof comparisons made. Often takingexceptions whenshown their reflections…where HE isn’t seenin their face. Without heart nor withsoul still they fight Selfcontrol in […]Read More With Uncompromised Comparison!
John 8:47a “Whoever belongs to GOD hears the words of GOD…” Exclusively Listening! Stop talking ANDlistening to Self.Yea, refrain frominternal discussions.Entertain further noneof such babblingsand remain as onequietly held. For! Our voice canlead us astray…as both often andothers it sidetracks.Unable to soften theblow of our words,so what’s gotten aresteps — misplaced. Such consequencesthus avoid by […]Read More Exclusively Listening!
Hosea 12:6 “Therefore, return to your GOD, observe kindness and justice, and wait for your GOD continually.” HIS Compass Reminders! With signs of the pastconfronting theseeyes; with sins whichhave passedre-remembered… …no casual thoughtsshould enter ourminds when, byour LORD GOD,we’re corrected. With these reflections,Truth reigniting,relearning lessons…so are we — again. Thus with eachmemory, respond —humbly bent…because […]Read More HIS Compass Reminders!
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 […]Read More Next Stepping!
John 17:17 “Sanctify them by YOUR Truth. YOUR WORD…is Truth!” Simple Truth! Few question if GOD accepted CHRIST’s payment. Yet few believe Grace is sufficient, although Sovereign. So choose you to wholly believe all HE says! As HIServant unquestioningly standing just on HIS WORD, Whitney Devotional: 2 Samuel 7:28 “And now, O LORD GOD, YOU […]Read More Simple Truth!
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 — […]Read More Loosing Control!
2 Corinthians 6:17 “Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the LORD…” Drawn Out! Glory to GOD, ever Highest;Glory to HIM — beyondevery compare!History points to HIS WORDto confirm it, as such…Lift GOD’s glory and praisewith your prayers! Yes! HE is coming as promised,bringing saints whom HE drewhome before us.Reunited […]Read More Drawn Out!
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!