Colossians 3:12 “Put on then, as GOD’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience…” With GOD’s own Gaze! Who overlooks their sinsyet analyzes others; unforgiving ofwhat CHRIST already has? Who stares with weights and measuresat their sisters and their brothers…and with every dawn begins suchwork — again? In truth, we […]Read More With GOD’s own Gaze!
James 5:8 “You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the LORD is at hand.” The “No Return!” Line With the last breath of physical Life in our lungs, so our very next inhale is titled — Eternal. Regardless of thought; with far less than a choice…will each soul cross to where […]Read More The “No Return!” Line
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 […]Read More Through Cloud-bound Impressions!
John 7:38 “He who believes in ME, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” Kneeling in The Water! In HIS words which matter, GOD constantly bathes us; Yea, under Life’s fountain of verses o’erflowing… …so found there our souls; over- come yet not drowning for CHRIST’s living water […]Read More Kneeling in The Water!
Ephesians 6:18 “With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the SPIRIT, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints…” HIS “Choice” Vessels! A soulful petition from one amongst many with countless, in tandem, their prayers — uplifting. Yet this heart’s expression exceeded […]Read More HIS “Choice” Vessels!
Proverbs 10:12 “Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.” Haste without Hate! As rubber bands stretching in Noon-Day’s extremes where Hate’s heat melts Love’s kindness, disfiguring hearts… …this dream of mine surges; Still! Onward — extending — expectant through all…as HE purposed us be! So though Life’s compassion seems waning — devolving; […]Read More Haste without Hate!
1 Peter 2:16 “Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of GOD.” Freely Bound! Holding fast onto CHRIST makes one loosed from this world. In HIS chains we find freedom as children of GOD. In the bonds of HIS service, our hearts […]Read More Freely Bound!
Proverbs 21:2 “Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the heart.” Taking me to HIS Heart! Chosen to stand in the Gap then — for others; especially those whom the LORD chose — by heart. No, not by hand nor by Self’s own intention; Instead just those […]Read More Taking me to HIS Heart!
Luke 21:28 “ Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near!” THE Sign for Some! As the signs of HIS comingmerge with speed into oneand the great divide growseven greater; …then am I assured thatour SAVIOUR approacheswith rapture eternal…yetonly for some. Yes! The LORD […]Read More THE Sign for Some!
2 Samuel 7:28 “Now, O LORD GOD, YOU are GOD, and YOUR words are truth, and YOU have promised this good thing to YOUR servant.” Unquestionably Then! Why have Answers — so vague — met with Questions — direct? Why is Truth now cast down and replaced by Deceit? Where has Justice been banished and […]Read More Unquestionably Then!
Matthew 11:28 “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” On Freedom’s Wings! Forgiveness begins by extending HIS pardon to Self’s own reflection. For without that debt paid, then one can’t mrror CHRIST WHOSE redemption forgave even me. So we each must start inward redeeming the […]Read More On Freedom’s Wings!
Judges 10:16 “So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the LORD.. And HIS soul could no longer endure the misery of Israel.” WHOSE Soul! None other can purchase redemption for no one is righteous — not one. Besides! CHRIST our SAVIOUR and SHEPHERD we know because HE changed our hearts […]Read More WHOSE Soul!
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 […]Read More By HIS Breath Indwelling
Deuteronomy 31:6 “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your GOD WHO goes with you. HE will not leave you or forsake you.” Endlessly Present, Eternally Secure! Rejoice with the LORD WHOSE presence is here. From eternity past through the Future, HE is. As […]Read More
Romans 10:17 “So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of CHRIST.” Upcoming Attractions! Yes LORD! I confess LORD…Pride’s cords are self centric. Yes LORD, I digress LORD…steps t’wards THEE have strayed. Yet LORD, my soul, LORD…yearns for YOU — most zealous.Thus “No!” must I say, LORD…to those — never called! Although my […]Read More Upcoming Attractions!
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 […]Read More Lamp Lighting Lemmimg Leaders!
Isaiah 40:3 “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the LORD; Make straight in the desert a highway for our GOD!” The Wilderness “In Town” Calling out with a voice in “the wilderness” — local, so those with attentions aligned within CHRIST do. Both outside and above so they shout […]Read More The Wilderness “In Town”
The Cross got its seasonal light bulb change! Thanks to Hannah, Belle, Hudson and Lakin for making the Cross stand out at night!Read More Lighting The Way!
Psalm 73:28 “But as for me, the nearness of GOD is my good…” I have made the LORD GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all YOUR works! Closer than Yesterday! Let YOUR NAME consume what remains of Self Till “Hid with CHRIST” — between crimson letters. Consume me then with YOUR sovereign truth […]Read More Closer than Yesterday!
Deuteronomy 31:8 “And the LORD, HE is the ONE WHO goes before you. HE will be with you, HE will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed!” For the LORD goes before you! The worst hero is onewho isn’t equipped.Unprepared for the battle,retreat these with Doubt. Then imagine they lightcast […]Read More For the LORD goes before you!
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. […]Read More The Only Reflection!
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 […]Read More The WHEN Exchange!
Psalm 18:30 “This GOD — HIS way is perfect; the WORD of the LORD proves true; HE is a shield for all those who take refuge in HIM.” GOD’s Woven Ways! Through hundreds of cultures and thousands of years comes the threads which unite — bearing History’s blanket. As an accurate timeline with colored cross-stitching, […]Read More GOD’s Woven Ways!
2 Corinthians 10:17 “But, “Let the one who boasts boast in the LORD.” The Pride of CHRIST! Pride is a coin double sided, two – faced. With Self esteem, it looks up yet with Greed it looks down. When humbled, it blesses; When not, it’s greed filled. When Godly, it’s gracious but unchecked, it’s loveless. […]Read More The Pride of CHRIST!
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. […]Read More HIS Way Makers!
Psalm 27:4 “One thing I have asked from the LORD, that I shall seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life; to behold the beauty of the LORD and to meditate in His temple.” With HIS Feathers Unfurled! The unfurled fan of kaleidoscope colors fills each […]Read More With HIS Feathers Unfurled!
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!
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 […]Read More Those Souls!
Psalm 63:8 “My soul clings to YOU; YOUR right hand upholds me.” A Psalmist’s Prayer LORD, May these fingers inscribe that which comes from YOUR heart — every line. May those reading partake of one page or one poem at least…while there’s Time. And within that devotion, may one verse be held in their hearts […]Read More A Psalmist’s Prayer
2 Timothy 1:7 “For GOD has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” With Fear’s Enemy & Doubt’s Foe! The spirit of this world rages against both vessels of clay. Yet men and women alike sometimes hold it captive within…as though a captor enjoying […]Read More With Fear’s Enemy & Doubt’s Foe!