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)
John 10:16 “And other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring, and they will hear MY voice; and there will be one flock and one SHEPHERD…” At the Sheep Crossing! The peer of unsuspecting souls is sightless Faith — misguiding. GOD’s Way looks often darkened then to pilgrims […]Read More At The Sheep Crossing!
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!
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
Revelation 1:7 “Behold, HE is coming with clouds, and every eye will see HIM, even they who pierced HIM. And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of HIM. Even so, Amen!” Through Swirling Clouds! Oh LORD such surrounding, encircling spirits whose driving compulsion comes solely from hell: these swirl with violence and […]Read More Through Swirling Clouds!
1 John 4:13 “By this we know that we abide in HIM, and HE in us, because HE has given us of HIS SPIRIT !” By HIS Sovereign SPIRIT! What Joy to be known: by name, by my SAVIOUR! What knowledge so blessed is this soul’s to embrace! For what Intercession is of any value […]Read More By HIS Sovereign SPIRIT!
Hosea 4: 6 “MY people perish from a lack of knowledge.” THE Only WAY! Indifference is “sameness” as though one of a dozen; As if “template stamped cookies” which mirror each other. Thus Difference IS contrast: Unique and Uncopied! As such, YHWH’s plans can’t — by darkness — be changed! Now choose ye HIS WORD […]Read More THE Only WAY!
Psalm 89:34 “MY covenant I will not violate, nor will I alter the utterance of MY lips.” Keeping Covenant! Road weary warriors for CHRIST pressing onward through bleary eyes blinking; with hearts beyond — aching… …now steady themselves for their KING WHO is coming! Both you and this vessel! We wait on HIS presence! So […]Read More Keeping Covenant!
Psalms 27:13 “I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living!” (Let Freedom Ring!) Let TRUTH be Told! This tale of Truth compares sides of a coin… by measuring pow’r and endurance. Retelling HIS story, eternally perfect, so are we reminded of WHOSE power reigns. […]Read More
“I have found that there are three stages in every great work of GOD: first, it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done.” – James Hudson TaylorRead More It is Done!
Psalm 34;18 “The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves such as have a contrite spirit!” 2CJC! / Individual Renewals “To see JESUS CHRIST” requires an open heart, open ears and eyes, and an expectancy which draws one to seek HIM with daily zeal. “To see JESUS CHRIST” is an […]Read More Individual Renewals!
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 […]Read More Unwavering Truth!
Revelation 3:14 [ To the Church in Laodicea ] “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: These are the words of the Amen, the FAITHFUL and TRUE witness, the ruler of GOD’s creation.” Faithful and True! Can comfort come through heartache or an empty pen shed ink? Just a pair these questions are […]Read More Faithful and True!
John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly!” Resting’s Repayments! Some steal Rest from the Body as if such was treasure; as though it were gold. They restlessly crave it each hour and thirst for those peaceful to quickly devour. […]Read More Resting’s Repayments!
Colossians 1:13-14 “For HE rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of HIS beloved SON, in WHOM we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins!” Sweet Redemption! The stone — still rolled away — shows our sins are cleansed — now vanished! Calvary‘s cross yet empty stands thus reminding Death […]Read More Sweet Redemption!
Philippians 3:12 “Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because CHRIST JESUS has made me HIS own!” Future Facing Faith! Faith never blows in from the seashore though it does come from trails — wind swept. From invisible paths which GOD often […]Read More Future Facing Faith!
Psalm 147:3 “HE heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Righteous Road Restoration! Street paving efforts seem constant. Everywhere one might look bears a barrelled blockade, As such, new materials piled await to replace what had poorly been paved. By gazing around so I see that the same restorations are needed “en masse”…since countless […]Read More Righteous Road Restoration!
Acts 2:38 “Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the NAME of JESUS CHRIST for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the HOLY SPIRIT!” The Urgent Hour! Their sharpened fangs — long waiting — were unmuzzled then for war. Stabbing Darkness into Light’s triumphant presence, […]Read More The Urgent Hour!
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!
2 Corinthians 4:6 “For GOD, WHO said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” made HIS light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of the glory of GOD in the face of JESUS CHRIST.” Free Will Offerings! Preaching CHRIST is not a sales pitch as some perceive HIS message. It’s […]Read More Free Will Offerings!
Acts 13:52 “And the disciples were continually filled with joy and with the HOLY SPIRIT!” Upping Our Intake! (For More of YOUR SPIRIT!) Longing for more of YOUR SPIRIT, oh LORD; We are craving Outpouring‘s o’erflowing. Expectant beyond what this life has to offer…for Good without Fearful’s foreboding. So rekindle Faith’s flames by YOUR NAME […]Read More Upping Our Intake!
Psalm 56:9 ”Then my enemies will turn back in the day when I call; This I know, that GOD is for me!” Safe and Secured! Even diamonds can be broken. All possess a “breaking point”.No matter what our earthly hedges are, they melt before the LORD. Why possess such substitutions; why then seek those temporal […]Read More Safe and Secured!
James 4:7 “Resist the devil, and he will flee from you!” The Spoken WORD! Held by fiery eyes and a will which exceeded all fear, so the wooden staff stiffened in hand as its base struck the pavement. Fatigued from his flight, yet he’d turned to fight Hell now — face forward! Thus with Zeal’s […]Read More The Spoken WORD!
John 10:2-3 “But The ONE WHO enters by the gate is the Shepherd of the sheep. To HIM the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear HIS voice, and HE calls HIS own sheep BY NAME…and leads them out!” ONE! As the earth began filling with children, their names were unique or at least “rare” inscriptions. But […]Read More ONE!
Psalm 62:11 “Once GOD has spoken; twice have I heard this: that (all) power belongs to GOD, Our Limitless LORD! How do those souls absent of HIS foundation stand strong through the storms… which pour both on the Just and the Unjust with rain? Apart from The Rock, is there one substitution? Independently is there […]Read More Our Limitless LORD!
1 John 3:2 “Beloved, now we are children of GOD, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that when HE appears, we will be like HIM, because we will see HIM just as HE is!” For: Given Grace! When beneath Love’s open hand rebuked, bow surely. To rise above […]Read More For: Given Grace!
Luke 4:4 “And JESUS answered him saying, “It is written that man shall not live by bread alone (or milk), but by every word (the Meat) of GOD!” Instilled with HIS Presence! As uncovered dishes, GOD’s feast sits before us… the sheep of HIS pasture in front of the WORD. Prepared for those who, after […]Read More Instilled with HIS Presence Yes
Proverbs 16:11 “A just balance and scales are the LORD’s; all the weights in the bag are HIS work.” By Majesty’s Measure! None can see their next steps till they reach this day’s battle; none can hear HIS commands if still straying…so distant. Till CHRIST’s campfire is joined, then the soul wanders aimless; unable […]Read More By Majesty’s Measure!
Isaiah 55:8 “For MY thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways MY ways,” declares the LORD.” With Sifting most Sovereign Wanton abuse is most wretched a plague found surrounding material things and their hosts. Flaunting such greed as their choice of disease, so these err as they please without thought. But our needs […]Read More