John 1:29 “The next day he saw JESUS coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the LAMB of GOD, WHO takes away the sin of the world! Our Selfless Strength! Which zealot strives tofurther “fall short”;doubling down ontheir spiritual gap? To hurry past Futilewith Injury’s insults?Who chooses sopointless a path? Yet such sin,unconfessed, somerelive, still attemptingto […]
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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 […]
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Romans 14:19 “So then let us pursue what makes for peace and for mutual upbuilding.” Internal Strengthening, External Building! Home but not yetso HIS SPIRIT within…both shelters andkeeps us till then. Hope’s expectationmeets JESUS, as suchwhile we wait for HISwinds of Redemption! So by GOD’s righteousgusts we are carried:by CHRIST’s finishedwork we are housed… …in […]
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Proverbs 8:34 “Blessed are those who listen to ME, watching daily at MY doors, waiting at MY doorway.” The Great Uplifting! The Cross, oh lost soul— searching still, is atLove’s intersection…where bound is Doubt,Confusion and theplans of man’sIntentions. Yes there is where FirstLight was seen whenthese blind eyes HEopened. Oh howdivine are YOURdesigns as signs […]
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Psalms 107:29 “HE stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.” With Storm Chasing Praises! (Happy Thanksgiving!) Giving thanks isdirected specificallyhighest… …to HIM WHO alonesits enthroned in theHeavens. Praising GOD and HISCHRIST is our callingand privilege… …so which delayswarrant our mutesubstitutions? Far too often graveSilence is used toreplace it. …and […]
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1 John 3:2 “Beloved, we are GOD’s children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when HE appears we shall be like HIM, because we shall see HIM as HE is!” Fabric Transitions! When Heaven’s setfocus with Thought’stidal waves floodsone’s brain, then…won’t words flowin tandem? When withoutinterruption, CHRIST’sgaze […]
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Matthew 28:20b “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Swirling Upwards! Every drain swirls by cascading downwards with liquid flows surging; their currents — increasing. In some such is found never stopping nor slowing…whose anchor is missing or worse yet, abandoned. So tug on your line, weary Traveler, […]
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Romans 5:9 “Much more then, being now justified by HIS blood, we SHALL be saved from wrath through HIM.” Before HIS Wrath! See HIS scepter rise;igniting fireswhich shall consumehell’s forces. CHRIST’s power blazingwell past “Amazing!”…so each wicked foeHE’ll destroy! Remember as such,when HIS Justice comes…HIS love will havealready won! Raptured to Heavenas it was written,“So […]
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Colossians 3:2 “Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.” With Set Affections on High! Oh, take us to heavenas we sing earthlysongs! Flood throughus as tears from oureyes fill YOUR hands… …till wholly enrapturedour souls shall be drawn.Thus we pray by YOURlove to be changed. Restored by Compassion;reborn here while […]
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1 Corinthians 13:12a “For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face…” On the Following Night! As kin to the bride, betrothed for almost one year, so Sarah, neared completion of her own bridesmaid’s dress. “It will be beautiful!”, she envisioned happily. For the merchants passing through had brought such a […]
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Revelation 3:19 “Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.” After the Veil! There’s no end like thefatalist dreams of;Leaving this life onlyenters the next. Without “Eat and drinkmerrily; there’s noTomorrow!”, what thenmust each vesselexpect? Know no “afterlife”waits in the shadows…SINCE each soulsimply steps throughThe Veil! One shall meet withthe […]
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1 John 5:4 “For everyone born of GOD overcomes the world. This is the Victory that has overcome the world, even our faith!” “Over and Out” LIGHT! “Out-weathering” storm clouds and all which they hold…where thunderous Lightning and Rain touch our souls… …stand those wide awake and aware in this Season; expecting these skies to […]
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Romans 5:9 “Much more then, having now been justified by HIS blood, we shall be saved from wrath through HIM!” The Red Second Hand! Once unseen warfare has bled through to this present. Now demonic possession is proudly displayed… …from each stage in this life. Yes from every street corner where once was THE NAME […]
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Psalm 39:7 “And now, O LORD, for what do I wait? my hope is in YOU!” Awaiting Hope’s Height! Deepest emotion flows from broken wells. From fragmented cisterns and reservoirs — fractured. Else all is contained in one’s battle-scarred heart with unreleased depths yet unharmed and un-raptured. Therefore — together GOD has allied us; till […]
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Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you!” LIGHT Expectancy! As the Dew covered each new blade of grass, those which sprung up with the Dawn… …so she was reminded of newness in life because of CHRIST. Every morning she’d awaken and rise from […]
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1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORDand HIS strength; Seek HIS face continually!” Digging North! Who would look for answersin a suitcase…for Life’s deepest ofquestions to solve? Running, as such, morethan most and“too much” so onejourneys enough…tobe aimless. So those wanderinghave no CHRISTcompass!By the seat of theirpants, flying still; Going from error to errorwith haste…expediting what […]
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Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine, for your LIGHT has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you!” Running Expectantly! Crawl, walking, running…the sequence of infantsleaves out two more “steps”,if you will. Taken for Grantedthis list is — unquestionedas if airplanes stay…on the ground. So don’t live in a boxbut extend both your wings— […]
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Isaiah 41:10 “Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your GOD. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with MY righteous right hand.’ HIS Righteous Right Hand! Memorial momentsand times ofremembrance helpsouls who reflect togive thanks. Through sorrows for Lossand Absencethey gaze…prayingfor that […]
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Philippians 3:13 “Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead…” To our GOD! Leaving the Lesser! I’ve had to leave my past behind and act like nothing happened while a thousand cheeks I turned because […]
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2 Timothy 4:2 “Preach The WORD!Be ready in season and out of season.Convince, rebuke, exhort, with alllongsuffering and teaching!” The Willing Witness… Of HIS children am Ia most grateful “son”.Of CHRIST’s sheep inHIS pastures…forgiven. With daughters as wellso we seek The LORD…as our SHEPHERD WHOgives us provision! Eternal Life’s SOURCE,our SAVIOUR divine…by WHOSE stripes wegained […]
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Matthew 5:12a “Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven…” The Upsides-Down Funnel! What we see endingis this life’s pretenseat the end of the funnelwhich GOD’s own hands formed. That rapturous instantappears as a sliver;microscopically measuredas if Breath were no more. But! It’s not final norfinished for us!There’s no first nor a […]
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John 7:37 “Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink!” Preaching under Water! Come to the Well, there lower your heart. Soak beneath living water; whilst drinking HIM in. There find The LORD; there drench […]
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John 14:1 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in GOD, believe also in ME!” Love’s Guarantee! If not for HIS calling uniquely — these vessels…then none could share Faith for quite deaf would we be. If not for GOD’s writing; HIS WORD known as Scripture…then none would know Hope. Rather, lifeless we’d seem. […]
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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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Psalms 66:4 “All the earth worships YOU and sings praises toYOU; they sing praises to YOUR NAME! Selah.” Hear Creation’s Cry! Reeling and tossing like storm driven waves, the Earth is convulsing as YHWH draws near. Creation – expectant then watching and waiting, becomes more intense with its movements — pulsating. It’s voices thus echo, […]
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Luke 19:10 “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the Lost.” Investing in Red! Heaven’s currency, invisibly printed, is always exchanged through the heart. Transfers unseen, sovereignly made, are felt then by each soul involved. How rich then the saints; how wealthy CHRIST’s children… whose price (paid in blood) means redeemed […]
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Acts 4:12 “And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Yes, JESUS! The Perfect Positive! CHRIST’s blood needs no marker or naming convention. No label, no name tag nor title — unmentioned. For HE is WHO HE is; […]
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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 […]
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