Colossians 4:6 “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” “Painting” with Grace! Restaining attempts have two flaws where someone feels their new sins must be given more crimson. As if a fresh coat of paint does the trick! But CHRIST’s finished […]
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1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on HIM because HE cares for you.” — Hallelujah! Callbacks to CHRIST! When godless goals and worthless desires meet hopelessly broken results… When selfish paths paved over others are chosen and faith in the LORD has great gaps… Then know that HE’s drawing your walk to HIM — […]
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Revelation 22:13 “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.” Following Alpha! Love the LORD,Creations maker…Choose Compassion’s spark! Serve the LORDWHO never wavers…nor forsakes our hearts. Bless the LORD,our holy SAVIOUR…Praise to HIM impart! Thank the LORD, what Grace unmeasured…for these souls of ours! As HIServant […]
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Romans 5:1 “Therefore being justified by faith, we have Peace with GOD through our LORD JESUS CHRIST…” GODly Gift Giving! Resting Grace with active Mercy are gifts of GOD. Arresting Pride and Envy both are gifts to ourselves. Embrace then Peace and Truth’s CREATOR till gain we from HIS strength. Looking up to Hope’s tomorrow, […]
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Psalm 113:2 “Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and forever!” With Endless Gratitude! While Unequal Gratitude some might choose to give… it must not be for praising HIM; WHO’s due our souls’ Thanksgiving! Instead it then be Flesh with sins — embellished… … whose thoughts exalt themselves to turn the […]
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2 Peter 3:18 “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our LORD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. To HIM be the glory both now and forever. Amen!” With Soul Comparison! Comparing sin is a relative task.By each of its hosts, observationsare made. Sadly, “better than you” is the default assessment which thoughtlessly — some apply […]
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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 […]
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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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Psalm 118:8 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” HIS Yes and Amen! Have you ever grasped tightlythe wind with your hands?Has your heart held a thought which no other soul can? Since negative answers wegive for both queries…Since scars “speak” aheadof our voices — in theory… …then […]
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Psalm 95:1 “Oh come, let us sing to the LORD; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!” Born to Climb! Love’s Living Hopeonce breathed like us;CHRIST JESUSWHOSE example lives! What Joy divineGOD’s blessed lovewould call us “HISforgiven!” So worship in theSAVIOUR’s hands;reflecting HIM bylifting yours! Giving thanks withevery exhale,may we […]
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Ezekiel 34:16a “I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak…” Called Out! Leaves who live life to its fullest are greatest at work once they fall to the ground. Not “decaying” but feeding the soil with self so […]
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Matthew 4:4 “But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of GOD.’” Through The Bible! When first reading scripture, just after conversion…the pages were daunting. The big picture only was all we could capture…on top of YOUR mountain. But as the […]
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Ephesians 2:18 “…for through HIM we both have our access in one SPIRIT to the FATHER.” A Firm FoundationalAccess Reminder! The cost of access(since nothing’s free)is often lost on those“misguided”… …whose hearts forgotLife’s “price is paid”,where sacrifice camenot from them. On “all else built”could nothing stand ifGOD’s foundation hadnot been laid. Boast then — just […]
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Psalm 33:8 “Let all the earth fear the LORD; let all the inhabitants of the world stand in awe of HIM!” Grafted-In Threading! Heaven’s Fabric’scomplete; evenseparate in sections…still connected inSPIRIT all over theearth. So that at HIS returnevery thread shall begathered whom HEsewed by hand forthe hour of Retrieval! Then those strandsremaining with Terror— unraveling […]
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Ezekiel 36:26 “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will remove your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh!” Rock Garden Reviews! A manicured gardenof flowers withkaleidoscope petals…is always a visual Joyto behold. GOD’s sun lights theirfaces each morningand they drink fromHIS raindrops. Howperfectly […]
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Acts 10:37 “Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that GOD does not show favoritism.” Loving at all Levels! The enemy of Better is the Good. Just below it, it rests with Complacency’s pillows. The foe of the Best then is Better. It too resides “less than” the one just […]
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Proverbs 16:5 “The LORD detests all the proud of heart. Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished!” Erasing Error-gance! Zeal isn’t Arrogancebut rather Steadfastness;HIS indwelt compelling whichleads us much higher.Thus error-bent mindsetsheed rather…Distractions. But the Contrite and Brokenshall shirk every oneand appear to those whole…as souls not fitting in.But GOD’s plans alone arethose […]
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Ephesians 1:7 “In HIM we have redemption through HIS blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of HIS grace!” Victoriously Shed! Diluting paint meansits coverage —diminished withEffectivenesslessened, undoneand unfinished. Would you then mixred ink into CHRIST’sperfect blood…as if it cleansed thesame as HIS crimsonstained love?! Shout “NO!” everyTime and with Zealrepresent…JESUSCHRIST WHO bledVictory […]
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Hebrews 12:29 “For our GOD is a consuming fire!” With Flames of Faith! Loving like CHRISTequates to “Hate Sin!”There is NO middleground in between. All else, as such,detracts from GOD’struths…by WHOSE firethose lukewarm —consumed! Separate then yourSelf from Darknessas CHRIST’s spiritualflame-throwing torch! As HIServants sent to set the world on fire, propelled by HIS love, […]
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1 Peter 1:18 “Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile waysinherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold…” Endlessly Credited! Buy gold without silverand goods withoutcredit. Invest everycell in your soul withour GOD! Through the faminesand drought, keepplanting — mostfaithful. Yea, trustevery harvest stillpending…to CHRIST. For the MASTER iscoming […]
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1 John 1:8 “If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.” Without Footprints of Pretense! No concept of right canbe held by those left;those absent of scarswhich the LORD aloneheals. Though parrotinglanguage CHRISTspoke as if theirs;…though acting as ifin their steps JESUSwalked. Those who take everywound […]
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Proverbs 4:23 “Watch over your heart with all diligence, for from it flow the springs of life.” DNR! Dead skin cells, dry patches, “flakes” floating down slowly;the “end results” are of sins’ past animations. Thus meaning, such evils no longer breathe daily. As dry bones without marrow from CHRIST, so they lay. Still the Flesh, […]
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Ephesians 6:10 “Finally, be strong in the LORD and in the strength of HIS might!” Mountain Climbing, ROCK Standing Preaching by exampleand living by Faith;Interchangeable partsof this whole known asLife. The walk of each CHRISTianis made up of stepswhether echoing HISor found off course —straying. But to mirror HIS ways,both preaching andliving is done by […]
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Psalm 28:6 “Blessed be the LORD! For HE has heard the voice of my pleas for mercy!” Title Transformations! (A poem short story of Redemption!) “One must accept their sins be covered by CHRIST so its wages of Death are not to them — applied.” So read she the card which some passerby gave her…then […]
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Psalm 103:10 “HE does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay us according to our iniquities!” Our Unmerited Key! Since each is a sinner with stainsWith “rap sheets” foundadded to — dailyso the thoughts of one’sfreedom escapes us…because those intentions of Self— we know best. Why then would the LORD diefor me…WHO […]
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Hebrews 13:16 “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to GOD.” Heaven’s Handoffs! Passing scripture to saints from one heart to another doesn’t mean that the end point is reached. The number of audience members then isn’t constrained by the range of how far we […]
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Isaiah 58:10: “If you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the darkness and your gloom be as the noonday.” With The GARDENER’s Heart! What’s a three petaled rose or a daisy with four? Two options in view which some deem — incomplete. […]
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Hebrews 4:10 “For he who has entered HIS rest has himself also ceased from his works as GOD did from HIS.” Self’s Stoppage! Being worthy of Death and having earned Judgement…with even the slightest of sins… though uncounted our faults and unmeasured the guilt still we spotlessly stand in HIS Crimson! Give thee place for […]
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Galatians 5:1 “For freedom CHRIST has set us free; stand firm therefore, and DO NOT submit again to a yoke of slavery!” (The Law) Bound versus Boundless! Traditional prayer bound with Action’s routine often breeds false religion. With bulletin time tables processing souls, so no move of the SPIRIT “gets in”. Prayer’s rituals then reject […]
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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 […]
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