Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind toone another, tenderhearted,forgiving one another, as GODin CHRIST forgave you.” Self’s Re-assigned Burdens! The failure to forgiveadds weights to our walk.Resentment’s sarcasm“depresses” as well. Proud looks as if “betterthan”, wiser or smarter…expand then that gapbetween Heaven and Hell. So bend the heart fasterthan kneeling — most urgent!Make humble your thoughts;prefer others….not […]Read More Self’s Re-assigned Burdens!
Ephesians 4:15 “Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into HIM WHO is the Head, into CHRIST…” Simply Starting, Pressing Deeply! Simplicity’s wordsboth brief and conciseare valuable toolsfor those learning. HIS message does notbring “baggage”, as such,nor for harsh repetitionwith Pride. So “simple” is best whenbeginning to trainyet […]Read More Simply Starting, Pressing Deeply!
Psalm 32:8 “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with ME eye!” With Learning’s Seal! Looking back at the pastsometimes fades present progress.Yet just looking ahead leads somesouls to forget. Then returned are those lessonsonce learned, now repeated…because “surface level” wasthe deepest they went. And […]Read More With Learning’s Seal!
Titus 2:14 “…WHO gave HIMSELF for us to redeem us from every lawless deed, and to purify for HIMSELF a people for HIS own possession, zealous for good deeds.” (Us also…HIS disciples!) The Surrendered Disciple! So one beginsby pressing into disciplinetheir senses. When held, their jewelmost priceless: Proved!Is CHRIST WHO rules.Then! Victory! With hearts well […]Read More The Surrendered Disciple!
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!
Proverbs 16:3 “Commit your works to the LORD and your plans will be established.” Discarding “Comfort”; Embracing CHRIST! The resistance which CHRISTians apply to their missions is rather confusing. Perplexing — at least. Why choosing a level called “surface” for study of GOD’s holy words is “head scratching” at best. Know this then that HIS […]Read More Discarding “Comfort”; Embracing CHRIST!
Philippians 2:15 “That you may be blameless and innocent, children of GOD without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, amongst whom you shine as lights in the world…” Seed Stretching! Lush green meadows hide their root structures beneath a vast, soil cover. Being fertile and fruitful so grows it’s expanse given […]Read More Seed Stretching!
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
1 Peter 1:13 “Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of JESUS CHRIST!” Birthing Preparations! HIS nail scarred hands, the empty tomb. Birthed HE for us new life which we soon shall embrace! These proving grounds, a […]Read More Birthing Preparations!
Matthew 5:39 “But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.” Cheek Turning Charity “Taking offense” from others is truly a most charitable act at its core. In contrast, “giving offense” is then its mirrored opposite, even rotten to […]Read More Cheek Turning Charity
Zephaniah 3:17 “The LORD your GOD is in your midst, a victorious warrior. HE will exult over you with joy, HE will be quiet in HIS love, HE will rejoice over you with shouts of joy!” With Both Hands and Whole Heart! The “Forsaking all others!” command filters Dross… the extras, the demons, those little […]Read More With Both Hands and Whole Heart!
Romans 5:10 “For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to GOD by the death of HIS SON, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by HIS life.” “Am I,” the sinner… A statement — unquestioned reminds what is known though it goes without mention. Thus! “I AM”, the VICTOR […]Read More “Am I”, the Sinner…
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!
Isaiah 45:22 “Turn to ME and be saved, all the ends of the earth; For I AM GOD, and there is no other.” The Turning T’wards! Who loathes their love for any sin which turns their heart away? Who hates the harm it causes to the point they cling to Grace? Only those so broken […]Read More The Turning T’wards!
Psalms 9:1-2 “I will give thanks to the LORD with all my heart, I will recount all YOUR wonders. I will be glad and rejoice in YOU; I will sing praise to YOUR NAME, O Most HIGH!” Faith — Forward! With lifted trumpets and marching drums, with psalms of praise and songs resung,so come we, […]Read More Faith — Forward!
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!
2 Peter 1:1 “Simon Peter, a bondservant and apostle of JESUS CHRIST, to those who have received like precious faith with us by the righteousness of our GOD and Savior JESUS CHRIST:” Of Like Faith! Memory’s stains, within sinners, are often refreshed by Belief’s weakest side where Self’s doubtsare unleashed… …where Deceit’s errant darknessattempts to […]Read More Of Like Faith!
1 Corinthians 12:18 “But now [as things really are], GOD has placed and arranged the parts in the Body, each one of them, just as HE willed and saw FIT [with the best balance of function].” Fit In! When seeds grow togetherSide by side — entwined closelytheir sprouts will unite— becoming one stock. But when […]Read More “Fit In!”
Hosea 10:12 “Sow righteousness for yourselves, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the LORD, until HE comes and showers HIS righteousness on you!” Dew Driven JESUS, JESUS! Relenting of sin… are we found in tandem. To HIM, lifting praise! Repenting through Grace which […]Read More Dew Driven!
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!
Proverbs 3:7-8 “Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones!” Bend the Knee! Please heal each “healthy” soul, oh LORD, whose hearts betray no sickness! Whose sights are plagued with earthly wealth whilst they conceal Ill’s symptoms! […]Read More Bend the Knee!
Matthew 24:46 “Blessed is that servant whom his master, when he comes, will find so doing!” Just CHRIST! So much of my steadfast belief comes by Faith. Coupling verses and prayer, so stand I in CHRIST. Not as one with all knowledge and answers for all…but as someone decidedly fixed upon GOD. As tomorrow’s injustice […]Read More Just CHRIST!
Revelation 19:1 “After this I heard what sounded like a large crowd of people in heaven. The people were saying, “Hallelujah! Victory, glory, and power belong to our GOD! Shout to The LORD! Sing of HIS praises; Yes!Lift up HIS NAME!Pour out of your soul,even empty your heart! Share the heights of suchworship — with […]Read More Shout to The LORD!
Matthew 10:38 “And whoever does not take their cross and follow ME is not worthy of ME.” The Whole of CHRIST! Meet me where the Crossonce stood upon Golgotha:the rock which bore HIS spotlessblood and all our weight of sin. Hanging there within our place,HE was a nailed note.HIS story rings aloud each hour!JESUS died […]Read More The Whole of CHRIST!
Within the flowing fields of Terra…Endless stretching – ranged HIS steeds.Before ordained to take HIS message to the masses.Thus mare and stallion, young and old,with every breed known and untoldcomprised HIS stable which at present…filled these grasses. All appeared as vibrant trottersGrouped together as one bodyWith every heart empowered to carry out HIS missionThus gazing […]Read More The Master’s Stable!
Proverbs 10:25 “When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever!” Depending on WHO you stand! Miracles are often found more prevalent at the “front” than the “back” of the Battle! Pressing closely then into HIS presence each day, so behold we HIS movements…all the more visibly! As […]Read More Depending on WHO you stand!
Matthew 28:19a “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations…” HIS Footprints Fill! There but for the grace of GOD go I! ‘Cross shadowed plain and valley deep, so in HIS steps go mine. Through passage rough, to mountain high, thus on such paths ahead go I. And “Why?” your question follows me as if […]Read More HIS Footprints Fill!
Psalm 139:14 “I praise YOU, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are YOUR works; my soul knows it very well!” With Perfect Delivery! Why does the very image of GOD appear to “them which are perishing”…as “less than”, unattractive and incomplete? Both small and great and rich and poor seemingly seek enhancements or […]Read More With Perfect Delivery!