Colossians 4:2 “Continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving!” Our CONDUCTOR’s Cry! (“The Battle IS won!) When the echo returning comes not from our voices… nor are the words shared what we’d say as word choices; Then heard is Heav’ns Fabric! Yes calling upon HIM… as we stand in the gap so […]Read More Our CONDUCTOR’s Cry! (“The Battle IS won!)
2 Corinthians 6:17 “Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the LORD…” Drawn Out! Glory to GOD, ever Highest;Glory to HIM — beyondevery compare!History points to HIS WORDto confirm it, as such…Lift GOD’s glory and praisewith your prayers! Yes! HE is coming as promised,bringing saints whom HE drewhome before us.Reunited […]Read More Drawn Out!
Psalm 107:43 “Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the LORD.” Choice Wisdom! Wisdom gotten versusgained could meanthrough study orthrough pains. One carries foresightwhile the other —fools embrace. Seeking Understandingthen comes best fromGOD instead of men. Yet! Often Flesh picksSelf again…to follow. BUT GOD WHOSEwisdom formed ussaved our […]Read More Choice Wisdom!
Acts 22:15 “You will be HIS witness to all men of what you have seen and heard.” Legacy-leaving Levels! Leaves disconnectedresemble faint echoswhere Life flourishedonce yet now appearfaded. Without vibrant stems,so its greens becomegray. Decay quicklycomes to transformwhat seems waste. It’s GOD’s given truthsince each liferecycled will birth thenext seedling! Thusblessed are thesecircles. Refresh your […]Read More Legacy-leaving Levels!
Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled!” Better than Coffee! Since the hunger of our lives cannot be satisfied by Self, it stands to reason that our only SOURCE is JESUS. Communion, though a wafer with a thimble full of liquid… is the grandest feast […]Read More Better than Coffee!
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 […]Read More HIS Yes and Amen!
Ecclesiastes 3:11 “HE has made everything beautiful in its time. Also HE has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that GOD does from beginning to end.” Won Well Before! In Timelessness past,before Life had begun;the race went to theStrong for the battlewas won. Each turn, every twist,and […]Read More Won Well Before!
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 […]Read More Born to Climb!
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 […]Read More Through The Bible!
Hebrews 6:1a “Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of CHRIST and go on to maturity…” Root Commands!! When two letters of unbelief are subtracted, and three are added, it then makes a huge difference in its definition. Replacing “un” with “dis” takes simple ignorance of something and turns it into intentional rejection. Our root […]Read More Root Commands!
Luke 19:10 “…for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.” Priority: One! Place no faith in numbers whichmanipulate flesh…whether likings or lovings nor all of the rest. For such tests are to try us, to spurnus to action which often conflicts with GOD’s purpose. For the one […]Read More Priority: One!
James 4:8a “Draw near to GOD, and HE will draw near to you…” “Getting Lost”…in The LORD! Being found withCHRIST is “Lost well”in HIM…where deepestHIS Love neither endsnor begins. Since HE is eternal, sowe are secured…endlessly yearningand serving —relentless. By GOD’s compelling,“get lost” even furthestfrom all that HE’s not…to be closest to HIM! As HIServant […]Read More “Getting Lost”…in The LORD!
Song of Solomon 2:1 “I AM the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys!” Grand, Glorious! Have you paused to take notice of clear flower vases…when colorless, lifeless and empty they rest? When as vessels, inactive, transparently standing, they wait in Life’s background — expectantly blessed. For CHRIST’s purpose indwelling will fill them […]Read More Grand, Glorious!
Colossians 1:17 “HE is before all things, and in HIM all things hold together.” Starting With! Who can outlast then the timespan set by the LORD for one’s life? What force is greater than JESUS CHRIST’s so that HIS will — will fail? “No one and nothing” because…HE reigns above and below — all! So! […]Read More Starting With!
Psalm 19:11 “Moreover, by them YOUR servant is warned; in keeping them there is great reward.” The Warning Track! Understepping Sin’s boundaries means avoiding “The Line” which separates evil and good. Yes! GOD’s “set demarcation”, eternal and sovereign, which HE meant our souls to flee from! Ne’er intended for “walking” nor drawing the closest; yet […]Read More The Warning Track!
Titus 2:13 “Waiting for our blessed hope, the appearing of the glory of our great GOD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST…” With Perpetual Motion! So many are asking,“Just when will HEcome for me? “ And HIS WORD replies,“Just when will you runTO ME? “ By engaging so manydistractions, the eyesof the heart then turnfrom pursuit. By […]Read More With Perpetual Motion!
Luke 1:53 “HE has filled the hungry with good things; and the rich HE has sent away empty.” The Most of These! When JESUS reignedis questioned byBelieving-Lesshearts which are blind. Vision-Less soulsbound by Contempt,Still sightlesslyspeak offenses. Knowledge-Less thenwith Disbelief,still argue they…“GOD rules nothing!” Yet Arrogance can’tovercome the Truthof HIS WORD,CHRIST the SON! So be found […]Read More The Most of These!
Psalm 139:13 “For YOU formed my inward parts; YOU knitted me together in my mother’s womb.” Designed by HAND! Here confessed my sins to YOU WHOSE NAME has bled into…this soul of minewhere man’s designsstill crucify The TRUTH! HE’s The WAY as well as LIFE;yea, our SAVIOUR, JESUS CHRIST!WHO saves the soulswho give control to […]Read More Designed by HAND!
Philippians 1:6 “Being confident of this very thing, that HE WHO has begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of JESUS CHRIST…” In Mid Sentence! Before the ink dries,In advance of its setting;Ere the song is completed,HE still moves. Stopped in mid Sentenceincompletely remainingeven paused in HIS footprints,yet! HE moves! […]Read More In Mid Sentence!
2 Timothy 1:6a “For this reason I encourage you to fan into flame the gift of GOD…” With Encouraging Words of Fire! Grayish icicles hanging fromLife’s damaged gutterslike tinsel long faded,worn dark by the ages;so also seemed Hope’s best appearance… to flutter. Hearing audibly frozenresponses to heartache,still each victim — dismayedclung much greater to Grace…for […]Read More With Encouraging Words of Fire!
Psalm 34:4 “I sought the LORD, and HE answered me; HE delivered mefrom all my fears.” HIS Presence Answers! Present prayer asks forYOUR SPIRIT’srestocking;refilling our vesselsbefore the Dawn breaks. Present prayer insiststhat our knees be bent low…prostrate for HIS SPIRIT’srestoring of oil. As such, present prayeris doubtlessly answeredeach morning when sunrisefinds us…in YOUR WORD! As […]Read More HIS Presence Answers!
Proverbs 11:25 “The generous soul will be made rich, and he who waters will also be watered himself.” The GARDENER’s Produce! With Morning’s Dawn weset aside these fruits ofSelf — as compost… …since they rarely lastfor good just as theywould when in the SPIRIT. HIS fruits then flow fromgiftings found outpouredupon GOD’s children… while the […]Read More The GARDENER’s Produce!
Zechariah 3:4 “HE spoke and said to those who were standing before him, saying, “Remove the filthy garments from him.” Again HE said to him, “See, I have taken your iniquity away from you and will clothe you with rich robes!” THE Swap Meet! Would you exchangethese earthly ragswhich you have soiled and sown…for those […]Read More THE Swap Meet!
Psalm 119:133 “Direct my steps by YOUR WORD, and let no iniquity have dominion over me.” Unto Many Abounding! Honest Joy in the LORDcreates strength;HIS compassionateheart fuels our service. Orchestrating our livesthrough HIS mostrighteous steps, sothe power we need comesfrom resting… within them. Our happiness then isdependenton discerning thosethings which breedFalsehood! With such filters in […]Read More Unto Many Abounding!
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. […]Read More With The GARDENER’s Heart!
John 15:5 “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in ME, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without ME you can do nothing!” Protecting your Limbs! Those spirituallyshortened;by Self — amputees…disengage with HISSPIRIT and fall there —asleep. “Sleep walking” through battlesso they are at risk…of relinquishing footingand losing their […]Read More Protecting your Limbs!
Ephesians 5:1 “Therefore be imitators of GOD, as beloved children.” Universal and Eternal! So many languages escape us! Both their motives and intentions……are often lost within translation. Vaguely then, one’s heart is felt. How very shallow — Understanding which is limited profusely…unless we speak in “Common’s tongue”. Save this then…Confusion reigns. But within HIS HOLY […]Read More Universal and Eternal!
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!