1 Samuel 12:24 “Only fear the LORD and serve HIM faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things HE has done for you.” “Regardless!” Service These bodies which house our souls are fatigued by bumps and bruises. Some have breaks yet also blessings for our rest in YOUR embrace! For! YOU devour every […]
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James 1:22 “But be doers of The WORD, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” Living Context! Our lives lack larger context IF — for us — we take each breath. Yea, since all that is seen cannot be all one needs; so Escape can’t be met through one’s death. And! Context lacks in life WHEN […]
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Psalm 91:11 “For HE will command HIS angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.” By Hand, with Heart! What if the wings of your guardian angel enveloped the vessel which carried your soul? Where walking in view beside you, so they spoke of each rescue GOD planned through their hands…as HE chose! […]
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Psalm 32:8 “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with MY eye upon you.” Following HIS Heart! “Affectionate worship” versus “loving to worry” are much different passions. One is freely released whilst the other brings increase to bondage. Both are displayed and can also inspire; […]
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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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John 1:7 “The same (John) came for a witness, to bear witness of The Light, that all men through HIM might believe.” Living Answers! Who’s meant to cling above to GOD with purposed love; by HIS intent? Who’s been designed to soar — unchained as those HE saved — to wholly live? Then surely drawn […]
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Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied!” Next Stepping! Crawling, then walking;running, then soaring:sequential and linearpoints. Shown without shortcutor skipping a “step”…sofollows our spiritual growth. For thus HE designedour souls to progress…if just by that “step”every day. So! Forward movement,with eyes set onCHRIST; is the onlyacceptable […]
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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 […]
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Ephesians 4:32 “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as GOD in CHRIST forgave you.” Sacrificially Fueled! May selfish Ambitionwith Unforgivenessbe daily extinguishedtill absent of flames. May all worldly fuelswhich propel thisflawed pairing thenquickly expire beforeevery Dawn! Then comesSurrender and Forfeitreplacing those twodarkened forces thatPride always feeds. Most assuredly then!Both Relief andRelease shall […]
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Proverbs 27:2 “Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.” Me < Second Fiddle! Without standing here“indignant”, brashlyclaiming “unstained!”status; As the farthest onesfrom perfect; still wehave THE NAMEwhich matters! But what blessing willthat give us if CHRIST’splace we try to take? Where we give ourname the […]
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Matthew 11:30 “For MY yoke is easy and MY burden is light.” HIS Worthy Weight! Worthy weights are GOD’sappointments; the world’spressures… overcoming. So stay the courseas HE intended, whereprovided are HIS treasures. Thus enter and remainbefore our KING WHOSEsovereign purpose… …contradicts all other ways!So “bear” HIS burden andgain blessings! As HIServants appointed and drawn for […]
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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.” In Other Works… Hallelujah, Heaven’sLamb…SON of GODand GOD of man.So with lifted voice wechoose this day topraise YOUR NAME. Hallelujah, Glory’sKING; LORD of all…and everything.Here outpoured ourgifts and talents arebefore YOUR NAME. Seen then […]
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1 John 2:6 “Whoever says he abides in HIM ought to walk in the same way in which HE walked.” With HIS View from Above! At Life’s intersections,people linger and goforward daily. Or! Turn they aside to theleft or the right.But! They never gobackwards whilefocused on JESUS. As such, at theseCrossroads, sightsmissed while we’removing then […]
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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!” Stone Soup Prayers! The beginning of stone soup begins with…the stone. Then the heart of another brings something to add. With carrots, corn, […]
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Psalm 82:4 “Rescue the weak and needy; Deliver them out of the hand of the wicked!” “…And then some!” None need to wearsinful burdens ofwhich they’verepented and turnedaway from. None must bearweights from whichthey relented sinceCHRIST bottles theirtears…and then some! So no matter Fault-Finders’ — reminding,CHRIST alone holdsthe last word ofJustice. “For all those whohave […]
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Romans 8:1 “There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in CHRIST JESUS!” “t“ ID’d! Cross ID’d,CHRIST’s! Whobleed sacrificing…in HIS NAME. Adamant;walking thenin HIS footprintsand! HIS NAME! Holy markedsouls with stripestaken in stride…by THE NAME! Calvary —Crimson’s treethen bids me live…for HIS NAME! As HIServants we are called by HIS NAME, cleansed by […]
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Hebrews 13:16 “And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices GOD is pleased.” “Pleasing” People! “Please!” intercedes for those struggling. Accompanying Prayer, so its words are most urgent. No thanks then is given to Flesh because GOD provides answersthrough Sovereignty’s filter. Then, with Zeal, cling to HIM […]
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Hebrews 13:16 “But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices GOD is well pleased.” Serving your Time! A service with perfectlyparalleled lines,“starts” and “stops” looking like seamless, manicured signsthen suggest it’s a business conformed to mankind….as an organization GOD-less. For how shall HIS SPIRITjust “stop on a dime”…when HIS […]
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Ephesians 6:18 “Praying at all times in the SPIRIT, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints…” Interceding Servants! One must trust in the LORD with all of their heart. Relentlessly, endlessly seeking… For the GOD of Creation wants none shrinking back, thus draws […]
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1 Corinthians 6:19 “Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the HOLY SPIRIT WHO is in you, WHOM you have from GOD, and you are not your own?!” In the Role of: HIS OWN! We are our own accusers doubling also as rulers who critically measure. As judge, jury and […]
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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 […]
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1 Chronicles 16:11 “Seek the LORD and HIS strength; seek HIS presence continually!” Up Interceding! Praying Belieffor greater, not lesseraligns someone’s feetwith HIS steps. Absent of such,without Interventioncomes faithless, one’swalk, on their own. Call then on HIMconfessions outpoured;To be wholly filledwith Faith’s heights. In order that, thatplace you once stoodis now where your heartcries for […]
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Ezekiel 4:8 “And surely I will restrain you so that you cannot turn from one side to another till you have ended the days of your siege.” Sovereign Assignments,Purposeful Chains! Broken intently byGOD for HIS work,constrained by Health’schains which arebreaking…so found then was Selfwith just enoughmovement to write onthis paper Instructions…for taking. So this stencil […]
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Psalm 51:12 “Restore to me the joy of YOUR salvation, and uphold me by YOUR generous SPIRIT.” Doubly Filled Within! So this is our story:“Cleansed is my wrong!”In order that purposefulworks HE designed… …would bring with our actionsthe greatest of songs.Hear now Thanksgiving’sheights from obedient lives! What extremes then of Joywhen Faith blends with movement; […]
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John 17:4 “I glorified YOU on the earth, having accomplished the work which YOU have given ME to do.” work transitions! Beholding HIS face while holding HIS hand will happen at Rapture’s first instant. Therefore! This pause in between HIS set hour and now is our life — full of Purpose and worship. So the […]
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Isaiah 40:29 “HE gives strength to the weary, and to him who lacks might HE increases power!” Powerfully Extended! Constant in VictoryRelentless in LoveOvercoming, ourGOD is eternal. For us — in battles;within us — throughstruggles, unstoppablyKING, our REDEEMER. So rally your heart;and encourage theweak till HIS strengthoverwhelms you…and them! Amen and amen! Devotional: Psalm 10:17 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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Psalm 116:16 “O LORD, I am your servant; I am your servant, the son of your maidservant. YOU have loosed my bonds!” With Broken Link Rejoicing! Who’s confessed unnumbered sinsand sincerely shown Repentance…who remains with spirit crushed asone forsaken? Who’s bent their knees and heartstogether as a regular display…whose darkness stayed with themalthough they said […]
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Ephesians 3:14 “For this reason I bow my knees before the FATHER…” Kneeling in Motion! Resigning to CHRIST as your LORD in this life makes the greatest of gains. For only HE saves, having conquered the grave. Consequently, Fear died. What glorious advancement in steps one takes backwards…no more questioning GOD. No more contrary thoughts […]
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