Psalm 121:8 “The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore!” Waiting Up! Quietly sitting before the fire, the older woman slowly picked up an aged, cast iron poker and proceeded to stoke the coals nearly asleep before her. Sparks, startled by the sudden movement, then quickly rose up. As an […]Read More Waiting Up!
James 1:19 “My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger…” “Less Than!” Learning Know our prayerconnection with HIMWHO is sovereignstands — priceless. It’s a link we must dailymaintain at all costs. Since conversationsfound one-sidedbreed Silence… so Listening requiresour hearts to stopthinking. Then reading insteadwithout skimming […]Read More “Less Than!” Learning
1 Peter 5:5b “and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Broken Progress! There’s a point where Progression — doesn’t. It’s an intersection called “Complete Brokenness.” But once having passed through it, Forward Movement begins again. Spiritually then, our […]Read More Broken Progress!
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!)
1 Corinthians 15:49 “And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly!” Closing our Gap! In Glory, what level oflove shall we witness?Will it be a massiveleap forward…or no? Meaning: How muchdevotion was shown inour lives? Will our firststeps in Heaven achasm — expose ? […]Read More Closing our Gap!
1 Corinthians 15:57 “But thanks be to GOD, WHO gives us the victory through our LORD JESUS CHRIST!” Unfailing Love! For sure protection, endless grace and sovereign will, our voices praise THEE. Blessings follow then because YOUR help for us exceeds amazing! So when difficulties drag us down — suggesting we’re defeated… …or when demons […]Read More Unfailing Love!
John 8:32 “And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free!” HIS Priceless WORD! Bought with a priceversus “free” standas opposite poleson the Earth. So one’s self worthis lessened if told…they have no purposenor value. So heard screamingis satan at every lostsoul AND the Faithful! Though he wields Evil’stongue — ‘tis […]Read More HIS Priceless WORD!
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 […]Read More A Firm FoundationalAccess Reminder!
Proverbs 12:18 “There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” Advanced Post Millennial Dispensationalism (?) What Man has labeled,defining positionshas served both toguide and distract. As lines of dividing,so like minds cangather yet also itcrafts intellectualbarriers. Thus distancing soulsfrom HIS simple truthsare those whose “greatstudy” […]Read More Advanced Post Millennial Dispensationalism (?)
Proverbs 8:20 “I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice…” Footprint Paths! Uncertainty reignswhen “one” foot’s inthe gravest of places. Where “Two” incontrast in HISfootprint seemssteadfastly standing. On uneven ground.both unstable soonfall down — defeated. Direct then your feetJUST on pathwaysthat JESUS created! As HIServants walking on holy, even and purposed […]Read More Footprint Paths!
Psalms 55:4 “Behold, GOD is my helper; the LORD is the upholder of my life!” Accomplishment’s Anchor! With HIS SPIRIT’sempowered presenceindwelling eachsurrendered soul… …then divinelypurposed actionsare “impossiblyaccomplished”. For greatest HEresides in me; withstrength beyond thisearthly realm. Far past the limitsFlesh employs, isCHRIST in me…theHope of Glory! So quit all “selfsufficient” talk;Stop every phraseexcluding HIM! Cease […]Read More Accomplishment’s Anchor!
Mark 16:15 “And HE said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation!” Be Heard…AND Seen! Who will be quiet withthose who are silentwhen torrid floodsrage with Injustice? Whose Faith still fallsshort althoughalready warned thatsuch darkness mustcome before Dawn? So rise for the countas HIS who won’t staydown […]Read More Be Heard…AND Seen!
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 […]Read More “…And then some!”
Psalm 62:5 “Rest in GOD alone, my soul, for my hope comes from HIM!” For Child-like Rest! Truth be told, theselast few years,she’d been lookingfor the first…back when Chaos hadno breath and herFaith was newlybirthed. To “when” as justa child, she’d relinquished“serving Self”…kneelingdown with Urgencyto give her lifeto “someone else”. Yea, to CHRIST WHOknew her […]Read More For Child-like Rest!
Psalm 143:8 “Let me hear in the morning of YOUR steadfast love, for in YOU I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to YOU I lift up my soul!” Rising Always! Who will rise and be a seeker,compelled to go much deeper, tofind the ONE WHO saved themwhen “so lost” was […]Read More Rising Always!
Hebrews 12:29 “For our GOD is a consuming fire!” By Love’s Fires, Ignited! Taking HIM at HIS WORD, forgiving ourselves for all Doubt;All the while watching HISSovereign advance…so standwe in Faith — given Sight. But when in the Darkness,summoned to fully Faithful be…even called to be steadfast through trials…so plant we our feet in HIS […]Read More By Love’s Fires, Ignited!
Psalm 68:19 “Blessed be the LORD, WHO daily bears us up; GOD is our salvation. Selah” Unclaimed Baggage! The weight of a grudgewhich one shelters,which never is soothed nor removed by their choice… …will daily increase causing. “dropping of things”deemed important andprecious — alike. Such burdens then limitour movements!Such excess drags down bothour hopes and […]Read More Unclaimed Baggage!
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 […]Read More Interceding Servants!
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 […]Read More Mountain Climbing, ROCK Standing
Romans 12:12 “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” Contritions’ “Empty-Handed” Gifts! Begin each fervent prayer on behalfof one another with Intercessions’ zealous presence…with Compassionfrom the LORD. Start humbly with Intention and with brokenness of spirit.Use Contritions’ “empty-handed”gifts to bless HIServants ‘round you. Therefore rise upon your knees; lift your face […]Read More Contritions’ “Empty-Handed” Gifts!
John 20:22 “And when HE had said this, HE breathed on them and said, “Receive the HOLY SPIRIT.” Wind Waiting! When the cool of the day overwhelms a soul and the waves of HIS SPIRIT flood through them… Then Surrender’s reward is to bask in HIS presence! What Joy without equal — with HIM! Thus […]Read More Wind Waiting!
Psalm 118:8 “It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” The Wait-less Line! At the doctor’s;with reasonsand symptoms to shareSitting patiently,waiting…our pains to explain. In the moment;over Time…so many beforein their officeswatchingthe hours crawl past. Then when we’re calledwe give thanks!But! Just for secondsthey try to relatewith us…until we’re […]Read More The Wait-less Line!
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!
1 Peter 2:24 “WHO HIS OWN SELF bare our sins in HIS OWN body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes you were healed.” Solely Purchased!! As a zero on the heroscale; a goose eggout of 10…when the judging of ourefforts done before asoul knew HIM…. […]Read More Solely Purchased!!
John 9:7 “And HE said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam” (which is translated, Sent). So he went and washed, and came back seeing.” Sent Forward! YOU once loved uslike we were then transformedus with YOUR presenceinto “who we are today!”…with YOUR love feltdrawing daily. Never leaving onebehind in the mudfrom which […]Read More Sent Forward!
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 […]Read More Heaven’s Handoffs!
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 […]Read More Powerfully Extended!
John 6:35 “JESUS said to them, “I am the bread of life; he who comes to ME will not hunger, and he who believes in ME will never thirst.” Giving HIS Bread of Grace! Do not forget GOD’s gift of gracebecause for sinners stumbling…HIS perfect power helps weakened faithand draws them from their troubles. With […]Read More Giving HIS Bread of Grace!
Colossians 3:12 “Put on then, as GOD’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience…” With GOD’s own Gaze! Who overlooks their sinsyet analyzes others; unforgiving ofwhat CHRIST already has? Who stares with weights and measuresat their sisters and their brothers…and with every dawn begins suchwork — again? In truth, we […]Read More With GOD’s own Gaze!
1 Corinthians 3:16 “Do you not know that you are GOD’s temple and that GOD’s SPIRIT dwells in you?” Compelled by HIS Love! The SPIRIT’s indwelling is after acceptance. HE follows Belief, occupying the soul. External no longer but now inside breathing, so starts our transforming till Rapture begins! But failing to further one’s steps […]Read More