Matthew 5:12a “Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven…” The Upsides-Down Funnel! What we see endingis this life’s pretenseat the end of the funnelwhich GOD’s own hands formed. That rapturous instantappears as a sliver;microscopically measuredas if Breath were no more. But! It’s not final norfinished for us!There’s no first nor a […]Read More The Upsides-Down Funnel!
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 […]Read More At The Sheep Crossing!
John 14:1 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in GOD, believe also in ME!” Love’s Guarantee! If not for HIS calling uniquely — these vessels…then none could share Faith for quite deaf would we be. If not for GOD’s writing; HIS WORD known as Scripture…then none would know Hope. Rather, lifeless we’d seem. […]Read More Love’s Guarantee!
Psalms 14:1 “The fool says in his heart, “There is no GOD.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds; there is none who does good.” Refusal’s Rejection! Dissension’s Disease is a formidable illness found killing those stubbornly telling GOD “No!” Ignoring our LORD’s endless love so they languish… as fools found discarding HIS gift for […]Read More Refusal’s Rejection!
Psalms 66:4 “All the earth worships YOU and sings praises toYOU; they sing praises to YOUR NAME! Selah.” Hear Creation’s Cry! Reeling and tossing like storm driven waves, the Earth is convulsing as YHWH draws near. Creation – expectant then watching and waiting, becomes more intense with its movements — pulsating. It’s voices thus echo, […]Read More Hear Creation’s Cry!
Proverbs 20:4 “The sluggard does not plow in the autumn; he will seek at harvest and have nothing.” Shaking the Comatose! Overwhelmed by the worship-filled chorus of bagpipes so was she who danced with Joy’s teardrops still streaming. Thus spinning they flew, as her arms swirled about her; this woman of worship whose name CHRIST […]Read More Shaking the Comatose!
Isaiah 40:1 “Comfort, yes, comfort MY people!” says your GOD!” The Second Hand’s Moment! In the clutches of Anguish, in Sorrowful’s chains, here again comes our voice bound with Yesterday’s tears. As before and once more Sufferings’ pressures assailing, yet Despair has no Victory! Defeat is not yours! For HIS transforming hands have not left […]Read More The Second Hand’s Moment!
This present flood of wickedness causes neither surprise nor fear in those faithfully watching for CHRIST. As such, these steadfast pillars still disguised as broken vessels, are the most readied to rally the Body. For many pulpits today only house white-washed cutouts. In them there’s no substance nor rigid backbone to support others, let alone […]Read More Choose you this day!
Isaiah 60:1 “Arise, shine, for your Light has come, and the glory of the LORD rises upon you!” Reawaken the Redeemed! To those unbelieving, Life’s curtain is falling with such rapid force, it shall crack hardened ground. But given their lack of Faith’s understanding, they’ll stumble headlong till as shattered — they’re found. But GOD […]Read More Reawaken the Redeemed!
1 Corinthians 2:9-10 : “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what GOD has prepared for those who love HIM — but GOD has revealed it to us by HIS SPIRIT!” The Funneling Effect! When the funnel of Life narrows downwards, it’s not as though Death can show us to […]Read More The Funneling Effect!
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!
John 16:33 “These things I have spoken unto you, that in ME you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world!” From the Heart of our KING! Redemptive versus Unforgiven; Sin’s status with two sides. Though dead to it, as Scripture states, we […]Read More From the Heart of our KING!
Luke 9:62 “JESUS said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of GOD.” Consistency’s Pursuit! Trying to retrofit your past into the present moment is only successful if it’s implementing an already established, and growing solid walk with CHRIST …into an even greater […]Read More Consistency’s Pursuit!
Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you…” Once Again — Heaven! We shall sing of YOUR excellent greatness; with our words filled exalting YOUR NAME! YOUR praise will be heard from our lips with each breath as before THEE our songs have […]Read More Once Again — Heaven!
Matthew 24:44 “Therefore you also be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.” The second hand hurries! The minute hand flies; the hour hand points to this moment… …where second hand thoughts and minutia abound; yet our focus must center on Time. For now we do well […]Read More This Waiting Moment!
1 Peter 2:16 “Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil, but use it as bondslaves of GOD.” Freely Bound! Holding fast onto CHRIST makes one loosed from this world. In HIS chains we find freedom as children of GOD. In the bonds of HIS service, our hearts […]Read More Freely Bound!
Proverbs 21:2 “Every way of a man is right in his own eyes, but the LORD weighs the heart.” Taking me to HIS Heart! Chosen to stand in the Gap then — for others; especially those whom the LORD chose — by heart. No, not by hand nor by Self’s own intention; Instead just those […]Read More Taking me to HIS Heart!
2 Samuel 7:28 “Now, O LORD GOD, YOU are GOD, and YOUR words are truth, and YOU have promised this good thing to YOUR servant.” Unquestionably Then! Why have Answers — so vague — met with Questions — direct? Why is Truth now cast down and replaced by Deceit? Where has Justice been banished and […]Read More Unquestionably Then!
Matthew 5:16 “In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your FATHER WHO is in heaven.” Lamp Lighting Lemming Leaders! When thousands are dying of the billions near death; one cannot help wondering why — as lemmings — most seem. Following […]Read More Lamp Lighting Lemmimg Leaders!
Psalm 34:15 “The eyes of the LORD are toward the righteous and HIS ears toward…their cry!” Faith’s Rallying Cry! (For this Hour!) “Surrendered strength” happensif craved — Sin’s embraces;where compromised stepscreate Weaklings — so Faithless. Beneath camouflage then…such souls surge — pretentious.Deceived and deceiving,with hatred — near endless. Yet stand strong, oh Church;rediscover your FATHERWHOSE […]Read More Faith’s Rallying Cry!
Hebrews 10:23 “Let us hold fast to the hope we profess, for HE WHO has promised…IS Faithful!” Just as HE Promised! As a fire which melts; as Ice next to flames. so HIS presence transforms every pain in this life. To know then the “Why?” such discomforts still rage; this then the “Day’s question” if […]Read More Just as HE Promised!
Deuteronomy 31:8 “The LORD is the ONE WHO goes ahead of you; HE will be with you. HE will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed!” Inseparably Sided! While the eternal light beckons, so too does the darkness…while there is still Time and moments keep passing. While HIS call keeps […]Read More Inseparably Sided!
Isaiah 40:3 “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the LORD; Make straight in the desert a highway for our GOD!” The Wilderness “In Town” Calling out with a voice in “the wilderness” — local, so those with attentions aligned within CHRIST do. Both outside and above so they shout […]Read More The Wilderness “In Town”
Philippians 3:20 “But our citizenship is in heaven, and we eagerly await a SAVIOUR from there, the LORD JESUS CHRIST…” Saint Elsewhere! Would you save a page of music over sparing the life of its author? Would you favor receiving the LORD’s grace alone…without sharing it also with others? Would you cling to chains of […]Read More Saint Elsewhere!
Psalm 62:5 “For GOD alone, O my soul, wait in silence, for my hope is from HIM!” The Constant Craving! For liberty soon shall your captors plead, once CHRIST WHO is our MASTER speaks! Just by HIS words shall tables turn when HE returns to set things right! So with HIS Hallalujah fire, sing with […]Read More The Constant Craving!
Psalm 89:34 “MY covenant I will not violate, nor will I alter the utterance of MY lips.” Keeping Covenant! Road weary warriors for CHRIST pressing onward through bleary eyes blinking; with hearts beyond — aching… …now steady themselves for their KING WHO is coming! Both you and this vessel! We wait on HIS presence! So […]Read More Keeping Covenant!
Psalms 27:13 “I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living!” (Let Freedom Ring!) Let TRUTH be Told! This tale of Truth compares sides of a coin… by measuring pow’r and endurance. Retelling HIS story, eternally perfect, so are we reminded of WHOSE power reigns. […]Read More
“I have found that there are three stages in every great work of GOD: first, it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done.” – James Hudson TaylorRead More It is Done!
Deuteronomy 31:8 “And the LORD, HE is the ONE WHO goes before you. HE will be with you, HE will not leave you nor forsake you; do not fear nor be dismayed!” For the LORD goes before you! The worst hero is onewho isn’t equipped.Unprepared for the battle,retreat these with Doubt. Then imagine they lightcast […]Read More For the LORD goes before you!