Colossians 1:14 In WHOM we have redemption through HIS blood, even the forgiveness of sins…” ONE Crimson Key! Taken away was what couldn’t be paid; Yea, cleansed from sins permanent stains. So what greater news would a soul ever crave than to know that their soul could be permanently saved? Other than CHRIST, does this […]
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Psalm 119:63 “I am a companion of all who fear YOU, of those who keep YOUR precepts!” Eternity’s Eagle! What bliss found in fellowship with like believers! Such souls outpour balm of refreshing from HIM. On the contrary, those whose communion is bitter…bring painful exchanges and self-serving sins. So let us gauge wisely each “bird […]
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Colossians 4:6 “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” “Painting” with Grace! Restaining attempts have two flaws where someone feels their new sins must be given more crimson. As if a fresh coat of paint does the trick! But CHRIST’s finished […]
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Psalm 107:9 “For HE satisfies the thirsty and FILLS the hungry with good things.” At the Banqueting Table! Come to GOD’s WORD though crippled you feel; Sit in the seat of HIS favor. A prodigal who cannot run any more; yea! Linger with HIM in HIS love. Yes, wait at this banqueting table! Then be […]
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1 John 3:1a “See what kind of love the FATHER has given to us, that we should be called children of GOD; and so we are!” From ONE’s Point of View! There’s a view from the shadows and another from Light. One’s stance then determines their gaze. For when light is far off then in […]
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Isaiah 35:4 “Say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your GOD will come, HE will come with vengeance; with divine retribution HE will come to save you.” Extraneous Exercise! Relaxation and Restrequires the soulsurrender to stand,even perfectly still; Curtailing those movementscalled “mental gymnastics”,and settling down till HISfootprints they fill. So this […]
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1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on HIM because HE cares for you.” — Hallelujah! Callbacks to CHRIST! When godless goals and worthless desires meet hopelessly broken results… When selfish paths paved over others are chosen and faith in the LORD has great gaps… Then know that HE’s drawing your walk to HIM — […]
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Revelation 22:13 “I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.” Following Alpha! Love the LORD,Creations maker…Choose Compassion’s spark! Serve the LORDWHO never wavers…nor forsakes our hearts. Bless the LORD,our holy SAVIOUR…Praise to HIM impart! Thank the LORD, what Grace unmeasured…for these souls of ours! As HIServant […]
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Romans 5:1 “Therefore being justified by faith, we have Peace with GOD through our LORD JESUS CHRIST…” GODly Gift Giving! Resting Grace with active Mercy are gifts of GOD. Arresting Pride and Envy both are gifts to ourselves. Embrace then Peace and Truth’s CREATOR till gain we from HIS strength. Looking up to Hope’s tomorrow, […]
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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 99:3 “Let them praise YOUR great and awesome NAME! Holy is HE!” GOD of Awe! Confession of “These” sins is all that’s possible because… “Those” belong to someone else. Still we must speak the truth in love… …so such “barriers to entry” do not leave them in the shadows. Thus, directed to the LORD, […]
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Isaiah 45:12 “I made the earth and created man on it; it was MY hands that stretched out the heavens, and I commanded all their host.” Righteously Revolving With orbits and lifespans: two sides to one zipper…so GOD’s perfect timing is sewn into both. Combining such pairs and aligning their movements…so some’s set durations are […]
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Philippians 1:6 “And I am sure of this, that HE WHO began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of JESUS CHRIST.” The Heart of Reflection! Glory to GOD in the highest with every intention and great expectation! Without waver, all glory is HIS…so freed from exceptions, HIS praises […]
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Isaiah 55:8 “For MY thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways MY ways, declares the LORD.” Delivering Through! CHRIST’s Love is abundantly tied with HIS Justice; found clearly defined by HIS SPIRIT’s inscriptions. Thus equal Affection and Fairness are giv’n with favor bestowed through Devotion’s displays. So know that HIS watchful and soul […]
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Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you…” Perfectly Preceding! The gift which one appreciates mostis HIS answer to prayers never said. Though unvoiced and not prayed, yet HE moved to completely do what we cannot. Save ourselves. So extend your heart and […]
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Psalm 113:2 “Blessed be the name of the LORD from this time forth and forever!” With Endless Gratitude! While Unequal Gratitude some might choose to give… it must not be for praising HIM; WHO’s due our souls’ Thanksgiving! Instead it then be Flesh with sins — embellished… … whose thoughts exalt themselves to turn the […]
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2 Peter 3:18 “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our LORD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. To HIM be the glory both now and forever. Amen!” With Soul Comparison! Comparing sin is a relative task.By each of its hosts, observationsare made. Sadly, “better than you” is the default assessment which thoughtlessly — some apply […]
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Hebrews 13:8 “JESUS CHRIST is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Love, Uncompromising! Help us, FATHER…not to earn correction. Assist our hearts to YOURS alone reflect. Guide these steps to walk with Grace — uncompromising…so YOUR truth remains always on full display. Extend us Wisdom then with Knowledge too…till Understanding’s skill has been retained. […]
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Song of Solomon 3:4 “I have found the one whom my soul loves!” As HIS Tandem Torch! This soul clings toCHRIST as my heartbreathes with hersm. Through both trialand valley, HEbrings us. Awaiting The ONEWHO createdour path so we walknow…expectantly watching. Ignited our zeal hasbeen by HIS Light. Thus the road yet aheadbears few shadows! […]
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Acts 5:29 “Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey GOD rather than men.” With HIS Blood Bought Purpose! We have no strengthto turn this time, butGOD! BUT GOD —through CHRIST… …finds us longing forour risen LORD,expectantly awaiting! Yea! Our RighteousKING returning,WHOSE power —(evil spurning) …stems its tidalwaves! So JESUS’NAME […]
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Song of Solomon 2:1 “I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys.” “Standing” with HIS Roses! Two viewing a flower bouquet. Two claim very different perspectives. One sees every petal’s most brilliant display while the other scene is less descriptive. So where one’s sight centers is crucial indeed. Else “beholding the […]
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James 4:7 “Submit yourselves therefore to GOD. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” Living Likewise! Let us trust in the LORD and not onour souls… till relinquished the grasp on this flesh which we hold. Let us quickly submitthat our best is yet flawed… by exalting the NAME of our KING and […]
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1 Corinthians 12:7 “A spiritual gift is given to each of us so we can help each other.” The “Cost” of Connection! There are gains that our sensesprefer over others;for Fellowship’s Favor whichour SAVIOUR leads.For to draw nearest CHRISTin the midst of the Bodymeans we must reflect HIMwithout one restraint. Yea, without holding back, sowe […]
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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 […]
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Psalm 66:17 “I cried out to HIM with my mouth; HIS praise was on my tongue!” “Close” Calls! The closest one feels to their CREATOR is at those junctions where HE intercedes. Where failed are steps which Flesh has authored. Then! Glory to GOD, HE moves with HIS grace! Saving the broken and humbly contrite, […]
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Psalm 34:8 “O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in HIM!” From Broken to Blessed 2X! A broken heart’sburden cannot belifted by hands… …as shattered hopesremain fractured whenall has been lost. So the only solution ISCHRIST as our SAVIORof WHOM we sing“Love lifted me!” Without human hands,Heaven’s […]
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Matthew 11:15 “Whoever has an ear to hear, let him hear!” Personal Playlist Priorities! “Joy to the World!” is a gift few extend who are bound by the things of this Life. Rather! “Joy WITH the World!” is their echoing song louder heard than their worship of CHRIST. So let’s take off our headphones and […]
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Proverbs 4:25 “Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you!” Directly Drawn! A “race to the endzone is futile” whenever one runs empty handed.The finish line — fruitless — when someone’s direction is opposite of course completion. Yet countless, excessively erring, decide to remain in the darkness.Spinning their wheels; running […]
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Matthew 27:66 “So they went and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone and setting a guard.” An “Every Day Calendar CHRISTmas!” “Merry CHRISTmas” is constant;it’s for every season; …each month full of days and thehours going with them! Yet! To the world, it’s compressedas one span… …of just 24 hours and then:Nothing more! […]
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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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