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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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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2 Corinthians 3:17 “Now the LORD is the SPIRIT, and where the SPIRIT of the LORD is, there is freedom! Freed by what’s Finished! By confessions to theNth degree will soulsso burdened —struggle. There weighted down,each guilty phrasebetrays them likenone other. Thus satan’s useof words we usedmake worse thosethings we’ve uttered. Reminding of pastindiscretions…untilwe begin […]
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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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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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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 […]
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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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Ezekiel 34:16a “I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak…” Called Out! Leaves who live life to its fullest are greatest at work once they fall to the ground. Not “decaying” but feeding the soil with self so […]
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John 10:4 “And when HE brings out HIS own sheep, HE goes before them; and the sheep follow HIM, for they know HIS voice.” Two “States”, ONE King! Watching Scripture unfold as Israel is stumbling, accepting a two state division from Hell… …so also reminded are we of positions. Two sides with one — “Well!” […]
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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 […]
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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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Psalm 18:46 “The LORDlives! Praise to myROCK! May the GODof my salvation beexalted!” Lift HIM Up! Glory to GOD, lift allglory to GOD! Fromthis world’s wicked clutches,take Joy from its judgesand give every praiseto HIS NAME! So sing Thanksgivingsongs to our SAVIOUR!With your volumes sethighest, crush eachoff-tune Darkness…and soar as the LORDfills your lungs! As […]
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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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Hosea 6:3 “Let us know; let us press on to know the LORD; HIS going out is sure as the Dawn; HE will come to us as the showers, as the spring rains that water the earth!” Healing Rain! Whenever “dry cracks”our hearts notice…then for Rains’restoration we pray. For more than the mistswhich HE sends […]
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Mark 16:15 “And HE said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the Gospel to the whole creation.” The NOW Crier! Rejoice! Lift high HIS NAME,yea, rejoice!With hearts lifted highest,and voice; lead all those‘round you; sing HIS praises! Because! HE put songswithin us…because!The Hope of our callingis CHRIST; so raise yeHIS banners! HE’s […]
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Psalm 63:8 “My soul clings to YOU; YOUR right hand upholds me!” Hand Watching! Raised up or in pocketsExtended or withdrawnEver open or closedWaving welcomes…or not. Found leading or lagging,so are we by others…whose daily observanceof hands is proactive. To see who is givingto learn who is caringTo find out whose praiseof the LORD isn’t […]
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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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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 […]
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Psalm 150:6 “Let everything thathas breath praise the LORD!Praise the LORD!” HIS Praise, One Voice! Hallelujah! Our Redeemer’slove comes through HISstripes — victorious;How glorious is HIS NAMEin all the earth! All glory to our GOD andKING WHOSE righteousways transform us.How great is HE WHOSEface we long to see! So on our knees with liftedhands, HIS […]
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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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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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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 […]
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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 […]
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