1 John 4:11 “Dear friends, since GOD so loved us, we also ought to love one another.” Authentic Affection! Why is the definition of “loving JESUS” so often redefined by church goers? When the Bible says to love HIM with all our heart, mind, body and soul…so why then is Zeal deemed — excessive? It’s […]
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John 13:23 “One of his disciples, whom JESUS loved, was reclining against HIS chest.” The Rest of Reclining! There’s enough strings attached which constantly pull in different directions. Hero effort aside, more fail to “pull back”…and rather “press on”. At such, tears occurring, soon cause breaking points due to misplaced Zeal. Without HIS Foundation, thus […]
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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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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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Proverbs 8:34 “Blessed are those who listen to ME, watching daily at MY doors, waiting at MY doorway.” The Great Uplifting! The Cross, oh lost soul— searching still, is atLove’s intersection…where bound is Doubt,Confusion and theplans of man’sIntentions. Yes there is where FirstLight was seen whenthese blind eyes HEopened. Oh howdivine are YOURdesigns as signs […]
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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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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 ? […]
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Matthew 28:20b “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” Swirling Upwards! Every drain swirls by cascading downwards with liquid flows surging; their currents — increasing. In some such is found never stopping nor slowing…whose anchor is missing or worse yet, abandoned. So tug on your line, weary Traveler, […]
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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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❤️❤️ I LOVE YOU! ❤️❤️ Drawn into ONE! GOD drew these together, two incomplete hearts…both from “common pain fabric” called Torn. Joined by HIS crimson red threads so we were, which created new cloth — now reborn! So what greater meaning “Complete in THEE!” gains…since our garment is seamlessly — one! With each passing hour […]
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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 […]
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Luke 14:34 “Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its flavor, how shall it be seasoned?” Torch Transfers! Naomi and Ruth, Eli and Samuel, JEHOVAH and JESUS…Transitions! From mother to daughter, to apprentice from Mentor, from GOD through HIS CHRIST…came Salvation! “Some” earthly; ONE — Sovereign and perfect — Uncommon! Eternal’s sole option […]
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Romans 5:9 “Much more then, being now justified by HIS blood, we SHALL be saved from wrath through HIM.” Before HIS Wrath! See HIS scepter rise;igniting fireswhich shall consumehell’s forces. CHRIST’s power blazingwell past “Amazing!”…so each wicked foeHE’ll destroy! Remember as such,when HIS Justice comes…HIS love will havealready won! Raptured to Heavenas it was written,“So […]
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Luke 10:31 “Now by chance a certain priest came down that road. And when he saw him, he passed by on the other side.” Subtraction signs arepathways whileAddition’s look likebridges… One’s a street withseparate linescompared to crossingroads — connecting. To intersecting Iives,instead of passingby each other… …are we called asHE commissioned;sharing grace, asHIS additions. So […]
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Proverbs 27:19 “As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects man.” See Through Servants! Are disguisesapproved whencloaked is the heart? How much camouflagehiding the Truthwill one use? How much less ofGOD’s light will beclearly observed? Yea, what else will bewitnessed…sufficientlyGray? So the point of thislesson cries out, “Beye separate! As such, […]
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Romans 5:8 “But GOD shows HIS love for us in that while we were still sinners, CHRIST died for us.” Truest Love’s Reflection! We can give without love but not love without giving…since drawn through HIS WORD we are shown righteous living. Reflecting HIS work which though finished keeps sharing…so too we push through…HIS compassion […]
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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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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 […]
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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 Corinthians 13:12a “For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face…” On the Following Night! As kin to the bride, betrothed for almost one year, so Sarah, neared completion of her own bridesmaid’s dress. “It will be beautiful!”, she envisioned happily. For the merchants passing through had brought such a […]
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Isaiah 43:7 “Everyone who is called by MY NAME whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.” Called…by THE NAME! After hours of creation, a painted picture is labeled by its artist. Once days of sewing have passed, the seamstress then titles their tapistry. Following multiple weeks of careful chiseling, the engraver […]
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Psalm 32:5 “I acknowledged my sin to YOU, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD,” and YOU forgave the iniquity of my sin! Selah” Confession’s Reward! Confession of sinbegins with RemorseBUT concludes withthe heights ofThanksgiving! For our SAVIOUR hasblood bought theVictory: As such, werejoice without […]
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Ephesians 5:25 “Husbands, love your wives, as CHRIST loved the church and gave HIMSELF up for her…” ONE-derful Love! My love shall flourish for you through the hardest times to breathe…and this heart for yours keeps beating even when you have no strength. My soul extends Surrender here supporting all your steps. This life’s investment […]
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Psalm 34:1 “I will bless the LORD at all times; HIS praise shall continually be in my mouth!” FAR More Often! One speaks of work and another of Health. A third of the weather and then of themselves. Still others complaining bring Shame with their actions…and join with the countless whose speech is lukewarm. Even […]
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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 […]
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Acts 4:12 “And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Attached at the Heart! What’s most often stolenand who is to blame…isn’t questioned. Such crimes are not facelessor painless and yet!It’s our Self — caughtred-handed — again. Stealing […]
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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.” Loving Home! It’s hard interceding for those walking away from the source of their hope. From the LORD JESUS’ NAME! The anguish it causes since such are […]
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Matthew 6:3 “But when you do a charitable deed, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing…” RE-lentless & RE-Silent! Good works and greatdeeds, no matter theirdepths and regardlessthe needs… …must yet remain silent.Clothed quietly — all —without praise, accoladesor recalls. For such are GOD’s giftsfor us to walk in […]
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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 […]
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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.” 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 […]
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