Tag: Preaching to the Lost
Following HIS Heart!
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; […]Read More Following HIS Heart!
Personal Playlist Priorities!
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 […]Read More Personal Playlist Priorities!
An “Every Day Calendar CHRISTmas!”
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! […]Read More An “Every Day Calendar CHRISTmas!”
Abandoning our “Tug of War!”
Proverbs 21:30 “There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD!”. Abandoning our “Tug of War!” CHRIST draws us to HIMyet the Flesh…many timeswill reverse this blessed course. Rejecting the disciplined walkthat HE taught so backwardswe press…into “lukewarm dross”. Given this Truth, then Surrender…to CHRIST as the wisest of choices. For the battle […]Read More Abandoning our “Tug of War!”
Pass THIS Along!
Psalm 96:3 “Declare HIS glory among the nations, HIS marvelous works among all the peoples!” Pass THIS Along! A flashover pointwell-defined is HIScoming…where farabove clouds, HEshall meet thosewithdrawn… …each soul highlylifted because of theRapture which shallbe inclusive of thoseHIS blood bought! Since that moment ispressing from futureto present…moreencouraging wordscannot ever bethought! So cling to HIS […]Read More Pass THIS Along!
John 1:7 “The same (John) came for a witness, to bear witness of The Light, that all men through HIM might believe.” Living Answers! Who’s meant to cling above to GOD with purposed love; by HIS intent? Who’s been designed to soar — unchained as those HE saved — to wholly live? Then surely drawn […]Read More Living Answers!
HIS Servants’ Title!
1 Corinthians 1:9 “GOD is faithful, by WHOM you were called into the fellowship of HIS SON, JESUS CHRIST our LORD.” HIS Servants’ Title! What’s found in alabel, man-made…isan incomplete title;a vague definition. Although withintention inscribed,at best, they’re justpartially penned…as untruthful titles. But GOD shall givepermanent names;one day in Heaven —on stone…for all souls“Faithful and […]Read More HIS Servants’ Title!
Acts 22:15 “You will be HIS witness to all men of what you have seen and heard.” Legacy-leaving Levels! Leaves disconnectedresemble faint echoswhere Life flourishedonce yet now appearfaded. Without vibrant stems,so its greens becomegray. Decay quicklycomes to transformwhat seems waste. It’s GOD’s given truthsince each liferecycled will birth thenext seedling! Thusblessed are thesecircles. Refresh your […]Read More Legacy-leaving Levels!
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, […]Read More Swirling Upwards!
2 Peter 3:8 “But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the LORD one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.” NOT…on Time! When “another day older” is described as a year’s passage…we call that ironic. But when one day is labeled as a thousand years passing…that’s […]Read More NOT…on Time!
Before HIS Wrath!
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 […]Read More Before HIS Wrath!
Accepting HIS Directions!
Psalm 119:59 “I considered my ways and turned my feet to YOUR testimonies!” Accepting HIS Directions! Would we know whatwe’ve been savedfrom if no crossroadever came… …where the path wetook was all we knewwith every stepunchanged? So on simple thoughtwaves sailing do we“find” our waysseem best. Without “contradicting”voices thus still “lost”our souls progress. Consequences then,by […]Read More Accepting HIS Directions!
Words Worth Mentioning!
Proverbs 15:23 “A man has joy by the answer of his mouth, and a word spoken in due season, how good it is!” Words Worth Mentioning! Whenever pours outour thoughts witha voice; always speaking —unceasingly flowing… then filter-lessphrases more oftenescape which — evensadder thosehearing — believe. “Filter up front!” thenwithout one regret.Without Hesitationor faithless delay! […]Read More Words Worth Mentioning!
With Unsharpened Branches!
Colossians 4:6 “Let your speech always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.” With Unsharpened Branches! Razor blade arrows are often so crippling when satan deploys evil spirits against us. Even greater when known are they by human hearts which unconsciously slip to speak things […]Read More With Unsharpened Branches!
After the Veil!
Revelation 3:19 “Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline; therefore be zealous and repent.” After the Veil! There’s no end like thefatalist dreams of;Leaving this life onlyenters the next. Without “Eat and drinkmerrily; there’s noTomorrow!”, what thenmust each vesselexpect? Know no “afterlife”waits in the shadows…SINCE each soulsimply steps throughThe Veil! One shall meet withthe […]Read More After the Veil!
The Warning Track!
Psalm 19:11 “Moreover, by them YOUR servant is warned; in keeping them there is great reward.” The Warning Track! Understepping Sin’s boundaries means avoiding “The Line” which separates evil and good. Yes! GOD’s “set demarcation”, eternal and sovereign, which HE meant our souls to flee from! Ne’er intended for “walking” nor drawing the closest; yet […]Read More The Warning Track!
CHRIST’s Living Content!
John 1:1 “In the beginning was the WORD, and the WORD was with GOD, and the WORD was GOD.” CHRIST’s Living Content! Diluted Faith makes agraceless foundation.which glorifies worksas if such saves thesoul. Cling tightest insteadto the doctrineCHRIST authored;rejoicing that HISsacrifice was foretold! Unacceptable then isa “less than” responsewhen our SAVIOUR isdue all devotion! So […]Read More CHRIST’s Living Content!
Proverbs 12:18 “There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.” Selectively Speaking! Worthless words spoken are those misdirected. They point others backwards or sideways at best. Such phrases — off target — then “miss the mark” wholly till spiritually errant, their end is a wreck. […]Read More Selectively Speaking!
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!
1 Peter 1:18 “Knowing that you were ransomed from the futile waysinherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold…” Endlessly Credited! Buy gold without silverand goods withoutcredit. Invest everycell in your soul withour GOD! Through the faminesand drought, keepplanting — mostfaithful. Yea, trustevery harvest stillpending…to CHRIST. For the MASTER iscoming […]Read More Endlessly Credited!
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 […]Read More “Pleasing” People!
Psalm 111:10 “The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom; all those who practice it have a good understanding. HIS praise endures forever! Walking Wisest! Wisdom freely given yet not prized enough to keep… leaves one crippled by the loss of Understanding. Unmeasured and unchecked so their void, it stays unknown. Without knowledge […]Read More Walk Wisest!
Doubly Filled Within!
Psalm 51:12 “Restore to me the joy of YOUR salvation, and uphold me by YOUR generous SPIRIT.” Doubly Filled Within! So this is our story:“Cleansed is my wrong!”In order that purposefulworks HE designed… …would bring with our actionsthe greatest of songs.Hear now Thanksgiving’sheights from obedient lives! What extremes then of Joywhen Faith blends with movement; […]Read More Doubly Filled Within!
WHOSE versus whose!
Psalm 73:23 “Nevertheless, I am continually with YOU; YOU hold my right hand.” WHOSE versus whose! Complacent Conveniencestops ears and decisions.GOD’s sheep hear HIS voice,yet selectively listening… …some chose to obeyonly when it’s “best fitting”.Though warned of the danger,their steps remain “slipping.” But not those of Faith—“inconvenience” selecting —to serve at all timeswith obedient hearts. […]Read More WHOSE versus whose!
Universal and Eternal!
Ephesians 5:1 “Therefore be imitators of GOD, as beloved children.” Universal and Eternal! So many languages escape us! Both their motives and intentions……are often lost within translation. Vaguely then, one’s heart is felt. How very shallow — Understanding which is limited profusely…unless we speak in “Common’s tongue”. Save this then…Confusion reigns. But within HIS HOLY […]Read More Universal and Eternal!
Built Just By! (A short sermon)
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 […]Read More Built Just By! (A short sermon)
The Willing Witness…
2 Timothy 4:2 “Preach The WORD!Be ready in season and out of season.Convince, rebuke, exhort, with alllongsuffering and teaching!” The Willing Witness… Of HIS children am Ia most grateful “son”.Of CHRIST’s sheep inHIS pastures…forgiven. With daughters as wellso we seek The LORD…as our SHEPHERD WHOgives us provision! Eternal Life’s SOURCE,our SAVIOUR divine…by WHOSE stripes wegained […]Read More The Willing Witness…
At The Sheep Crossing!
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!
Preaching under Water!
John 7:37 “Now on the last day, the great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink!” Preaching under Water! Come to the Well, there lower your heart. Soak beneath living water; whilst drinking HIM in. There find The LORD; there drench […]Read More Preaching under Water!