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!
Galatians 5:1 “For freedom CHRIST has set us free; stand firm therefore, and DO NOT submit again to a yoke of slavery!” (The Law) Bound versus Boundless! Traditional prayer bound with Action’s routine often breeds false religion. With bulletin time tables processing souls, so no move of the SPIRIT “gets in”. Prayer’s rituals then reject […]Read More Bound versus Boundless!
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!
Proverbs 4:25 “Let your eyes look straight ahead, And your eyelids look right before you!” Looking Past this Present Storm! There’s a storm before the Calm which must rage – anticipating. Then follows Heaven’s peaceful- ness as Night precedes the Day. There’s a hurricane ahead after which shall Stillness – reigning then consume hell’s darkened […]Read More Looking Past this Present Storm!
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!
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.” Yes, JESUS! The Perfect Positive! CHRIST’s blood needs no marker or naming convention. No label, no name tag nor title — unmentioned. For HE is WHO HE is; […]Read More The Perfect Positive!
Matthew 18:20 “For where two or three are gathered in MY NAME, there am I among them.” HIS “Stone Soup” Creations! Soup often hosts all manner of gardens joining vegetables, grains and meat. Thus creating… …such flavors, aromas and excellent tastes which unite in each kettle on cast iron stoves. Or whatever container that cooks […]Read More HIS “Stone Soup” Creations!
James 5:8 “You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the LORD is at hand.” The “No Return!” Line With the last breath of physical Life in our lungs, so our very next inhale is titled — Eternal. Regardless of thought; with far less than a choice…will each soul cross to where […]Read More The “No Return!” Line
Acts 17:11 “Now the Bereans were more noble-minded than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if these teachings were true.” The Septuagint’s Anchor! Stories are often misleading; combining misguided word phrases on pages. Through the World’s printed papers then spinning such tales; their […]Read More The Septuagint’s Anchor!
Romans 8:27 “Now HE WHO searches the hearts knows what the mind of the SPIRIT is, because HE makes intercession for the saints according to the will of GOD.” The Unspoken Prayer! Gracious LORD JESUS, How great is YOUR faithfulness to each and every child YOU’ve called! We long for YOUR appearing and also press […]Read More The Unspoken Prayer!
Psalm 57:7 “My heart is steadfast, O GOD, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises!” The Handmaiden’s Solo! Then stretching her arms upwards facing,great praises soon followed their leadtowards Heaven. Joy’s heights were expanding in tandem with Peacewhilst entwining her voice with eachother — again. For this handmaiden — driven! […]Read More The Handmaiden’s Solo!
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 John 3:2 “Beloved, we are GOD’s children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when HE appears we shall be like him, because we shall see HIM as HE is. HIS Living Transitions! Only CHRIST’s resurrection from Death’s wretched tomb paved The WAY through HIS blood — […]Read More HIS Living Transitions!
Psalms 25:4 “Show me YOUR ways, LORD, teach me YOUR paths.” Through Cloud-bound Impressions! Teach us follow YOUR footprints; transform us in every formed step. Facing forwards, compel our directions for Faith’s full increase! Yea, deny us our wandering Flesh. Prone then to leave HIM WHO bought us; The ONE WHO created our breath. Making […]Read More Through Cloud-bound Impressions!
Ephesians 6:18 “With all prayer and petition pray at all times in the SPIRIT, and with this in view, be on the alert with all perseverance and petition for all the saints…” HIS “Choice” Vessels! A soulful petition from one amongst many with countless, in tandem, their prayers — uplifting. Yet this heart’s expression exceeded […]Read More HIS “Choice” Vessels!
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!
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!
Proverbs 8:13 “To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech.” HIS Choice Chains! How Pride so entangles our lives with great ease! Its’ web lets none free save surrendering souls… …whose choice leaves behind what the Flesh holds so dear. Yet the “unchained” were not freed […]Read More HIS Choice Chains!
1 John 4:16 “And we have known and believed the love that GOD has to us. GOD is love; and they that dwell in love dwell in GOD, and GOD in them.” Oh! The Love of JESUS! How can I wonder if GOD’s hand supports me when breath fills these lungs and my heart beats […]Read More Oh! The Love of JESUS!
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!
1 John 4:7 “Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from GOD, and whoever loves has been born of GOD and knows GOD.” With Faith into The Wind… Initial petitions; by those who do pray are those “Ready!” found…in all seasons. Not waiting for something nor someone to move…so they press in with […]Read More With Faith into the Wind…
Luke 21:28 “ Now when these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption draws near!” THE Sign for Some! As the signs of HIS comingmerge with speed into oneand the great divide growseven greater; …then am I assured thatour SAVIOUR approacheswith rapture eternal…yetonly for some. Yes! The LORD […]Read More THE Sign for Some!
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!
Judges 10:16 “So they put away the foreign gods from among them and served the LORD.. And HIS soul could no longer endure the misery of Israel.” WHOSE Soul! None other can purchase redemption for no one is righteous — not one. Besides! CHRIST our SAVIOUR and SHEPHERD we know because HE changed our hearts […]Read More WHOSE Soul!
1 Peter 1:13 “Therefore, prepare your minds for action, keep sober in spirit, fix your hope completely on the grace to be brought to you at the revelation of JESUS CHRIST!” Birthing Preparations! HIS nail scarred hands, the empty tomb. Birthed HE for us new life which we soon shall embrace! These proving grounds, a […]Read More Birthing Preparations!
Deuteronomy 31:6 “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your GOD WHO goes with you. HE will not leave you or forsake you.” Endlessly Present, Eternally Secure! Rejoice with the LORD WHOSE presence is here. From eternity past through the Future, HE is. As […]Read More
Romans 10:17 “So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of CHRIST.” Upcoming Attractions! Yes LORD! I confess LORD…Pride’s cords are self centric. Yes LORD, I digress LORD…steps t’wards THEE have strayed. Yet LORD, my soul, LORD…yearns for YOU — most zealous.Thus “No!” must I say, LORD…to those — never called! Although my […]Read More Upcoming Attractions!
1 John 4:13 “By this we know that we abide in HIM, and HE in us, because HE has given us of HIS SPIRIT !” By HIS Sovereign SPIRIT! What Joy to be known: by name, by my SAVIOUR! What knowledge so blessed is this soul’s to embrace! For what Intercession is of any value […]Read More By HIS Sovereign SPIRIT!
Psalm 18:30 “This GOD — HIS way is perfect; the WORD of the LORD proves true; HE is a shield for all those who take refuge in HIM.” GOD’s Woven Ways! Through hundreds of cultures and thousands of years comes the threads which unite — bearing History’s blanket. As an accurate timeline with colored cross-stitching, […]Read More GOD’s Woven Ways!