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 […]Read More With HIS Blood Bought Purpose!
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 […]Read More Living Likewise!
John 8:32 “And you will know the Truth, and the Truth will set you free!” The Freedom of Truth! Glorious freedom isours within JESUSWHOSE sacrificedraws us to “Oneand the same!” To do as HE didwithout Apathy’sdoubts and to presson the more ingreat Faith! So know that ourflights soar thehighest in CHRISTwhen we sacrificefully — unchained. […]Read More The Freedom of Truth!
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 […]Read More The “Cost” of Connection!
2 Timothy 1:7 “For GOD gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.” Praying for Conviction-less Captives! Bound by themselvesand chained withIntention…so captiveare countless —unbroken. Shackled and stayed,yet they fight everybond…unaware theirrelease is in hand. With Master Key in theform of GOD’s WORDstill its coversdiscovered are closed. Self imposed […]Read More Praying for Conviction-less Captives!
Romans 8:28 “And we know that for those who love GOD all things work (are woven) together for good, for those who are the Called… according to HIS purpose.” (KJV) Well Woven! HE owns the livestock, all life and each hill. By HIS will and control, HIS designs become fabric! For HE threads and HE […]Read More Well Woven!
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!
2 Timothy 3:16 “All Scripture is GOD breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness…” Assumption-less Priming Waiting for Silence to be shattered betrays one’s fears or their anger — most pressing. Aggressor or Victim mentality based; so some choose from just one or the other. Then traveling these to the […]Read More Assumption-less Priming
James 1:19 “My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger…” “Less Than!” Learning Know our prayerconnection with HIMWHO is sovereignstands — priceless. It’s a link we must dailymaintain at all costs. Since conversationsfound one-sidedbreed Silence… so Listening requiresour hearts to stopthinking. Then reading insteadwithout skimming […]Read More “Less Than!” Learning
John 1:29 “The next day he saw JESUS coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the LAMB of GOD, WHO takes away the sin of the world! Our Selfless Strength! Which zealot strives tofurther “fall short”;doubling down ontheir spiritual gap? To hurry past Futilewith Injury’s insults?Who chooses sopointless a path? Yet such sin,unconfessed, somerelive, still attemptingto […]Read More Our Selfless Strength!
Psalm 59:16 “But I will sing of YOUR power; Yes, I will sing aloud of YOUR mercy in the morning; for YOUhave been my defense And refuge in the day of my trouble!” By HIS Dawn’s Early Light! This breath and suchtrembling join deeplywithin me. At last!Now approaches theDawn. Another day’s passageof time births a […]Read More By HIS Dawn’s Early Light!
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 […]Read More Directly Drawn!
1 Peter 5:5b “and all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for GOD is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” Broken Progress! There’s a point where Progression — doesn’t. It’s an intersection called “Complete Brokenness.” But once having passed through it, Forward Movement begins again. Spiritually then, our […]Read More Broken Progress!
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 […]Read More Internal Strengthening, External Building!
Luke 1:37 “For no word from GOD will ever fail.” CHRISTmas Daily! When all of theornaments, tinseland presentsare left in storewindows still taggedwith Indifference… …then such are thethings for which nobuyer came. Though“marked Up andmarked Down”, withoutInterest they lay. Then attentions bestgiven are centeredin HIM whose greatstorehouse of Wisdomis ours…without price! So this CHRISTmasbuy nothing…and […]Read More CHRISTmas Daily!
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!”
2 Timothy 2:15 “Study to shew yourself approved unto GOD, a workman that needs not to be ashamed, rightly dividing THE WORD of Truth.” THE WORD is Truth! Past confessionsof camouflagedWeakness and Pride…urge Death’s signaturestories be broughtback to Life… …WHEN recited arethings which rekindledead sins. Thenthose troubles againplague our senses. By words weighingas burdens, so […]Read More THE WORD is Truth!
John 10:3 “To HIM the gatekeeper opens. The sheep hear HIS voice, and HE calls HIS own sheep by name and leads them out!” The Soundest Expectation! Help for turning down noise and shutting off Thoughts are frequent requests up to GOD being lifted. To silence all noise being heard in the void, for this […]Read More The Soundest Expectation!
Psalm 69:30 “I will praise the NAME of GOD with a song; I will magnify HIM…with thanksgiving!” The Perfect Pronoun! Confessing sins of pronouns Pride…(of Me, Myself and stubborn I) is not some simple exercise that’s done with selfish greed. Instead let’s trust the ONE WHOSE NAME took all our wretched, guilty shame! Let us […]Read More The Perfect Pronoun!
Isaiah 26:3 “YOU will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.” Eternity’s Anchor! The size of a shipdictates how large thechain and its anchormust be…to beeffective. The Anchor’s weightthen proveschallenging to theone delivering it foruse. While those on thevessel don’t have tocarry it aboard, stillthey bear a burdenjust […]Read More Eternity’s Anchor!
Hosea 12:6 “Therefore, return to your GOD, observe kindness and justice, and wait for your GOD continually.” HIS Compass Reminders! With signs of the pastconfronting theseeyes; with sins whichhave passedre-remembered… …no casual thoughtsshould enter ourminds when, byour LORD GOD,we’re corrected. With these reflections,Truth reigniting,relearning lessons…so are we — again. Thus with eachmemory, respond —humbly bent…because […]Read More HIS Compass Reminders!
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 ? […]Read More Closing our Gap!
John 17:17 “Sanctify them by YOUR Truth. YOUR WORD…is Truth!” Simple Truth! Few question if GOD accepted CHRIST’s payment. Yet few believe Grace is sufficient, although Sovereign. So choose you to wholly believe all HE says! As HIServant unquestioningly standing just on HIS WORD, Whitney Devotional: 2 Samuel 7:28 “And now, O LORD GOD, YOU […]Read More Simple Truth!
Psalm 107:43 “Whoever is wise, let him heed these things and consider the great love of the LORD.” Choice Wisdom! Wisdom gotten versusgained could meanthrough study orthrough pains. One carries foresightwhile the other —fools embrace. Seeking Understandingthen comes best fromGOD instead of men. Yet! Often Flesh picksSelf again…to follow. BUT GOD WHOSEwisdom formed ussaved our […]Read More Choice Wisdom!
Psalms 107:29 “HE stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed.” With Storm Chasing Praises! (Happy Thanksgiving!) Giving thanks isdirected specificallyhighest… …to HIM WHO alonesits enthroned in theHeavens. Praising GOD and HISCHRIST is our callingand privilege… …so which delayswarrant our mutesubstitutions? Far too often graveSilence is used toreplace it. …and […]Read More With Storm Chasing Praises! (Happy Thanksgiving!)
Job 42:2 “I know that YOU can do all things, and that no purpose of YOURS can be stopped!” Uninterruptible! There’s no restraintstill sticking,preventing ourMessiah…fromsoulfully retrievingall HIS own. In truth, the HOLYSPIRIT is HE WHObinds the devil!So each demonhost employed…must comply! Why then yourdisappointment?Whose view haveyou adopted for thebottom line demands…“Where’s your Faith?” Displaced or […]Read More Uninterruptible!
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!
Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled!” Better than Coffee! Since the hunger of our lives cannot be satisfied by Self, it stands to reason that our only SOURCE is JESUS. Communion, though a wafer with a thimble full of liquid… is the grandest feast […]Read More Better than Coffee!
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 […]Read More Unfailing Love!