Psalm 39:3 “My heart became hot within me. As I mused, the fire burned; then I spoke with my tongue…” Fanning HIS Fire! Going back to the beginning must mean our CREATOR…to WHOM, as our AUTHOR, we owe everything. Yes returned to our starting line breaths are we found…no more lost in the crowds of […]
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Joshua 23:8 “But you are to clingto the LORD your GOD, as youhave done to this day.” Static Cling! Between two materials,dry movement with Friction,exchanging electrons… …mimics multiple membersin church who are parched.;dried out by their Apathy’sunion. So the charge that occursbirths no progress forCHRIST. Instead, greatComplacency gains. As such, as a tinder boxgathering, they […]
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Psalm 119:63 “I am a companion of all who fear YOU, of those who keep YOUR precepts!” Eternity’s Eagle! What bliss found in fellowship with like believers! Such souls outpour balm of refreshing from HIM. On the contrary, those whose communion is bitter…bring painful exchanges and self-serving sins. So let us gauge wisely each “bird […]
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Isaiah 60:1, “Arise, shine, for your LIGHT has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you!” Heart Light Reflections! As night-lights guide scared children to the bedrooms of their parents… so CHRIST’s glowing WORD enlightens us to be HIS Light’s reflection. Then when a child of GOD despairs, in need of HIS […]
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Luke 19:40 “I tell you, HE answered, if they remain silent, the very stones will cry out!” A Call to NOW! LORD lead us todaybeyond Memory Laneto be actively foundin THY service. Not thinking about itwith plans for “someday”but to move with “Howgreat is GOD!” purpose! Then out-praising the stonesand out sharing HIS NAMEwill our […]
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John 17:17 “Sanctify them in the truth; YOUR WORD is truth.” Sand Failures! Gazing at screens,Hearing recordings;Deceived by traditions,Ignoring GOD’s warnings. So are those soulspreferring this life…whose bend is bentbackwards, without sacrificing. Consequently…”replace”they GOD’s truths withthe wants of this world whichHIS zeal — excludes. John 1:14 “And the WORD became flesh and dwelt among us, […]
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Nahum 1:7 “The LORD is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; HE knows those who take refuge in HIM! The Answer of HIS Presence! Whenever JESUScalls then shall bethis prayer answered. By CHRIST assigned andIntersected, so we’ll gowith HIM. Through every hardship,toil and trial, HE will setus free! So gaze to Heaven withzealous […]
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2 Timothy 2:2 “And what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.” Three for the Crossroads! In summary, HE knows of all of our needs: HE threads them together with sovereign solutions. Priority given is then to those pressing…according […]
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Ephesians 4:27 “And give no opportunity to the devil!” Derailing the devil! GOD’s commissions each soul given CHRIST. HE continues to draw us through HIS narrow gate. As such, “on our own” we are not left to wander for the Scriptures — most HOLY — direct us. Through the halls of each verse found within…there […]
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Septuagint: Psalms 86:11 “ Guide me, Oh LORD, in THY way, and i will walk in THY truth: let my heart rejoice, that I may fear THY NAME! Disconnecting Distractions Daily! Such great throngs yea, large numbers of gathering members fill the pews of such earthly domains. Where no Quaker would venture nor diligent student […]
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James 4:8a “Draw near to GOD, and HE will draw near to you.” Walking on Egg Shells! Don’t assist eggs which areready to hatch. Don’t be quick to crack opentheir shells “just to help”. For the LORD has a purpose and training for us which requires we press through to HIM. Ah! What strength HE […]
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Proverbs 27:19 “As in water face reflects face, so the heart of man reflects the man.” Exclusively Loving! Correct without vengeance and want without lust. Sacrifically give with a heart after GOD. Choose HIS wisdom only and to HIM submit. Solely love as our SAVIOUR and walk as HE did. THEN! Seek we HIS face […]
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Jeremiah 10:23 “I know, O LORD, that the way of man is not in himself, that it is not in man who walks…to direct his steps.” Beside or Behind! Retiring ChiefJustice positionsmust we of thesetitles assumed…which GOD neverappointed to us. Like “independent”,“self-made” or as “king”,so these labels nevergave HE. At least not tothose of HIS […]
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Philippians 1:6 “For I am confident of this very thing, that HE who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of CHRIST JESUS.” The Greatest Comfort! Respites are relief whichone prays will continue.Too often, however,they don’t. GOD’s interventionsinstead choose to stop…what seems to beour comfort. But HE isn’t wrong noruncaring […]
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Hebrews 11:1 “Now Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Pressing through to Faith’s Heights! When Faith’s bottom barrel is reached, it is not so random a pained intersection. Meaning: When all seems lost, it’s not absent of purpose nor is it devoid of direction. For HE is […]
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Psalms 90:12 “Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Converting Thieves! Like the rustlers of old, “out West” bandits long gone, so those set upon stealing through life… …take the most from themselves. Robbing then what most matters, a life spent surrendered to CHRIST. So examine your heart […]
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Psalm 107:9 “For HE satisfies the thirsty and FILLS the hungry with good things.” At the Banqueting Table! Come to GOD’s WORD though crippled you feel; Sit in the seat of HIS favor. A prodigal who cannot run any more; yea! Linger with HIM in HIS love. Yes, wait at this banqueting table! Then be […]
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Psalm 63:8 “My soul clings to YOU; YOUR right hand upholds me!” Clinging in Faith! Resound the alarm, repeat the LORD’s warning while breath yet compels these – our voices. For when HE returns for the sheep of HIS pastures…no notice will preempt Departure. Reshout every scripture which points to that Hour and let none […]
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Isaiah 40:29 “HE gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.” The Lightest Load and Greatest Joy! Joy from the LORD is a gifting. With Faith, its price is a blessing to pay. Else empty transactions appearing as costs, only imitate HIS pure delight. Choose sacrifice then of HIS praises each […]
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Zechariah 1:3 “So tell the people that this is what the LORD of Hosts says: ‘Return to ME, declares the LORD of Hosts, and I will return to you, says the LORD of Hosts.” Love’s Faithful Reunion! Today so many reunions occurred; countless souls reconnecting at last… …with a person most sought for — for […]
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Proverbs 16:9 “The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps!” “Leading!” versus “Going!” Paths don’t always “lead somewhere”. Sometimes they just “go somewhere”. As such, if taken without careful study, some will bring consequences to meet us. So take the Way of our KING; examine each path through THE WORD […]
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John 10:28 “I give them eternal life, and they will never perish, and no one will snatch them out of MY hand.” Secured by Sovereignty! Flesh bears it’s kind just as SPIRIT births spirit. As such, “born above” reflects Heaven’s location. Thus joyous HIS offspring are we with our FATHER… WHOSE heart formed our souls! […]
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Philippians 4:19 “And my GOD will supply all your needs according to HIS glorious riches in CHRIST JESUS.” Exclusive Provisions! A thirsty soul needs living water;a hungry heart craves bread for life. Though both are filled by HIS provision, great wonder comes when few choose CHRIST. Thus substitutions — failures all — still leave a […]
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1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on HIM because HE cares for you.” — Hallelujah! Callbacks to CHRIST! When godless goals and worthless desires meet hopelessly broken results… When selfish paths paved over others are chosen and faith in the LORD has great gaps… Then know that HE’s drawing your walk to HIM — […]
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1 Samuel 12:24 “Only fear the LORD and serve HIM faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things HE has done for you.” “Regardless!” Service These bodies which house our souls are fatigued by bumps and bruises. Some have breaks yet also blessings for our rest in YOUR embrace! For! YOU devour every […]
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James 1:22 “But be doers of The WORD, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” Living Context! Our lives lack larger context IF — for us — we take each breath. Yea, since all that is seen cannot be all one needs; so Escape can’t be met through one’s death. And! Context lacks in life WHEN […]
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1 Peter 2:21 “For to this you have been called, because CHRIST also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in HIS steps.” HIM-Prints! Your feet of Faith do not “fit” in these footprints though this path which I’m led on — with yours — here connects. Though at points […]
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Isaiah 45:12 “I made the earth and created man on it; it was MY hands that stretched out the heavens, and I commanded all their host.” Righteously Revolving With orbits and lifespans: two sides to one zipper…so GOD’s perfect timing is sewn into both. Combining such pairs and aligning their movements…so some’s set durations are […]
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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.” The Heart of Reflection! Glory to GOD in the highest with every intention and great expectation! Without waver, all glory is HIS…so freed from exceptions, HIS praises […]
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2 Peter 3:18 “But grow in the grace and knowledge of our LORD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST. To HIM be the glory both now and forever. Amen!” With Soul Comparison! Comparing sin is a relative task.By each of its hosts, observationsare made. Sadly, “better than you” is the default assessment which thoughtlessly — some apply […]
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