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8.1.2021 – Bright-Eyed

“The people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.”—Matthew 4:16 Oh Lord Jesus… ☀️ may the LIGHT of Your truth and Your love shine through and into… …into lives, into hearts into minds… May hearts be made able to… Read More 8.1.2021 – Bright-Eyed

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7.23.2021 – “Kept”

“The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand.”—Psalm 121:5 ESV Have you ever stopped… and realized that you’ve been “kept“? Guarded Protected… “It could be so much worse right now,” and you really don’t know how it’s not, …other than God. That’s how I felt yesterday when I was at my doctor’s appointment… You see,… Read More 7.23.2021 – “Kept”

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7.21.2021 – Growing in Character

“Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering… Read More 7.21.2021 – Growing in Character

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7.19.2021 – “God wants to prepare us for the GOOD thing He has prepared…”

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.“—Ephesians 2:10 “You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;You have anointed my head with oil;My cup overflows.“—Psalm 23:5 “Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will… Read More 7.19.2021 – “God wants to prepare us for the GOOD thing He has prepared…”

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7.14.2021 – Setting the Captives Free

“The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,    because the Lord has anointed meto bring good news to the poor;    he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,to proclaim liberty to the captives,    and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor…”—Isaiah 61:1-2 I came across a butterfly yesterday… 🦋 …it was trapped in… Read More 7.14.2021 – Setting the Captives Free

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7.13.2021 – An “Expression” of His Heart

“…God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.”—1 John 1:5 “The eyes of your spirit allow revelation-light to enter into your being. When your heart is open the light floods in. But when your heart is hard and closed, the light cannot penetrate and darkness takes its place. Open your heart and consider my words. Watch… Read More 7.13.2021 – An “Expression” of His Heart

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7.11.2021 – He Restores My Soul

“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.”—Psalm 143:8 “He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for the sake of His name.”—Psalm 23:3 God, I love You… Read More 7.11.2021 – He Restores My Soul

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7.10.2021 – “…if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?”

I was sitting here this morning, and as I wrote today’s date at the top of my journal, I immediately thought of, “Matthew 7:10” (which, I had no idea what verse it was off the top of my head) It says, “…or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?” This… Read More 7.10.2021 – “…if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent?”

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7.8.2021 – “I need Thee, O I need Thee…”

As I was sitting here with the Lord this morning, sharing my heart with Him, and seeking what is on His… I began to feel a deeper sense of “need“ …for “deep, daily revival“… “restoration, rejuvenation, or renewal of interest after spiritual neglect, oblivion, or obscurity” …And then I began to hear these lyrics: “I… Read More 7.8.2021 – “I need Thee, O I need Thee…”

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7.6.2021 – “Light”

“What delight comes to the one who follows God’s ways! He won’t walk in step with the wicked, nor share the sinner’s way, nor be found sitting in the scorner’s seat. His passion is to remain true to the Word of “I AM,” meditating day and night on the true revelation of light. He will… Read More 7.6.2021 – “Light”

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7.4.2021 – He Gives Us Truth to Set Us Free

I was reading in Jeremiah 15 this morning… You know, Jeremiah went through some pretty tough things in his life. …extreme hardship and persecution. He was waiting on the Lord for some things too. And Jeremiah took his heart before the Lord—he was honest and open with God about where he HONESTLY was in his… Read More 7.4.2021 – He Gives Us Truth to Set Us Free

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7.3.2021 – Guardian of Our Hearts

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God…“—Philippians 4:6 “…do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”—Isaiah 43:18-19… Read More 7.3.2021 – Guardian of Our Hearts

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7.2.2021 – He PURIFIES our Hearts to PREPARE us… that we may be ABLE to SEE and RECOGNIZE Him!

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.“—Matthew 5:8 NIV “Blessed [anticipating God’s presence, spiritually mature] are the pure in heart [those with integrity, moral courage, and godly character], for they will see God.“—Matthew 5:8 AMP Every so often, the Lord will take me into another season of doing a “deep, deep… Read More 7.2.2021 – He PURIFIES our Hearts to PREPARE us… that we may be ABLE to SEE and RECOGNIZE Him!

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7.1.2021 – He Desires Fellowship and Communion

“We saw him with our very own eyes.     We gazed upon him and heard him speak.     Our hands actually touched him,     the one who was from the beginning,     the Living Expression of God. 2 This Life-Giver was made visible     and we have seen him.     We testify to this truth:     the eternal Life-Giver     lived face-to-face with the Father… Read More 7.1.2021 – He Desires Fellowship and Communion

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6.30.2021 – “Not good enough.”

What if… what I’ve been “looking for” “waiting on God for” “thinking I need“ …has really been right here in front of me …already placed right here, within my own two hands …all this time? What if… what I’ve been seeking… looking for… is just right here before me right here within the grasp of… Read More 6.30.2021 – “Not good enough.”

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Unfinished, Unresolved, In-Process…Being Transformed.

“We can all draw close to him with the veil removed from our faces. And with no veil we all become like mirrors who brightly reflect the glory of the Lord Jesus. We are being transfigured into his very image as we move from one brighter level of glory to another. And this glorious transfiguration comes from the… Read More Unfinished, Unresolved, In-Process…Being Transformed.