Archive for October, 2019

Light Has No Shadow

October 24, 2019

Light has no shadow!
God is light
In Him there is no darkness at all!
1John 1:5
He never changes or casts shifting shadowsJames 1:17
Jesus Christ the Light of the worldJohn 8:12
The Spotless Lamb
Pure and Holy1Peter 1:19
The Word made flesh, full of grace and truthJohn 1:14
In Him was life and the life was the light of mankindJohn 1:4
The Lamb
The lamp and light of the city of God!Revelation 21:23
{There will be no night there} –Revelation 21:25
1 John 1:5 NASB … This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.

From NetBible 1Jn 1:5

  • 3 Claims: 1 John 6, 8, 10 NASB
    • 6 If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth
    • 8 If we say that we have no sin, we are deceiving ourselves and the truth is not in us.
    • 10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make Him a liar and His word is not in us.
  • 3 Counter Claims: 1 John 7, 9, 2:1 NASB
    • 7 but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin
    • 9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 
    • 2:1 My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous; and He Himself is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for those of the whole world.

James 1:17 AMPC … Every good gift and every perfect (free, large, full) gift is from above; it comes down from the Father of all [that gives] light, in [the shining of] Whom there can be no variation [rising or setting] or shadow cast by His turning [as in an eclipse].

… who does not change like shifting shadows. NIV
… with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. NASB
… Unlike them[the heavenly lights], He never changes or casts shifting shadows. NLT
… with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. NRSV
… with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning. NKJV

Revelation 21:22-23 Amplified Bible (AMP)
22 I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God Almighty [the Omnipotent, the Ruler of all] and the Lamb are its temple. 23 And the city has no need of the sun nor of the moon to give light to it, for the glory (splendor, radiance) of God has illumined it, and the Lamb is its lamp and light. 24 The nations [the redeemed people from the earth] will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring into it their glory. 25 By day (for there will be no night there) its gates will never be closed [in fear of evil]; 26 and they will bring the glory (splendor, majesty) and the honor of the nations into it; 27 and nothing that defiles or profanes or is unwashed will ever enter it, nor anyone who practices abominations [detestable, morally repugnant things] and lying, but only those [will be admitted] whose names have been written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.

Again I Say Rejoice!

October 23, 2019

Psalm 107:1-2,8 Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His loyal love endures for ever{never runs out}. 2 Let the redeemed of the LORD say so, Whom He has delivered from the hand of the enemy …
… 8 Let them give thanks to the Lord for His loyal love, and for the amazing things He has done for people!

A Song:
Rejoice, rejoice, rejoice in the Lord always
Again I say rejoice! –Phil 4:4

Rejoice, give thanks for the Lord He is good
His love endures

Rejoice, give thanks, let the redeemed of the Lord say so
For He has done great things …

He has done great things
He has done great things
He has done great things
Bless the Lord oh my soul –Ps 103:2
Again I say rejoice!


1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 … Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in ALL circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

A Mighty Fortress

October 17, 2019

Psalm 46:1-3 Amplified Bible (AMP)
1 God is our refuge and strength [mighty and impenetrable],
A very present and well-proved help in trouble.
2 Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change
And though the mountains be shaken and slip into the heart of the seas, 3 Though its waters roar and foam,
Though the mountains tremble at its roaring. Selah.

Psalm 59:17 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
17 Unto You, O my Strength, I will sing praises; for God is my Defense, my Fortress, and High Tower, the God Who shows me mercy and steadfast love.
The Lord is our refuge – our shelter
He is our place of safety, protection, hope and trust!
The Lord is our strength
He is our power, might, boldness and praise!
A Mighty Fortress is our God
A Tower of Strength never failing
Nothing can separate us from His love!


Romans 8:37-39 Amplified Bible (AMP)
37 Yet in all these things we are more than conquerors and gain an overwhelming victory through Him who loved us [so much that He died for us]. 38 For I am convinced [and continue to be convinced—beyond any doubt] that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present and threatening, nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the [unlimited] love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

A Mighty Fortress is our God
A Tower of Strength never failing
The name of Jesus true and strong
No other power could ever save us
You are good / You are good
Mighty Fortress
Yesterday and Today and Forever
Your love will remain
Nothing has the power to sever Your love
You are good You are good
And Your mercy endures
You are good You are good
He won’t abandon
He won’t deceive
He won’t desert us
He won’t ever leave
He’ll never forsake us
He won’t ever run
He’ll never reject us
The Faithful One
Your love will remain
Your love will remain

Word Study
From NetBible Ps 46:1
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble

  • refuge[04268] = shelter from rain or storm, from danger, from falsehood
    *from [02620] = take shelter, safety, place of protection, hope, trust
  • strength[05797] = power, might, boldness, dominion, praise
    *strength in various applications (force, security, majesty, praise)

From NetBible Ps 59:17
O my Strength, I sing praise to You; You, O God, are my fortress, my loving God.

  • strength[05797] = power, might, boldness, dominion, praise
    *strength in various applications (force, security, majesty, praise)
  • fortress[04869] = refuge, defense, high tower, safety, protection



Jesus Come and Move

October 13, 2019

A Song:
Jesus, Jesus, Jesus
Come and do what You do
Redeemer, Savior, Healer
Reveal Yourself Faithful and True –Rev 19:11-13
Word of God
Move in the Way that You do! –Lk 1:36-37
Jesus Word of God –Jn 1:1,14
Faithful and true –Rev 19:11-13
Move in the Way that You do! –Lk 1:36-37
Psalm 103:1-5 NLT … Let all that I am praise the Lord; with my whole heart, I will praise His holy name. 2 Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things He does for me. 3 He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. 4 He redeems me from death and crowns me with love and tender mercies. 5 He fills my life with good things. My youth is renewed like the eagle’s!
Luke 1:37 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC)
37 For with God nothing is ever impossible and no word from God shall be without power or impossible of fulfillment.


Keep Spiritually Sharp

October 12, 2019

Ecclesiastes 10:10 NLT … Since a dull ax requires great strength, sharpen the blade. That’s the value of wisdom; it helps you succeed.

From NetBible Ecc 10:10

  • The point is that it is a waste of a great deal of strength and energy. If a person is not smart{wise}, he will have to use a lot of energy and waste his efficiency.


Keep spiritually sharp
Do not let your ears become dull(
hard of hearing)
From drinking only milk and thirsting for water{
Without eating solid food.
Heb 5:11-14; Amos 8:11-14
Pay attention and apply the words of the wisePro 22:17
Keep/obey His word that you may livePs 119:17
Have them ready on your lips
So that your trust may be in the LORD. –Pro 22:18-19
Praise the Lord! How blessed is the one who fears/obeys the Lord, who takes great delight in keeping His commands! –Ps 112:1;Jn 14:23
Proverbs 22:17-19 Amplified Bible (AMP)
17 Listen carefully and hear the words of the wise,
And apply your mind to my knowledge;
18 For it will be pleasant if you keep them in mind [incorporating them as guiding principles]; Let them be ready on your lips [to guide and strengthen yourself and others].
19 So that your trust and reliance and confidence may be in the Lord, I have taught these things to you today, even to you.

John 14:21-23 Amplified Bible (AMP)
21 The person who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who [really] loves Me; and whoever [really] loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and reveal Myself to him [I will make Myself real to him].” 22 Judas (not Iscariot) asked Him, “Lord, what has happened that You are going to reveal Yourself to us and not to the world?” 23 Jesus answered, “If anyone [really] loves Me, he will keep My word (teaching); and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our dwelling place with him.
Sharpen Your Blade{prayer}

Fight from a Place of Rest

October 11, 2019

Psalms 149:4-6 … The LORD delights in His people; He crowns the humble with salvation/deliverance. Let the saints be joyful{triumph} in glory; Let them sing aloud on their beds{in a place of rest}. Let the high praises of God be in their mouth, and a two–edged sword in their hand …
The LORD takes delight in His people
He adorns the humble with victory
Ps 149:4
Be joyful in glory
Sing aloud from a position of rest
Ps 149:5
From a position of “Trust in the Lord”
Fight your battles from this place of rest
2Chron 20:20-22
High praises in your mouth
And a double-edged sword in your hand
Ps 149:6
Secure beneath His wings
Ps 32:7, 91:4
The battle belongs to the Lord!
Pro 21:31

Psalm 63:7 Amplified Bible (AMP)
7 For You have been my help,
And in the shadow of Your wings [where I am always protected] I sing for joy.

Psalm 32:7 Amplified Bible (AMP)
7 You are my hiding place; You, Lord, protect me from trouble;
You surround me with songs and shouts of deliverance. Selah.

Psalm 91:4 Amplified Bible (AMP)
4 He will cover you and completely protect you with His pinions,
And under His wings you will find refuge;
His faithfulness is a shield and a wall.


Remember the Good Way

October 4, 2019

Jeremiah 6:16This is what the LORD says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls”. But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’

ASK Jesus where the “Good Way” is
And walk in it! –
Jere 6:16
Follow Him even if nobody else does!
Jesus IS the ONLY good WAY, TRUTH and LIFE!
Jn 14:6
There is a way that seems right to a person,  but its end is the way that leads to death. Pro 14:12, 16:25
For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction and many enter through it
Enter through the narrow gate –
Jn 10:7
Narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.

Remember the “Good” Way is narrow! –Mt 7:13-14

Safeguard sound wisdom and discretion
Then you will walk in safety
And not stumble.
Pro 3:21,23
Wisdom’s ways are pleasant
And all her paths are peaceful. 
Pro 3:17

Word Study
From NetBible Proverbs 3:17

  • pleasant[05278] = kind, delightful, beautiful
  • peaceful[07965] = complete, sound, safe

Lord – Lead me{prayer}

The Names of Jesus Bible Plan

October 2, 2019


  1. 1John 2:1-2ADVOCATE
  2. John 1:29-31LAMB of GOD
  3. John 11:21-25RESURRECTION & LIFE
  4. 1Peter 2:22-25 SHEPHERD & GUARDIAN of SOULS
    #ScripturePrayer May Jesus – the Good Shepherd and Guardian of souls – lead us and guide us in His Way TODAY! #PRAISE His Way is Perfect! –John 10:14-17;1Peter 2:22-25;Psalms 18:30
  5. Acts 10:42-43JUDGE
  6. 1Tim 6:14-16KING of KINGS LORD of LORDS
  7. Isaiah 53:3-5MAN of SORROWS
  8. Revelation 3:14-16AMEN & FAITHFUL & TRUE WITNESS
  9. 1Corinthians 10:1-4The ROCK
  10. Hebrews 6:19-20HIGH PRIEST & ANCHOR
  11. John 10:7-9THE DOOR
  12. John 6:32-35BREAD of LIFE
  13. Song Solomon 2:1-3ROSE of SHARON
  14. Revelation 22:12-14ALPHA & OMEGA
    Behold! I am coming soon
    My reward is with me to pay each one
    According to what he has done! –Rev 22:12
    I am the Alpha and the Omega
    The Beginning and the End
    The First and the Last –Rev 22:13
    Who is and who was and who is to come – the Almighty –Rev 1:8
    There is no God but Me. –Is 44:6
    Blessed are those who do His commandments{wash their robes}
    That they may have the right to the tree of life
    And may enter through the gates into the city. –Rev 22:14
    To the thirsty I will give freely
    From the spring of the water of life. –Rev 21:6

    I AM the Alpha & Omega
    The First & Last
    Who is & who was & who is to come–the Almighty –Rev 1:8
    There is no God but Me. –Is 44:6
    Jesus=I AM
    To the thirsty I give freely
    The water of life! –Rev 21:6
    Blessed are those who wash their robes. –Rev 22:13-14
  15. John 3:1-3TEACHER
  16. Ephesians 1:3-6THE BELOVED
  17. 1Timothy 2:3-6SAVIOR & MEDIATOR
  18. John 10:11-14THE GOOD SHEPHERD
  19. John 8:12 – THE LIGHT of the WORLD
    Jesus Christ the Light of the world –John 8:12
    The Spotless Lamb
    Pure and Holy –1Peter 1:19
    The Word made flesh, full of grace and truth –John 1:14
    In Him was life and the life was the light of mankindJohn 1:4
    The Word a lamp to my feet and
    A light for my path. –Psalms 119:105
    The Lamb
    The lamp and light of the city of God! –Revelation 21:23
    {There will be no night there} –Revelation 21:25

    Jesus-Light of the world –John 8:12
    The Spotless Lamb-Pure and Holy
    The Light of mankind
    The Word-Lamp to my feet & Light to my path
    The Lamb-Lamp & Light of the city of God!
    {There will be no night there} –Revelation 21:23,25
  20. John 1:1-5THE WORD
  21. Ephesians 2:19-22CHIEF CORNERSTONE
  22. Colossians 1:15-18IMAGE of the INVISIBLE GOD
  23. Hebrews 12:1-2AUTHOR & FINISHER of OUR FAITH
  24. Matthew 1:23-25IMMANUEL
  26. John 3:15-17ONLY BEGOTTEN SON
  27. Luke 1:76-79DAYSPRING
  28. Job 19:25-27REDEEMER
  29. Revelation 1:7-8ALMIGHTY
  30. Revelation 22:16-17THE ROOT & OFFSPRING of DAVID
    …………………………….. BRIGHT & MORNING STAR
  31. John 14:3-6THE WAY – THE TRUTH – THE LIFE
    I AM the Way
    – the door by which you are saved –Jn 10:9
    I AM the Truth
    – the Word made flesh who is full of Grace & Truth –Jn 1:14
    I AM the Life
    – in Him was life, and that life was the Light of mankind –Jn 1:4
    No one comes to the Father except through Him!