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My Heart Will Sing!

June 30, 2018

My heart will sing – no other name
Jesus, Jesus …

Sing no other name – only JESUS
With an undivided heart
=> pure JOY
=> Filled with the Spirit

Psalm 86:11-12Teach me Your way, O LORD, and I will walk in Your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear Your name. 12 I will praise you, O Lord my God, with all my heart; I will glorify Your name forever.
Ephesians 5:18-20be filled with the Spirit. 19 Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, 20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Word Study
From NetBible Ps 30:11

  • girded me with gladness = clothed me with joy
  • clothed-‘azar[0247] = girded(metaphorical of strength), encompassed, equipped
  • joy-simchah[08057] = joy, mirth, gladness, joy (of God)
    *The root denotes being glad or joyful with the whole disposition, the whole heart [08056] [08055]

From NetBible Hos 6:3 & Ps 86:11

  • Psalm 86:11 Teach[03384] me Your way, O LORD
    Hosea 6:3 … So let us know{acknowledge}, let us press on to know{acknowledge} the LORD. His going forth is as certain as the dawn; And He will come to us like the rain, Like the spring rain watering[03384] the earth.
  • rain watering/teach[03384] = to shoot arrows, to throw water, rain, to flow as water, to instruct, to point out (as if by aiming the finger)

Notice how the word for rain/ watering is the same as teach. This is very comforting. To those who press on to know and acknowledge the Lord with an undivided{pure} heart, He will come like rain to water/teach{fill} personally.

Glory in the Highest{prayer}


Broken Bread

June 18, 2018

Your words are Spirit
Your words are lifeJn 6:63
Coming down from heaven –Jn 6:41
Broken bread
Poured out wineLk 22:19-20
Word of GodJn 1:1
The Lamb’s precious blood1Pe 1:19
Broken and poured out
From the Father through the Son
Scarlet sins
Washed white as snowIsa 1:18
Born of the incorruptible seed
Broken Bread
Poured out wine
Joy divinePs 16:11
ABIDE forevermore!1Pe 1:23

John 6:53-58 NASB … So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink His blood, you have no life in yourselves. 54 He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. 55 For My flesh is true food, and My blood is true drink. 56 He who eats My flesh and drinks My blood abides in Me, and I in him. 57 As the living Father sent Me, and I live because of the Father, so he who eats Me, he also will live because of Me. 58 This is the bread which came down out of heaven; not as the fathers ate and died; he who eats this bread will live forever.
Matthew 4:4 But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.’”

Serpents and Doves

June 14, 2018

Matthew 10:16 AMPC … Behold, I am sending you out like sheep in the midst of wolves; be wary and wise as serpents, and be innocent (harmless, guileless, and without falsity) as doves.

Be on guard, sober and alert –1Pe 5:8
Do not be deceived –Gal 6:7-8
Do not be led astray –2Cor 11:3
The unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God –1Cor 6:9-11
Be wise as serpents
=> mature in your thinking/understanding –
1Cor 14:20
Declare the whole counsel of God –Acts 20:27-29
Preach His word in and out of season –2Tim4:2
Be gentle as doves –2Tim2:25
That opponents may come to repentance that leads to the Truth
And escape the snare of the devil. –

2 Corinthians 11:2-4 NLT … For I am jealous for you with the jealousy of God himself. I promised you as a pure bride to one husband—Christ. 3 But I fear that somehow your pure and undivided devotion to Christ will be corrupted, just as Eve was deceived by the cunning ways of the serpent. 4 You happily put up with whatever anyone tells you, even if they preach a different Jesus than the one we preach, or a different kind of Spirit than the one you received, or a different kind of gospel than the one you believed.

In the Shadow We See

June 11, 2018

Psalm 91:4 NLT
4 He will shield you with His wings. He will shelter you with His feathers. His faithful promises are your armor and protection.
In the shadow, in the shadow
The hidden revealed
The concealed brought to light –Mk 4:22
The “WAY” made clear. –Jn 14:6
In the shadow, in the shadow
Of His wings rest secure
Here only in His light
Do we taste and SEE! –Ps 36:9, 34:8
He who has ears, let him hear. –Mk 4:23
1 Corinthians 2:9-12 NLT
9 That is what the Scriptures mean when they say,
“No eye has seen, no ear has heard,
and no mind has imagined
what God has prepared
for those who love Him.”
10 But it was to us that God revealed these things by His Spirit. For His Spirit searches out everything and shows us God’s deep secrets. 11 No one can know a person’s thoughts except that person’s own spirit, and no one can know God’s thoughts except God’s own Spirit. 12 And we have received God’s Spirit (not the world’s spirit), so we can know the wonderful things God has freely given us.

Forever Faithful Rock

June 8, 2018

Forever faithfulPs 100:5
Forever true Rev 19:11-13

Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. –He 13:8

Jesus Christ is faithful and true
=> He always does just what He says – there is no question!

He alone is my Rock!Ps 62:6
The LORD lives! Praise be to my Rock!
Exalted be God my Saviour!
Ps 18:46

Hebrews 10:19-23 TLB … And so, dear brothers(and sisters), now we may walk right into the very Holy of Holies, where God is, because of the blood of Jesus. 20 This is the fresh, new, life-giving way that Christ has opened up for us by tearing the curtain—His human body—to let us into the holy presence of God.
21 And since this great High Priest of ours rules over God’s household, 22 let us go right in to God himself, with true hearts fully trusting Him to receive us because we have been sprinkled with Christ’s blood to make us clean and because our bodies have been washed with pure water.

23 Now we can look forward to the salvation God has promised us. There is no longer any room for doubt, and we can tell others that salvation is ours, for there is no question that He will do what He says.

Be Still

June 5, 2018

Be still my heartPs 37:7
Take courage
Be strong and confident! Rely on the Lord!  –Ps 27:14
Trust Him
Don’t be afraid.

Be anxious for nothing. Instead, in every situation, through prayer and petition present your requests to God and thank Him for all He has done. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. –Phil 4:6-7

Be still and knowPs 46:10
The Lord Jesus is God
He hears your cry
The Prince of Peace is with you
Guarding your heart and mind
He will strengthen your heart
As you wait on Him Ps 27:14
The Lord Jesus is never failing!

Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.

Be still in the presence of the Lord,
and wait patiently for Him to act.
Don’t worry about evil people who seem to prosper
or fret about their wicked schemes. -Ps 37:7 #TrustHim #BeStill
Fear not-Don’t fret-Don’t panic-Be Still-Take Courage-Trust in the Lord-Wait on Him-The Prince of Peace is with you-He will make a way #TrustHim #BeStill


Noble Heart?

June 4, 2018

Luke 8:15 AMP … But as for that seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word with a good and noble heart, and hold on to it tightly, and bear fruit with patience.
Who has a noble heart?
Acts 17:11 AMP … Now these people were more noble and open-minded than those in Thessalonica, so they received the message [of salvation through faith in the Christ] with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
Luke 8:18 AMP … So be careful how you listen; for whoever has [a teachable heart], to him more [understanding] will be given; and whoever does not have [a longing for truth], even what he thinks he has will be taken away from him.”
Mark 4:23-25 AMP … If anyone has ears to hear, let him hear and heed My words.” 24 Then He said to them, “Pay attention to what you hear. By your own standard of measurement [that is, to the extent that you study spiritual truth and apply godly wisdom] it will be measured to you [and you will be given even greater ability to respond]—and more will be given to you besides. 25 For whoever has [a teachable heart], to him more [understanding] will be given; and whoever does not have [a yearning for truth], even what he has will be taken away from him.”

Mark 4:25 The person “who has” is one who is receptive to God’s word, while the one “who does not have” is the person who is blind to and has rejected the spiritual truth and godly wisdom already given to him. As a result, even what little he had previously understood about Jesus will no longer be clear to him.

Good Soil = Good Heart = Good Fruit{blog}

Place of Surrender

June 2, 2018

Daniel 3:16-18 Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego replied to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to give you an answer concerning this matter. 17 If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire; and He will deliver us out of your hand, O king. 18 But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we are not going to serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up.”
Esther 4:16“Go, assemble all the Jews who are found in Susa, and fast for me; do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maidens also will fast in the same way. And thus I will go in to the king, which is not according to the law; and if I perish, I perish.”
Job 13:14-15“Why should I take my flesh in my teeth
And put my life in my hands?
15 “Though He slay me,
I will hope in Him.
Nevertheless I will argue my ways before Him.


I know You’re able and I know You can
Save through the fire with Your mighty hand
But even if You don’t
My hope is You alone …
Psalm 31:23-24O love the Lord, all you His saints! The Lord preserves the faithful, and plentifully pays back him who deals haughtily{proudly}.
24 Be strong and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for and hope for and expect the Lord!


Don’t Lose Hope

May 17, 2018

Jeremiah 31:16-17 AMP … Thus says the Lord,
“Restrain your voice from weeping
And your eyes from tears,
For your work will be rewarded,” says the Lord;
“And your children will return from the enemy’s land.
17 “There is [confident] hope for your future,” says the Lord;
“Your children will come back to their own country.

Weeping or grieved over lost/deceived children?
Don’t give up
Don’t lose hope
Your work will be rewarded
Lost children will escape the enemy’s snare
2Tim 2:26
Stand firm
Your work in the Lord is not in vain!1Cor 15:58

1 Corinthians 15:58Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm{be steadfast, immovable}. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, being continually aware that your labor [even to the point of exhaustion] in the Lord is not in vain{it is never without purpose}.
2 Timothy 2:24-26The servant of the Lord must not participate in quarrels, but must be kind to everyone [even-tempered, preserving peace, and he must be], skilled in teaching, patient and tolerant when wronged. 25 He must correct those who are in opposition with courtesy and gentleness in the hope that God may grant that they will repent and be led to the knowledge of the truth [accurately understanding and welcoming it], 26 and that they may come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, having been held captive by him to do his will.

Showers of Blessings Around His Holy Hill

May 9, 2018

Ezekiel 34:26-27 AMPC … And I will make them and the places round about My hill a blessing, and I will cause the showers to come down in their season; there shall be showers of blessing [of good insured by God’s favor].

From NetBible Ezek 34:26
*“showers of blessing.” Abundant rain, which in turn produces fruit and crops (v. 27), is a covenantal blessing for obedience (Lev 26:4).

Proverbs 16:15 NLT … When the King smiles, there is life; His favor refreshes like a gentle rain.

A Song:
Showers of blessings
Showers of blessings
As the King’s rain{reign} falls.

Showers of blessings
Showers of refreshing
Around His holy hill Ps 43:3-4
Open wide your mouth and Ps 81:10
Be filled Eph 5:18
Exceeding joy
Full of glory  –1Pe 1:8
Around His holy hill.
Showers of blessings
Showers of refreshing
As the King’s rain{reign} falls
Around His holy hill
He smiles …
Ephesians 5:17-21For this reason do not be foolish, but be wise by understanding what the Lord’s will is. 18 Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit. 19 speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord; 20 always giving thanks to God the Father for everything{each other}, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, 21 and submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.
Psalm 43:3-4O send out Your light and Your truth, let them guide me; Let them bring me to Your holy hill to Your dwelling places, the places where You live{the place of Your presence/ tabernacles}. 4 Then I will go to the altar of God, To God my exceeding joy; And with my harp I will praise You, O God, my God.

O send forth Ur light & truth–Guide me–Bring me to Ur holy hill to the place of Ur presence/tabernacles–Then I will go to the altar of God–To God my exceeding joy–With my harp{heart} I will praise U–O LORD, my God! –Ps 43:3-4 #ShowersBlessings