His Presence

 

Just as
the sea fled
and Jordan
turned back

the power
of My Presence
is still real
and intact.

A laid down life is God’s sanctuary.

“When Israel went out of Egypt, the house of Jacob from a people of strange languages, Judah became His sanctuary, and Israel His dominion . The sea saw it and fled; Jordan turned back. Tremble , O earth, at the presence of the LORD, at the presence of the God of Jacob.” Psalm 114:1,2,3,7 NKJV

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Sit Here

 

I am
your priest forever
sitting at
My Father’s right hand

and in
the beauty of holiness
I’ll reign
over all the land.

A laid down life has the Rod of Strength.

“The LORD said to my LORD, ‘Sit at My right hand until I make Your enemies Your footstool.’ The LORD shall send the rod of Your strength out of Zion. Rule in the midst of your enemies! Your people shall be volunteers in the day of Your power; in the beauties of holiness, from the womb of the morning, You have the dew of Your youth. The LORD has sworn and will not relent, ‘You are a priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek.'” Psalm 110:1-4 NKJV

Wait Silently

IMG_0387 waiting on
car’s bumper
not like the others

Rare to find something alive on the front of the car.

“My soul wait silently for God alone. He is my defense; I shall not be moved. Power belongs to God. Also to You, O Lord, belongs mercy.”  Psalm 62:5,6,11,12  NKJV

Power
belongs to Me
and mercy
is also Mine

that you might wait
and not be moved
from
My time line.

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Fire

imagestruggling to light

and stay lit

ignitor needed

 

The oven looked okay from the outside, but lacked fire within.

 

“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you shall be witnesses to Me. . .”    Acts 1:8 NKJV

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Freedom

imageflags flying

on the fourth of July

freedom

 

Thankful for where we are and what we have.

 

“For God has not given you a spirit of fear , but the power of love and a sound mind.”  2Timothy 1:7 NKJV

 

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There Is Forgiveness

“If You, LORD, should mark
iniquities
O LORD, who could stand?

But there is forgiveness with You;
That You may be feared.”  Psalm 130:3-4

I’m in awe of God’s power to forgive.

Lord, please teach us to be powerfully forgiving.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Powerful Enough

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billtammeus.typepad.com

Man-made gods
don’t forgive
and people can
forget to

but our God
who created all
is powerful
enough to.

Where Power Belongs

“God has spoken once,
Twice I have heard this;
That power belongs to God.
Also, to You, O Lord, belongs mercy . . .”  Psalms 62:11-12

I am so glad that power – and mercy – belong to God.

Lord, please teach me the power of being merciful this year.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Who Else But You

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Who else would we want
power to belong to
Who else would we want
to own mercy but You?

For You know  just when
to use power now
and also when nothing
but mercy will do.

Real Strength

“O You his Strength, I will wait for You.”  Psalms 59:9

I tend to think I’m stronger than I really am.

Lord, please teach me how to rely on Your strength and not my own.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Wait and See

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source – lookingfortigger.com

Our strength isn’t in the number
of pounds we can lift

nor in the amount of miles
we jog to stay fit

but in the power
of His Holy Spirit

and our joy as we trust
in all He’s doing yet.

 

(Happy New Year to you and yours! )

Awesome Majesty

“He comes from the north as golden splendor;
With God is awesome majesty.
. . .He is excellent in power,

In judgement and abundant justice;
He does not oppress.
Therefore men fear Him . . .”   Job 37:22-24

A majestic Holy just God IS a fearsome thing!

Oh Lord, help us remember not to fear those who judge us , are unjust and oppress . .. because we have You.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Fearsome

Before His splendor
we fall down
and His majesty
reflects and surrounds
as He judges us plainly
justice in His hands
the same palms that were pierced
out of His love for man.

Of Power And Love

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”  2 Timothy 1:7

God gives us so much.

Lord,  thank You for supplying us with exactly what we’ll need today.  And here’s a simple poem . . .

Sound

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source – soundmindmin.com

I give you My Spirit
of power and love

and a sound mind
to think clearly from

making sure you have everything
you need for this day

to meet the challenges
that come your way.

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