“Do not now be stiff-necked as your fathers were, but yield yourselves to the Lord and come to his sanctuary, which he has consecrated forever, and serve the Lord your God…” 2 Chronicles 30:8 ESV » more »
“After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.” At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne. » more »
Treasured Garden represents the love He pours over you and the beauty He sees within the garden of your heart, which His Holy Spirit faithfully tends and you freely yield to Him, the One you love.
“You are my private garden, my treasure, my bride, a secluded spring, a hidden fountain.” Song of Solomon 4:12 NLT
“Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth—For your love is better than wine.” Song of Solomon 1:2 NKJV » more »
Wake Up depicts the roaring alarm being sounded. It is time to be awake!
“This is all the more urgent, for you know how late it is; time is running out. Wake up, for our salvation is nearer now than when we first believed. The night is almost gone; the day of salvation will soon be here. So remove your dark deeds like dirty clothes, and put on the shining armor of right living. Because we belong to the day, we must live decent lives for all to see…” Romans 13:11-13 (NLT) » more »
All Creation Praises is a reminder that everything is created to praise the Creator and that He is worthy of our efforts to pour forth an acceptable praise offering to our King.
“Praise the Lord from the earth, you creatures of the ocean depths,” Psalm 148:7 (NLT) » more »
Whom Shall I Fear depicts a worshiper standing fast and refusing to succumb to fear.
“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 (KJV)
Pure Love represents the warm, joyous glow of pure love being received.
“Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, so that he might present the church to himself in splendor, without spot or wrinkle or any such thing, that she might be holy and without blemish.” Ephesians 5:25-27 (ESV) » more »
Irrepressible Joy captures the childlike exuberance that comes with complete faith and trust in our Father and the joy and love found in His arms.
“But let all those who take refuge and put their trust in You rejoice; let them ever sing and shout for joy, because You make a covering over them and defend them; let those also who love Your name be joyful in You and be in high spirits.” Psalm 5:11 (AMP) » more »
Winter Has Passed represents that moment of breakthrough as a season of barrenness blossoms into a season of flourishing.
My beloved speaks and says to me, Rise up, my love, my fair one, and come away. For, behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing [of birds] has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land. Song of Solomon 2:10-12 (AMP) » more »
Shining Light represents our role as light-bearers shining against any obstacle and reflecting the Master’s glory.
In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven. Matthew 5:16 ESV » more »
Releasing All depicts one who is holding nothing back from the Father – hands and arms open – yielded to His perfect will.
“I came naked from my mother’s womb,” he said, “and I shall have nothing when I die. The Lord gave me everything I had, and they were his to take away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.” Job 1:21 (TLB) » more »
True Wisdom depicts one solely focused on YHVH (the Lord) – the Holy One – and humbly staying in a place of reverential fear.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight. Proverbs 9:10 » more »
Thundering Vanquisher depicts the Lord of all creation fighting on our behalf and bringing forth the promised victory!
“He made darkness His secret place; His canopy around Him was dark waters And thick clouds of the skies. From the brightness before Him… The Lord thundered from heaven, And the Most High uttered His voice… He sent out His arrows and scattered the foe, Lightnings in abundance, and He vanquished them.” Psalm 18:11-14 (NKJV) » more »
King of Glory depicts the Lion of the Tribe of Judah – our King – emanating His glory over His glorious creation.
“…I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple… Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!” Isaiah 6:1, 3 (ESV) » more »
Promised Lines depicts a worshiper unafraid to move into what the Father has promised.
“The Lord is my chosen portion and my cup; You hold my lot. The lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; indeed, I have a beautiful inheritance.” Psalm 16:5-6 (ESV)
Hopeful Dawn depicts the undaunted and steadfast worshiper who – filled with expectation – is awaiting the new morning.
I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words. Psalm 119:147 (ESV)
The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 (ESV) » more »
Noble & Steadfast depicts a watchman not growing weary in the battle – remembering what we’re fighting for is worth the effort and we are not alone.
And let us not lose heart and grow weary and faint in acting nobly and doing right, for in due time and at the appointed season we shall reap, if we do not loosen and relax our courage and faint. Galatians 6:9 (AMP) » more »
Make Haste depicts running to Him – with a heart full of love. It’s a call to the bride “Awaken from your slumber! Arise and make haste – delay not!”
“I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.” Psalm 119:60 KJV (Hebrew in the image)
“For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.” 1 John 5:3 ESV » more »
Garden of Abiding depicts the bride awaiting the Beloved, like one of the lilies ready to be gathered.
“My beloved has gone down to his garden to the beds of spices, to graze in the gardens and to gather lilies.” Song of Solomon 6:2 (ESV) » more »
Into the King’s Chambers depicts His beloved reverently ascending into the King’s lair as His glory swirls above Him like a crown.
“Behold, you are beautiful, my love, behold, you are beautiful! …You are altogether beautiful, my love; there is no flaw in you. You have captivated my heart, my sister, my bride; you have captivated my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace.” Song of Solomon 4:1a, 7, 9 » more »
Praise Him reminds us that ALL creation is to praise Him and rejoice in the blessings He has poured out on us.
“Praise the Lord from the heavens! Praise Him from the skies! …Let every created thing give praise to the Lord, for He issued his command, and they came into being. Praise the Lord from the earth, you creatures of the ocean depths… wild animals and all livestock, small scurrying animals and birds… Let them all praise the name of the Lord. For His name is very great; His glory towers over the earth and heaven!” Psalm 148:1, 5, 7, 10, 13 NLT » more »
Reflections of Grandeur depicts the glory of His creation, all declaring that He is.
“They know the truth about God because he has made it obvious to them. For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.” Romans 1:19-20 NLT » more »
He is for Us depicts a vulnerable young one being protected from dangers he is completely unaware of by the Hosts of Heaven.
“…If God is for us, who can be against us?” Romans 8:31 » more »
Soaring with Him depicts both the splendor as well as the sometimes lonesomeness of the high calling.
Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Matthew 6:10 » more »
Whisper His Name depicts a faithful one huddled on the ground with her shield lying on top of her, wounded and tired, but still whispering the name of her God, and waiting on Him.
I believe that I shall look upon the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living! Psalm 27:13