Repentance vs. Rejection

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 65–66; 2 Kings 19:37; 2 Chronicles 33:10-17 Like Jennifer, I am “confused” and amazed, not only by the image of God (in reality!) reaching out His hands and pleading with a people who did not seek Him, but also at the astonishing imagery of the actual fact

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Is God Angry At Me?

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 60:1-22; 61:1-11; 62:1-12; 63:1-19; 64:1-12 Praise the Lord, it is Friday! Do you feel confused as you read Isaiah? I feel confused and literally sick (yes, I get seasick) because God is either promising the best or He is angry with us (yes, up & down here

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Words & Peace

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 57:3-21; 58:1-14; 59:1-21 This was a long day for me, but God made it great by allowing me to share his Word with three people during my day. Then, I looked at our reading today…. Oh boy… “There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked”.

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Agreement of Peace and Love

Today’s Reading: Isaiah. 54:9-17; 55:1-13; 56:1-12 God made two specific covenants with us in today’s reading: Peace & Love. “So now I have sworn not to be angry with you, never to rebuke you again. Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for

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Pinnacle

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 51:1-54:3 Isaiah 53 is often considered the climax of Isaiah’s message. The innocent, suffering Servant, in willing submission to injustice, is put to death for the sake of others (and afterwards given life again!). The messages prophesied by Isaiah until today have been a crescendo to this,

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Probe It

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 48:16-50:11 On Sunday we continued our “40 Days in the Word” study by looking at another helpful way of reading the Bible: “Probe it”. John Summerfield reminded us that “probing” means to explore the details and so the idea is to read a short Bible passage through

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God, The One And Only God

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 45:15–48:15 How refreshing to read the titles of the first two sections – Egyptians will know God & Idolaters will know God. And for the Egyptians, it says that they say, “Surely God is with you, and there is no other; there is no other god.” I

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How Great Is Our God

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 43:8–45:13 It seems to me that within our passage today, God keeps bringing us back to the fact that He is the Creator God – or more accurately OUR Creator God – the Sovereign Almighty! This is the first and most helpful realization for us as we

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My Faithful God

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 41:11-29; 42:1-25; 43:1-7 I am so embarrassed this morning. After spending an hour this morning for prayer, I started my morning work, which was full of obstacles. More than anything, I was challenged with being accused falsely and with needing provisions. After another hour and half of

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The Majesty And Love Of Our God

Today’s Reading: Isaiah 40:1-31 & 41:1-10 What does God look like to you? “to whom will you compare me? Or who is my equal?” Have you ever stood on the edge of a giant cliff and felt the power of God as the waves crashed in? “who has measured the

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