Category Archives: Isaiah

My Vote

There are those who, in light of current events, say that if ever there was a time for the church to be knee deep into prophecy, it’s now. In all cases where I’ve heard this expressed it’s a call to … Continue reading

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The Fast God Chooses

They were committed to their religious rituals. Daily they went through the motions of seeking the LORD. They acted in ways intended to convey a desire to know His ways. They wanted God to intervene with “righteous judgments” so they … Continue reading

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Come (A Re-run)

Some thoughts from 10 years ago from this day’s reading in Isaiah. Similar season then, different circumstances (not pandemic related . . . more personal, not global). It really is a pretty compelling invitation. Spend just a couple of minutes … Continue reading

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On the Palms of My Hands

Their situation was drastically different, but the sentiment is relatable. But Zion said, “The LORD has forsaken me; my Lord has forgotten me.” (Isaiah 49:14 ESV) Judged for her rebellion? Yes. Overrun because of her spiritual adultery? Yes. Exiled in … Continue reading

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A Like No Other God

Hovering over Isaiah 45 this morning. Particularly the prophet’s words directed to a Persian king. A king called by name by a God he didn’t know. A king unaware he has been equipped by heaven to accomplish the Creator’s purposes … Continue reading

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The Stability of Our Times

I know enough about reading Isaiah that, within the prophecies of days of judgment and days of restoration, there is pictured events which are imminent and events which are little further off in the future. Judah to be judged soon, … Continue reading

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Confide and Abide

In Isaiah 6, in the year that King Uzziah died, the prophet saw the Lord sitting upon His throne high and lifted up (Isa. 6:1). But in Isaiah 7, in the days of King Ahaz, he saw the unholy alliance … Continue reading

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What More To Do?

He does all things well (Mk. 7:37). If that’s not one of the “official” attributes of God, I’m thinking it should be. Something I read in Isaiah this morning has me thinking it. In chapter five, Isaiah the prophet becomes … Continue reading

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A Common Denominator

The impact of the contrast never fades. The wonder at reading the two put side by side and beheld in but one Person is jaw-dropping, again. No wonder everything in heaven goes facedown as they behold the Lion and the … Continue reading

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Ready

Wrapped up Isaiah this morning. “Did not my heart burn?” I think as I sit back and reflect on this year’s journey through the prophet’s words. Lots I still don’t fully understand. Not sure I really know how all the … Continue reading

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