For the LORD is our judge, the LORD is our lawgiver, the LORD is our king; he will save us. -Isaiah 33:22 Again, I love this verse. It describes God as our Judge and our Lawgiver. For me, and mainly due to my legal background, I find it easiest to relate to God as our … Continue reading Day 49: Lessons from Isaiah: God The Lawgiver
14 The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings? 15 He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his … Continue reading Day 48: 6 Ways To Improve Your Spiritual Life
And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the effect of righteousness quietness and assurance for ever. -Isaiah 32:17 The verse above illustrates the importance of being righteous. We are made to understand that righteousness worketh peace within us, and it gives us an assurance forever.
Stop being afraid to fail. Stop being fearful. If you don't stop being fearful, you will always be traumatised. Stop complaining. You keep complaining about what you haven't got. What HAVE you got? Stop blaming your past - your past is what's qualifying you.
Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, -Hebrews 12:1 I thought I would deviate a little and touch on this … Continue reading Day 45: The Sin That Besets
Woe to them that go down to Egypt for help; and stay on horses, and trust in chariots, because they are many; and in horsemen, because they are very strong; but they look not unto the Holy One of Israel, neither seek the Lord! -Isaiah 31:1 This verse simply reminds us that we should look … Continue reading Day 44: Who Do You Trust?
And therefore will the LORD wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he be exalted, that he may have mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him. -Isaiah 30:18 Often we find it hard to marry God's characteristics. Here is … Continue reading Day 43: The Patient Judge
Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste. -Isaiah 28:16 Sometimes I just go through my Bible and look at the various Names of God/Jesus (or NOG as I say … Continue reading Day 42: Another Name
Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee. -Isaiah 26:8 Hold up. How did I jump from Isaiah 21 to Isaiah 26 and not mention Isaiah 23:3????? As you have probably realised, I am … Continue reading Day 41: Desiring God
Isaiah 21:6. More than a best selling novel, God is looking for us. True to form, God is looking for Watchmen, and it is more about our willingness than our abilities. For thus hath the Lord said unto me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth. -Isaiah 21:6 Are you willing to … Continue reading Day 40: Willing Watchmen