For the Lord GOD will help me; therefore shall I not be confounded: therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed. -Isaiah 50:7 I love the image Isaiah sets in the 50th chapter of his eponymous book. If we remember that flint is a hard … Continue reading Day 61: Setting Our Faces Like Flint
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. -Isaiah 49:15 This verse encourages us that God will never forgot us. We must know that each and every one of us are precious to God. … Continue reading Day 60: God Will Never Forget You!
Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands? -Isaiah 45:9 The writer of Hebrews said in the 10th chapter, 31st verse that it is a terrible … Continue reading Day 59: Striving with Your Maker
I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour. -Isaiah 43:11 One of my favourite songs right now is Relentless by Hillsong United. The second verse says: The time is up for chasing shadows. You gave the world a Light to follow. The Book of John illustrates this so clearly: we … Continue reading Day 58: No Christ, No Saviour
I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images. -Isaiah 42:8 Hi, have you met God? He is absolutely in love with you and has been waiting forever to tell you that. He has everything you could ever need. He's loving, … Continue reading Day 57: The Jealous God
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever. -Isaiah 40:8 A simple verse with a simple message: the word of The Lord stands forever. If I have nothing to hold unto, nothing to hope for, nothing to trust, I will place all my bets on this fact. … Continue reading Day 56: The Forever Word
For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth. -Isaiah 38:18 Each morning I wake up, I start my prayer by saying "thank God for life!". Regardless of the stae in which we find ourselves, we should each thank God for … Continue reading Day 55: The Grave Cannot Praise Thee!
And said, Remember now, O LORD, I beseech thee, how I have walked before thee in truth and with a perfect heart, and have done that which is good in thy sight. And Hezekiah wept sore. -Isaiah 38:3 The story of Hezekiah's life being extended has been preached from nearly every pulpit. I'm sure we … Continue reading Day 54: A Heart Like Hezekiah
Wherefore, my beloved, as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling. - Philippians 2:12 When Paul was writing this letter to the Philippians, he was encouraging them to take their salvation seriously. The emphasis in the … Continue reading Day 53: More Than A Sinners Prayer, Salvation Requires Relationship
Now therefore, O LORD our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that thou art the LORD, even thou only. -Isaiah 37:20 When the King of Assyria threatened Judah, King Hezekiah was afraid. He may not have shown his fear in public, but he knew that he … Continue reading Day 52: Verse of the Day: Sending an SOS (Isaiah 37:20)