All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on him the iniquity of us all. - Isaiah 53:6 This verse of one of my faves. One of the difficulties many people have when witnessing is not offending the person being spoken to. … Continue reading Day 65: The Universal Sin
How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth! - Isaiah 52:7 Everyone likes good news, and this verse reminds us of that simple truth. Let's endeavour (as much as possible) … Continue reading Day 64: Forget Gossip, Go for Good News!
July has been tough. Only 11 days in, and I can say without a shadow of a doubt that this month has been the most difficult month for me so far this year. BUT despite the difficulties and challenges that have arisen this month, I am encournaged by the word I read in Isaiah: … Continue reading Day 63: Everlasting Joy (Lessons From Isaiah)
I realise that I've been pretty flaky with posts recently, so I just thought I'd get back on it. The last verse I wanted to discuss before I went on a break was from Isaiah 51: Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away … Continue reading Day 62: Lessons From Isaiah – Our Eternal Salvation
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