Through It All, #40, Isaiah 43

Blog #40 for November 20 “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire, you shall not be burned and the flame shall not … Continued

Satan Has No Right 39

Blog #39, for November 15, 2018 God, in his mercy, rescued me from the mess I got myself into, back in 1981. Therefore mercy is my focus in this long blog series. I learned a lot about God’s mercy from … Continued

The Light of the World #38

#38 for November 13, 2018 God’s Chosen Servant is the Light Isaiah proclaimed that the Messiah would show God to the world. He would have the Holy Spirit of God Almighty upon him and bring forth justice in his quiet, … Continued

Lifeline for God’s Instrument #37

#37 for November 8 After I’d been forgiven and called to be one of God’s instruments, God spoke to my heart through His Word, particularly Isaiah, in a mighty way. Isaiah 41:10-13 became a lifeline to me. I memorized verse … Continued

Not Rejected #36

#36 for Nov. 6 “But you…whom I have chosen…the offspring of Abraham, my friend,” (Isa.41:8). After I returned to the Lord, I reread Isaiah 41:8-14 over and over. Do these verses apply to me, too? I wondered. I hoped so, … Continued

Is God in Charge or Not? #35

#35 for November 1 Is God powerful enough to be in charge of our lives? Is he wise enough to direct our steps? Many of us can relate to the Israelites when they were captives in Babylon. They certainly must have … Continued

November Bible-Reading Plan

Here is the November Topical Bible-Reading Plan. Feel free to print it out and use it with your daily devotions. Thanks: “O give thanks to the LORD, for he is good,” Psalm 107:1 1. Psalm 7:17, Romans 1:8, 2. Ephesians … Continued

Come Forth As Gold #34

#34 for October 30, 2018 Forgiveness (justification) is instantaneous as soon as we repent. But the purification (sanctification) process will take a while. After I’d received forgiveness, I still needed to learn to trust in God’s love more completely. I … Continued

Now I Can Soar #33

#33 Blog for October 25 Through his messages of mercy, God brought me back into his heart three decades ago. Isaiah 40:1-2 speaks to people who have lost hope, as I had. “Comfort, comfort my people,— warfare is ended, her iniquity … Continued

Trust: an ongoing lifestyle #32

Post #32 in series for October 23, 2018 King Hezekiah, the Bible character in my last blog, had been a godly man and good leader. His faithfulness in trusting God had secured continued life for the nation of Judah. He … Continued