My Light Has Come #53

#53 for January 22, 2019 Isaiah paints a picture of evil in chapter 59. Because people’s sins have cut them off from the Lord, God can’t answer their prayers with blessings. Isaiah says, “So justice is far from us, and righteousness … Continued

Do You Know The Suffering Servant? #45

Post #45 for Dec. 6 Isaiah 49-53  Hundreds of years before Jesus walked on this earth, Isaiah said a suffering servant, the Messiah, would come—an individual who would bring Israel back to God. God would be glorified through this servant. … Continued

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

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

Topical Bible Reading for September

For our September topical Bible-Reading, I decided to focus on the Prayers from the Bible. As with the others, you have permission to print this out and use for your daily Bible Reading.  . 1. Philippians 1:2–6. Apostle Paul prays … Continued

Review and Summary of How God Rescues From Messes (1-14) #15

This is #15 in a blog series called How God Rescues from Messes.  Mercy is when God forgives us, rescues us from the messes we’ve made, and lovingly restores us. Since the book of Isaiah became so meaningful to me … Continued

Picture of Redemption, part 2 (#13)

August 14, 2018 (#13 of series) God ‘s plan of redemption (aka God’s plan of salvation) began with Adam and Eve. It is like a red thread stretching throughout the Bible to tell about the Messiah. From Abraham on, in the … Continued

Picture of Redemption, part 1 Post #12 of series

 August 9, post #12 in series of God Rescues From Messes “Before I was afflicted, I went astray, but now I obey your word.” Psalm 119:67. I’ve been writing, in the past several blogs, about God’s mercy. I hope when you … Continued

Shine on Us, Post # 10, July 31, 2018

Post #10, July 31, 2018          The evangelical prophet, Isaiah, presents a vivid picture of God. Unlike King Ahaz, who refused to trust in God, Isaiah had surrendered himself to the love of God demonstrated in “God … Continued