Tag Archives: Isaiah

Fervent In Spirit – Romans 12:11

Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord – Romans 12:11 Who remembers the Energizer Bunny ads? The cute bunny drummed his way into televisions never slowing or letting up the pounding beat which seemed to say, “I will never stop. I will never run out of juice.” However, I have owned many […]

Who Knows Us? – Isaiah 29:15

Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the Lord, and their works are in the dark, and they say, Who seeth us? and who knoweth us? – Isaiah 29:15 Sometimes being honest with yourself is the hardest thing. We hide our feelings and our frustrations. Hide our failures and our shortcomings. […]

Love Peaceably With All Men – Romans 12:18

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. – Romans 12:18 Sometimes the biggest challenge we face is being peaceable. Making peace can be difficult, and when we face real injustice as well as lesser slights, we can grow angry and frustrated. We may dream of ways to […]

Are we deceived? – 1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. – 1 John 1:8 It is an unpopular topic: sin. Even the mention of sin today sounds old fashioned. Haven’t we risen above such notions? God forbid that we ever lose sight of true holiness and look […]

The Light Shined – Isaiah 9:2

The people that walked in darkness have seen a great light: they that dwell in the land of the shadow of death, upon them hath the light shined. – Isaiah 9:2 When we were deep in the cave, the guide spoke into his radio, “Turn out the lights.” This was my introduction into absolute darkness. […]

We Beheld His Glory – John 1:14

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. – John 1:14 It is a curious thing that none of the Apostles gave a description of Jesus’s appearance.  We do not know whether he […]

But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God… – Matthew 6:33

Matthew 6:33 – But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. “But” can be a powerful word. It changes the direction of a whole idea, and no book uses this word more masterfully than the Bible. Just a few examples show the importance […]

He Giveth Power – Isaiah 40:29

Isaiah 40:29 – He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. Weariness is a real problem. Our minds and bodies can only take so much before finding respite. The soul also needs rest, what are we to do? There is so much work! Thankfully, God designed the […]

Tremble at the Word – Isaiah 66:1-2

Isaiah 66:1-2 – Thus saith the Lord, The heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool: where is the house that ye build unto me? and where is the place of my rest? For all those things hath mine hand made, and all those things have been, saith the Lord: but to this […]

First and Last – Isaiah 44:6

Isaiah 44:6 – Thus saith the LORD the King of Israel, and his redeemer the LORD of hosts; I am the first, and I am the last; and beside me there is no God. In a competitive culture where you are expected to be faster, stronger, smarter, more innovative, more durable, and generally better than […]