Monthly Archives: January 2019

January 18, 2019: Day 48 – Isaiah 44

I wonder if you ever thought that the actual physical Bible, the book itself, could be seen as an idol?  How do you feel if someone throws a Bible away?  Isn’t there a sense that goes well beyond waste, a … Continue reading

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January 17, 2019: Day 47 – Isaiah 43

One random thought that I had while I was reading this chapter is found in vs.12 where Isaiah has the Lord say to us: “You are my witnesses.”  So, Stacy and I served for 4 years within the Waldensian Church … Continue reading

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January 16, 2019: Day 46 – Isaiah 42

Once again a very significant chapter in Isaiah.  This is the Scripture that Jesus read while he was in his home synagogue in Nazareth.  There is talk about liberating the poor and the oppressed in this chapter.   There is talk … Continue reading

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January 15, 2019: Day 45 – Isaiah 41

God is once again declaring His place as the Creator and what that means in respect to who we are as the creature.  If you look at vs.4 you can see the author state: “I, the Lord, am first, and … Continue reading

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January 14, 2019: Day 44 – Isaiah 40

This is a chapter that requires extensive time to get the whole import of it.  It is hugely powerful, hugely.  Let’s start from the back and work our way forward.  First, look at vss.27-31, these are verses that I read … Continue reading

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January 13, 2019: Day 43 – Isaiah 39

The only thing I can say is that I really don’t like Hezekiah all that much.  What we read in this chapter is that the prophecy for Hezekiah is that his children will be carried away to Babylon along with … Continue reading

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January 12, 2019: Day 42 – Isaiah 38

So, if you are ever feeling a bit sickly go ahead and take a lump of figs and apply them to a boil and voila`, you’ll feel much better, it might even take you away from the edge of the … Continue reading

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January 11, 2019: Day 41 – Isaiah 37

We find ourselves in a story that is historical, so stay with it until the bitter end.  Hezekiah is the king of Judah, or we can call it Israel, it is the Southern Kingdom, but we will call it Israel … Continue reading

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January 10, 2019: Day 40 – Isaiah 36

So we have an exact date and time for when this event, this confrontation, took place in the Israelite history.  We know that this took place in 701 when the Assyrian King Sennacherib defeated Hezekiah and the people of Judah.  … Continue reading

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January 9, 2019: Day 39 – Isaiah 35

This is a breath of fresh air as we read about the promise of the new day that will come where there will be singing and rejoicing.  God will strengthen the weak hands and he will be present with us … Continue reading

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