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January 26, 2019: Day 56 – Isaiah 52

This begins a very powerful next few chapters that speak about the man of sorrows, and the suffering servant that we have already touched upon in the past.  If you look at vs.13 we read that the servant of the … Continue reading

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January 25, 2019: Day 55 – Isaiah 51

Let’s be clear here that when the author speaks about Rahab in vs.9 it is not the same Rahab that we find in Joshua 2 and then again appears in Jesus’ genealogy.  This Rahab is a sea creature that the … Continue reading

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January 24, 2019: Day 54 – Isaiah 50

Not really a chapter in Isaiah that you would want to read at wedding.  It is a bit of a downer, but what would you expect from people who  were taken away from their home land and forced into captivity … Continue reading

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January 23, 2019: Day 53 – Isaiah 49

This is a pretty famous chapter for a number of different reasons.  First of all, if you read it from beginning to end I hope you sense the feeling of unease that I felt as it described a very graphic … Continue reading

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January 22, 2019: Day 52 – Isaiah 48

We see some references to very familiar imagery as Isaiah states that God is the first and the last (vs.12).  We see that Jesus is described as the alpha and the Omega which are the first and the last letters … Continue reading

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January 21, 2019: Day 51 – Isaiah 47

We get a not very dignified image of a woman who has been stripped and her nakedness has been uncovered.  It is the image of God stripping Israel because of her unfaithfulness to the Lord.  He says in vs.6 that he … Continue reading

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January 20, 2019: Day 50 – Isaiah 46

Isaiah consistently speaks out against the idols which other nations worship and the fact that they are created by our hands and then worshiped.  How is that possible?  How are we capable to create something which we then turn around … Continue reading

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January 19, 2019: Day 49 – Isaiah 45

“Only in the Lord…are righteousness and strength.”  The prophet Isaiah continues the theme of reminding us who made us and that we are the clay and God is the potter.  You see him take up that theme in vs.9 and … Continue reading

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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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