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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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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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