Category Archives: Isaiah

The moment you became dangerous…

December 12, 2107 “For a child has been born—for us! the gift of a son—for us! He’ll take over the running of the world. His names will be: Amazing Counselor, Strong God, Eternal Father, Prince of Wholeness. His ruling authority will grow, and there’ll be no limits to the … Continue reading

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Carrying extra weight…?

December 11, 2017 “Christ arrives right on time to make this happen. He didn’t, and doesn’t, wait for us to get ready. He presented himself for this sacrificial death when we were far too weak and rebellious to do anything … Continue reading

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Waiting on you ….

December 7, 2017 “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set free the oppressed, to proclaim the … Continue reading

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He showed up anyway …

December 6, 2017 “Indeed, an hour is coming, and has come, when each of you will be scattered to his own home, and you will leave me alone.” John 16:32 Christian Standard What would you do if you knew beforehand … Continue reading

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Time scars

November 16, 2017 “One man had been an invalid there for thirty-eight years. When Jesus saw him stretched out by the pool and knew how long he had been there, he said, “Do you want to get well?” John 5:5-6 … Continue reading

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The ScarFinder’s reach …

“A leper came to him, begging on his knees, “If you are want to, you can cleanse me.” Deeply moved, Jesus put out his hand, touched him, and said, “I want to. Be clean.” Mark 1:40-41 The Message He asked … Continue reading

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There is no fine print …

July 13, 2017 “But you are the ones chosen by God, chosen for the high calling of priestly work, chosen to be a holy people, God’s instruments to do his work and speak out for him, to tell others of … Continue reading

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God’s longing for you …

June 30, 2017 “Therefore the Lord longs to be gracious to you, and therefore He waits on high to have compassion on you.” Isaiah 30:18 New American Standard The Lord sees everything and still He longs for you. What an … Continue reading

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Finding your shape …

June 27, 2017 “Holy, Holy, Holy is God-of-the-Angel-Armies. His bright glory fills the whole earth.” Isaiah 6:3 The Message An old Montana preacher described Isaiah’s work as calling Promised-People to submit their lives “to being shaped by the Word of … Continue reading

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Stopping on the road … letting go

June 26, 2017 “God the Master, the Holy One of Israel, has this solemn counsel. “Your salvation requires you to turn back to me and stop your silly efforts to save yourselves. Your strength will come from settling down in … Continue reading

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