Isaiah

To Marvel At His Ways

Isaiah 55:8-9 “My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord. “My ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.”   IMAGE DETAILS Jesus Statue Natchez Mississippi Natchez Cemetery…

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To Refresh Others

Isaiah 32:1-2 Look, a righteous king is coming! And honest princes will rule under him. Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a parched land.   IMAGE DETAILS Raindrops On Windshield…

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To Rise Above Fear

Isaiah 8:11-13 The Lord leaned in close – his hand on my shoulder – and gave me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does. He said, “Don’t call everything a conspiracy, like they do. Don’t fear what they fear, or dread what they dread. Instead, make the Lord of Heaven’s Armies holy…

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To Live In The Future

The Lord will remove the cloud of gloom, the shadow of death that hangs over the earth. He will swallow up death forever! The Sovereign Lord will wipe away all tears. He will remove forever all insults and mockery against his land and people. The Lord has spoken! In that day the people will proclaim,…

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To Be Held

I have called you back from the ends of the earth, saying, ‘You are my servant.’ For I have chosen you. I have not rejected you! Do not yield to fear, for I am always with you. Never turn your gaze from me, for I am your faithful God. I will strengthen you and help…

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To See Things Transformed

This is what the Lord says: “Stop dwelling on the past. Don’t even remember these former things. I am doing something brand new, something unheard of. Even now it sprouts and grows and matures. Don’t you perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and open up flowing streams in the desert.” Isaiah…

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To See Grief Redeemed

It was the Lord’s good plan to crush him and cause his innocent servant grief. For when his life is made an offering for the sins of others, he will have many descendants. He will enjoy a long life, and the Lord’s good plan  will prosper in his hands. When he sees all that…

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To Be Still

Everyone look! Come and see the breathtaking wonders of our God. For he brings both ruin and revival. He’s the one who makes conflicts end throughout the earth, breaking and burning every weapon of war. Surrender your anxiety! Be silent. Be still. Stop your striving and you will see that I am God. I am…

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To Contain Your Fear

The Lord leaned in close– his hand on my shoulder– and gave me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does. He said, “Don’t call everything a conspiracy, like they do. Don’t fear what they fear, or dread what they dread. Instead, make the Lord of Heaven’s Armies holy in your life. He…

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To Be Saved

This is what God had in mind all along, to crush his servant with pain. The plan was that he give himself as an offering for sin so that he’d see life come from it— life, life, and more life. And God’s plan will deeply prosper through him. When his servant sees all that is…

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