Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 21, 2012


Jeremiah 3:15 “Then I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will lead you with knowledge and understanding.” This verse should be a comfort for every member of the flock, but it calls for humility and dedication on … Continue reading

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January 20, 2012


Isaiah 65:12 “I called but you did not answer, I spoke but you did not listen. You did evil in my sight and chose what displeases me.” As I read this my immediate response is that it is all too … Continue reading

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January 19, 2012


Isaiah 63:16 But you are our Father, though Abraham does not know us or Israel acknowledge us; you, O LORD, are our Father, our Redeemer from of old is your name. This is the prayer of every Gentile Christian today, … Continue reading

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January 18, 2012


Isaiah 56:8 The Sovereign LORD declares– he who gathers the exiles of Israel: “I will gather still others to them besides those already gathered.” This verse in a way sums up the preceding seven, because it points out that God’s … Continue reading

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January 17, 2012


Isaiah 50:4 The Sovereign LORD has given me an instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being taught. This has long been a dearly … Continue reading

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January 16, 2012


Isaiah 45:3 “I will give you the treasures of darkness, riches stored in secret places, so that you may know that I am the LORD, the God of Israel, who summons you by name.” Several years ago the speaker at … Continue reading

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January 15, 2012


Isaiah 43:10-11 “You are my witnesses,” declares the LORD, “and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be … Continue reading

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January 14, 2012


Isaiah 42:6-7 “I, the LORD, have called you in righteousness; I will take hold of your hand. I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles, to open … Continue reading

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January 13, 2012


Isaiah 40:27 Why do you say, O Jacob, and complain, O Israel, “My way is hidden from the LORD; my cause is disregarded by my God”? Human beings are born with very little, if any, patience. A baby wants what … Continue reading

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January 12, 2012


Isaiah 35:3-4 Strengthen the feeble hands, steady the knees that give way; say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save … Continue reading

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