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Isaiah 59-60
on September 25th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 60--Verse 1Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.Isaiah is speaking to the nation of Israel in this verse, but it can easily be applied to the church. We are no longer walking in the darkness of trying – and failing – to follow the law, because Jesus our Light has come and redeemed us! And now our job is to shine His light ...  Read More
Isaiah 57-58
on September 24th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 58--Verse 11The Lord will guide you continually and satisfy your desire in scorched places. Do you ever feel like you’ve been scorched by life? Why does God let that happen? Well, let’s put it this way: heat has a way of bringing out the right desires. After running a long distance under a scorching sun, you are going to be awfully thirsty. But probably not for a big C...  Read More
Isaiah 55-56
on September 23rd, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 55--Verses 8-9For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.Our reading today is all about the compassion of our God. How He brings in those who don’t deserve to be brought in, how He restores all that is broke...  Read More
Isaiah 53-54
on September 22nd, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 53— Verse 12Therefore I will divide him a portion with the many, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong, because he poured out his soul to death and was numbered with the transgressors; yet he bore the sin of many, and makes intercession for the transgressors.Another prophecy about Jesus. Jesus was numbered among the transgressors. He died a criminal’s death. An...  Read More
Isaiah 51-52
on September 21st, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 51--Verse 3For the Lord comforts Zion; he comforts all her waste places and makes her wilderness like Eden, her desert like the garden of the Lord; joy and gladness will be found in her, thanksgiving and the voice of song.This verse reminds me of the movie “Moana”, in which the main characters fight a giant lava monster to restore the heart of the island. (Spoiler: The...  Read More
Isaiah 49-50
on September 20th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 50--Verse 4aThe Lord God has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with a word him who is weary. We have all been discouraged at one time or another in our lives. “A tongue of those who are taught” (a well-trained tongue) knows just what to say to help.God has provided His Word to help - to give hope, encouragement, direction, food...  Read More
Isaiah 47-48
on September 18th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 48—Verse 13My hand laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand spread out the heavens; when I call to them, they stand forth together.Consider just two miracles that we can see daily:A seed dropped by a bird last summer sprouts in warm soil this spring, taking nutrients from the earth and converting sunshine into food, growing into a tall, leafy plant that burs...  Read More
Isaiah 45-46
on September 17th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 45--Verse 7I form light and create darkness, I make well-being and create calamity, I am the Lord, who does all these things.This is a wild and crazy verse. First time I discovered these words, I was a bit aghast. God creates darkness and calamity?? Seems a bit sinister. But then I thought about it, and it became quite a comfort. Because, you see, when you create somet...  Read More
Isaiah 43-44
on September 16th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 44--Verse 6Thus says the LORD, the King of Israel and his Redeemer, the LORD of hosts: ‘I am the first and I am the last; besides me there is no god.’In our reading today, we can see God time and time again stating His divinity as the only God, His strength, His justice, and His forgiveness. He calls Israel to repent, but also promises He will forgive them—if they woul...  Read More
Isaiah 41-42
on September 15th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 42—Verse 1Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations.What an incredible prophecy. When I read the Bible, I am blown away by the number of prophecies in it. Many prophecies are hundreds and some over a thousand years older than Jesus. The book of Isaiah was written abou...  Read More
Isaiah 39-40
on September 15th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 42—Verse 1Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations.What an incredible prophecy. When I read the Bible, I am blown away by the number of prophecies in it. Many prophecies are hundreds and some over a thousand years older than Jesus. The book of Isaiah was written abou...  Read More
Isaiah 37-38
on September 13th, 2021
Daily Devotional from Isaiah 37--Verse 20So now, O Lord our God, save us from his hand, that all the kingdoms of the earth may know that you alone are the Lord.The king of Assyria and his army were at the gates of Jerusalem. King Hezekiah was distraught and he went to prayer to ask for rescue. He needed God needed to intervene.I was intrigued about some of the reasons he used to “convince” God to ...  Read More
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