Archive for the ‘devotional’ Category

Isaiah 63:7–8: “I will mention the loving...

March 24th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here in the middle of Isaiah 63 are three verses that stand in sharp ...

Isaiah 62:6–7: “I have set watchmen on your...

March 23rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
These words, written by Isaiah 2700 years ago, seemed like a complete impossibility until ...

Isaiah 61:1–2: “The Spirit of the Lord God...

March 22nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When Jesus was about 30 years old, He was invited to read from the ...

Isaiah 60:1–3: “Arise, shine; / For your...

March 21st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
If we have heard it once, we have heard it a thousand times from ...

Isaiah 59:16: “He saw that there was no man,...

March 20th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Someone said that intercession is "speaking a word to God on behalf of another." ...

Isaiah 58:6: “Is this not the fast that I have...

March 19th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
During a Sunday service, a woman experienced a healing in her body, so she ...

Isaiah 57:20–21: “But the wicked are like...

March 18th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The word wicked here means those who persist in their wickedness by not responding ...

Isaiah 56:7: “Even them I will bring to My...

March 17th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This verse is a familiar one because Jesus quoted it as he drove the ...

Isaiah 55:1: “Ho! Everyone who thirsts, / Come...

March 16th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This passage is addressed to everyone; so it doesn't matter if you are black ...

Isaiah 54:17: “‘No weapon formed against...

March 15th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here we find a promise from God that He is still honoring to this ...

Isaiah 53:9: “And they made His grave with...

March 14th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Isaiah tells us that it was no accident that Jesus was placed on a ...

Isaiah 52:4–5: “For thus says the Lord God:...

March 13th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God was reminding His people that they had been taken into slavery before. First ...

Isaiah 51:6: “Lift up your eyes to the heavens,...

March 12th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In this chapter, our heavenly Father, through the prophet Isaiah, reminds us of eternity. ...

Isaiah 50:6: “I gave My back to those who struck...

March 11th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Although none of the gospel writers record that Jesus' beard was pulled out, we ...

Isaiah 49:16: “See, I have inscribed you on...

March 10th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
This Scripture beautifully describes just how important God's children are to Him. Perhaps, because ...

Isaiah 48:22: “‘There is no peace,’...

March 9th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Away from God, walking habitually in sin, we are enemies of God Almighty. And ...

Isaiah 47:1: “Come down and sit in the dust,...

March 8th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The nation of Babylon was referred to here as a virgin because it had ...

Isaiah 46:4: “Even to your old age, I am He,...

March 7th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
God promises to not only take care of us but to carry us from ...

Isaiah 45:23: “I have sworn by Myself; / The...

March 6th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
When God says, "I have sworn by Myself," He is assuring us that the ...

Isaiah 44:6–7: “Thus says the LORD, the King...

March 5th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
In these verses, God gives multiple titles, or names, for Himself so that we ...

Isaiah 43:18–19: “Do not remember the former...

March 4th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Today many don't believe that God intervenes in people's lives; and if He did ...

Isaiah 42:3: “A bruised reed He will not break,...

March 3rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
During Isaiah's time, reeds grew along the riverbanks, and kids would break them and ...

Isaiah 41:8–9: “But you, Israel, are My servant,...

March 2nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
We notice that God calls Abraham, "my friend," speaking no doubt of Abraham's faithfulness ...

Isaiah 40:31: “But those who wait on the LORD...

March 1st, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The formidable Assyrian army threatened to destroy Jerusalem, and the people were panicked. The ...

Isaiah 39:2: “And Hezekiah was pleased with...

February 28th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
The Lord had warned Hezekiah not to trust in human help, but to rely ...

Isaiah 38:9–10: “This is the writing of Hezekiah...

February 27th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
King Hezekiah wrote of his feelings of helplessness at facing death. When we do ...

Isaiah 37:1: “And so it was, when King Hezekiah...

February 26th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Rabshakeh, the leader of the Assyrian army came to Jerusalem and threatened to destroy ...

Isaiah 36:7: “But if you say to me, ‘We...

February 25th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Here in chapter 36 of Isaiah, we break into a historical section. The speaker ...

Isaiah 35:10: “And the ransomed of the LORD shall...

February 24th, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Isaiah was describing both the Jews return from Babylonian captivity, as well as their ...

Isaiah 34:16: “Search from the book of the...

February 23rd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
Isaiah challenges his readers to "search from the book of the LORD," meaning, study ...

Isaiah 33:5–6: “The LORD is exalted, for He dwells...

February 22nd, 2018 by Pastor Ed in devotional
These words of comfort are as true today as they were when Isaiah said ...