Isaiah 43:18-20 (NIV) says this “Forget the former things, do not dwell on the past. See I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making away in the desert and streams in the wasteland.” In the context of this, God through the prophet Isaiah spends about […]
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In Isaiah 41 we read God reminding Israel of his position as sovereign creator. This is meant to reassure them as they are fearful. What do they do when fearful? Well, verse 7 tells us they literally construct more idols, instead of turning in comfort to the God who made them and is in control […]
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Sometimes, let’s face it, we get ahead of ourselves. I’m guilty of *occasionally* not thinking thru all the elements of a plan. Maybe even pressing on with a bad plan just for the sake of pressing on. You ever do that? Naaa. I didn’t think so… In Isaiah 30, the prophet is warning Israel that […]
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