Rejoicing at This Word – Acts 13:38-48

“‘Let it be known to you therefore, brothers, that through [Jesus] forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you, and by him everyone who believes is freed from everything from which you could not be freed by the law of Moses. Beware, therefore, lest what is said in the Prophets should come about: “Look, you scoffers, […]

For My Name’s Sake – Isaiah 43:6-7

“I will say to the north, Give up, and to the south, Do not withhold; bring my sons from afar and my daughters from the ends of the earth, everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.” Isaiah 43:6-7 In setting up what God has […]

Doing a New Thing – Isaiah 43:18-19

“Oh, how abundant is your goodness, which you have stored up for those who fear you and worked for those who take refuge in you, in the sight of the children of mankind!” Psalm 31:19 “Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it […]

We Have Waited For Him – Lamentations 3:25-26

“The LORD is good to those who wait for him, to the soul who seeks him. It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.” Lamentations 3:25-26 It is good to wait quietly, because His salvation will come. It is good, because He is good. He is faithful. And this […]

Witnesses – Isaiah 43:10

“‘You are my witnesses,’ declares the LORD, ‘and my servant whom I have chosen, that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor shall there be any after me.’” Isaiah 43:10 Lately I’ve been struggling with discouragement. One twist in the road has served […]

Peace At All Times – 2 Thessalonians 3:16

“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.” 2 Thessalonians 3:16 This verse has me dwelling on peace. What it is, where it comes from. Most particularly, why we are able have peace “at all times in every way.” For those […]

Opening Rivers – Isaiah 41:17-18

“When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the LORD will answer them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them. I will open rivers in the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys. I will make the wilderness a […]