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Isaiah

Worthless, Wild Grapes

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!  (Isaiah 5:20) This warning was specifically delivered to God’s people, the people of Israel, by the mouth of his prophet Isaiah.  It was …

lost causes

All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned – every one- to his own way; and the Lord has laid …

true strength

In quietness and in trust shall be your strength.  Isaiah 30:15 (This was a picture I took on Sunday from our car …

the power of the mind

You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. (Isaiah 26:3 – emphasis mine) …

filthy rags

We have all become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous deeds are like a polluted garment. We all fade …

then shall your light rise

if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the desire of the afflicted, then shall your light rise in the …

no weapon formed against you

no weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This …

your God reigns

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of …

the dry sea

Behold, by my rebuke I dry up the sea, I make the rivers a desert; (Isaiah 50:2) A recurring theme throughout Isaiah …

peace like a river

Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like …