The Tender Promise Of A Shepherd

He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs with his arm, and carry them in his bosom, and shall gently lead those that are with young.    Isaiah 40:11 Jesus came to prepare the way for His flock to walk the … Continue reading The Tender Promise Of A Shepherd

He’s Going With Me

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you.  Isaiah 43:2 The power of this promise makes little sense if I fail to understand the sinister nature of water in scripture.  It’s hard to … Continue reading He’s Going With Me

What Kills a Relationship

They have forsaken Yahweh, spurned the Holy One of Israel, and turned themselves back into foreigners. Isaiah 1:4 A big blowup in a relationship is not what usually kills it. People argue. Some fight passionately. But if both are committed to the each other and … Continue reading What Kills a Relationship

The Gift Given Today Of All Days

“For I will pour water upon him that is thirsty, and floods upon the dry ground:  Isaiah 44:3 How much do I treasure what happened at Pentecost?  I’ve said goodbye to loved ones who are now in heaven.  My mother died when I was 30.  … Continue reading The Gift Given Today Of All Days

Guided Across The Great Unknown

But you will not go out in haste, nor will you go as fugitives; for the LORD will go before you, and the God of Israel will be your rear guard.  Isaiah 52:12 You know the feeling of being blindsided, don’t you?  It is to … Continue reading Guided Across The Great Unknown

The Voice Of The Future

It is I who says of Cyrus, ‘He is my shepherd! And he will perform all My desire.’  And he declares of Jerusalem, ‘She will be built’ and of the temple, ‘Your foundation will be laid.’  Isaiah 44:28  As we sit on calamitous events, it’s … Continue reading The Voice Of The Future

What Will I Need In The Days Ahead?

With joy you will draw waters from the well of salvation.  Isaiah 12:3 From what will I need saving in the days ahead?  Eternal security and the forgiveness of sins were only the beginning of what I would need as a child of God.  So … Continue reading What Will I Need In The Days Ahead?