The Righteous Man is Rescued

The righteous man perishes, and no man lays it to heart; and merciful men are taken away while no one understands, for the righteous man is taken away from the evil to come. He shall enter into peace; they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.Isaiah 57:1–2 — Modern English Version …

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The Surprising Way God Reveals Himself

Come near to Me, hear this: I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there I am. And now the Lord God has sent me and His Spirit.Isaiah 48:16 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Perhaps what is present here is clear to …

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A Child is Born, a Son is Given

Here’s something that has occupied the spare processing cycles in my brain when the screen saver is active. In other words, there is something that I have been considering deeply. For unto us a child is born,unto us a son is given, and the government shall be upon his shoulder. And his name shall be …

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I Am the Lord, I Will not Share my Glory with Another

I am the Lord, that is My name;and My glory I will not give to another,nor My praise to graven images.See, the former things have come to pass,and new things I declare;before they spring forthI tell you of them.Isaiah 42:8–9 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Here is God telling …

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The True Israel

I the Lord have called You in righteousness,and will hold Your hand,and will keep You and appoint Youfor a covenant of the people,for a light of the nations,to open the blind eyes,to bring out the prisoners from the prison,and those who sit in darkness out of the prison house.Isaiah 42:6–7 — Modern English Version (Thinline …

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The Lord Who Created the Heavens is the Servant

Thus says God the Lord,who created the heavens and stretched them out,who spread forth the earth and that which comes out of it,who gives breath to the people on it,and spirit to those who walk in it:I the Lord have called You in righteousness,and will hold Your hand,and will keep You and appoint Youfor a …

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I the Lord have Called You

Thus says God the Lord,who created the heavens and stretched them out,who spread forth the earth and that which comes out of it,who gives breath to the people on it,and spirit to those who walk in it:I the Lord have called You in righteousness,and will hold Your hand,and will keep You and appoint Youfor a …

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The Servant is not Discouraged

Here is My servant, whom I uphold,My chosen one, in whom My soul delights.I have put My Spirit upon him;he shall bring forth justice to the nations.He shall not cry out, nor lift up his voice,nor cause his voice to be heard in the street.A bruised reed he shall not break,and the smoking flax he …

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He Shall Bring Forth Justice

Here is My servant, whom I uphold,My chosen one, in whom My soul delights.I have put My Spirit upon him;he shall bring forth justice to the nations.He shall not cry out, nor lift up his voice,nor cause his voice to be heard in the street.A bruised reed he shall not break,and the smoking flax he …

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