Sunday, September 24, 2017

Remember not the former things,
nor consider the things of old.
Behold, I am doing a new thing;
now it springs forth,
do you not perceive it?
I will make a way in the wilderness 
    and rivers in the desert.

                    Isaiah 43. 18-19

(God has brought you here,
      even to what only appears
      as a barren place,
for His profound purposes).

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Fear not,
for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by name,
         you are Mine.
When you pass through the waters,
        I will be with you;
and through the rivers,
       they shall not overwhelm you;
when you walk through fire
       you shall not be burned,
and the flame shall not consume you.
For I am the LORD your God,
   the Holy One of Israel,
                         your Savior.

                      Isaiah 43. 1-3

(Do. Not. Fear.
God knows all about this,
His purposes all over it.
     "Follow Me.")

Friday, September 22, 2017

A voice cries,
"In the wilderness 
       prepare the way of the LORD,
make straight in the desert
       a highway for our God."

                             Isaiah 40. 3

(Wherever God places me today)

Thursday, September 21, 2017

...and Hezekiah went up
     to the house of the LORD,
and spread it 
         before the LORD.

                        Isaiah 37. 14

(First response in crisis,
first action for any day.
"What is Your way in this, O LORD?"
I am too busy
        not to pray first.
May God Almighty manifest Himself to you
today
         in unexpected ways)).

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

For waters shall break forth
      in the wilderness,
and streams in the desert...

                Isaiah 35. 5-6

(Now just watch
what God does 
with this impossible situation,
far profound 
  than I can ever know).

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

...in quietness
       and in trust
shall be your strength.

               Isaiah 30.15

(Trust Me in this).

Monday, September 18, 2017

...the work of My hands
                in his midst....

                 Isaiah 29. 23

(Even that which we cannot yet see,
because it is the profound hand of God,
that which only He can do,
        thick layers of wonder upon wonder.
Watch for Him.
Am I seeking God in this?)