It is Our Pleasure to Announce …

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... the names of those who have completed the 2015 Journey Memorization Challenge!! {excluding Journey leaders} Amy Schwartz Anna Ferraro Anna Joulfaian Bethany Ferraro Bethany Johnson Bethany Vanderford Carolyn Hills Charity Morrison Christen Richardson Daniel Hancock Elisa Joulfaian Erika...

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Day 31 ~ Wait on The Lord

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  “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” – Isaiah 40:31 OK. Have you read verses 28 and 30 again? Read it slowly. Good. Now read the last verse –...

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Day 30 ~ “Even the Youths Shall Faint …”

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“Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall:” – Isaiah 40:30 I have learned SO MUCH about who God is just in this chapter. Verse 28 especially describes the power, endurance, and energy of our Creator. This all sounds so good and it is, but I don’t think...

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Day 29 ~ He Increases Strength!

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“He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.”  Isaiah 40:29 Physically exhausted and emotionally drained - can you identify with these symptoms?  Perhaps you are worn-out after a season of care giving, a college paper, a missions trip, or pressing work...

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Day 28 ~ Can You Shock God? Part II

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  "Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding." -Isaiah 40:28 [Brief re-cap of yesterday's post: Israel is so completely self absorbed,...

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Day 27 ~ Can You Shock God?

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“Why sayest thou, O Jacob, and speakest, O Israel, My way is hid from the LORD, and my judgment is passed over from my God?” -Isaiah 40:27 I know the title seems almost silly. I know we can't shock God. Yet, as I read the words of this verse, I feel that there is a sense of disbelief in God's...

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Day 26 ~ The Lord, Our Deliverer!

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"Is God able to deliver me?" The question haunted me. I had fallen to yet another temptation the night before, and for some reason I could not bring myself to believe the answer I knew to be true. I knew it in my head. I've grown up singing the chorus "He is able to deliver thee" all my life, but...

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Day 25 ~ Like Who?


“To whom then will ye liken me, or shall I be equal? saith the Holy One.” Isaiah 40:25 Wow, it is already 25 days into this New Year. Time moves so swiftly. I hope and pray that this chapter has been a blessing to you, I know it has been to me. As we come to today’s verse, I have to sit back...

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Day 24 ~ The Bedrock of The Word


“Yea, they shall not be planted; yea, they shall not be sown: yea, their stock shall not take root in the earth: and he shall also blow upon them, and they shall wither, and the whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.” (Isaiah 40:24) I don't know if I will ever forget the storm that blew...

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Day 23 ~ God Is Big Enough! Part II


“Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them like a tent to dwell in; who brings princes to nothing, and makes the rulers of the earth as emptiness.” Isaiah 40:22b-23 If you know anything about the stars and the universe, you know they’re really big compared to us; but to...

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