Day 28 ~ Can You Shock God? Part II

sunrise above clouds

  "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?

lunar eclipse

“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!

he delivered me

"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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Day 22 ~ God Is Big Enough!


“It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, and its inhabitants are like grasshoppers;” Isaiah 40:22a This verse tells me something so simple and yet so profound about God. God is BIG! Now, I'm sure you all knew that, but just think again with me what it means for your life today, because...

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Day 21 ~ Have You Not Known??

listening ear

"Have ye not known? have ye not heard? hath it not been told you from the beginning? have ye not understood from the foundations of the earth?" -Isaiah 40:21 Knowing, hearing, being told, and understanding that God is the maker of heaven and earth and the only true God is the greatest gift we could...

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Day 20 ~ Root Out the Idols


“He that is so impoverished that he hath no oblation chooseth a tree that will not rot; he seeketh unto him a cunning workman to prepare a graven image, that shall not be moved.” (Isaiah 40:20) You may have read this verse and thought: “Time out! I have never carved an idol out of a tree....

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Day 19 ~ Our Limitless God!

melting gold

“The workman melteth a graven image, and the goldsmith spreadeth it over with gold, and casteth silver chains” – Isaiah 40:19 Yesterday I left you with the question, “What is the problem with an incorrect view of God?” Immediately you might have thought.   It causes us to become...

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