Category Archives: Isaiah

A New Day: My Eyes Have Seen the King, Part 5

But here is the beautiful part of this story from Isaiah 6: God makes it possible for Isaiah to be made clean. He makes it possible for the man of unclean lips to be purified. Because the most important question … Continue reading

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A New Day: My Eyes Have Seen the King, Part 4

Over 150 years ago, the great Christian philosopher Soren Kierkegaard wrote a parable about two robbers who entered a jewelry store and did something very strange: they switched all the price tags. They didn’t steal anything: they just took the … Continue reading

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A New Day: My Eyes Have Seen the King, Part 3

What do you do with a God so holy, so “other?” Isaiah gives us a good example, one that is a stark contrast to the pride of Uzziah. And I said: “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I … Continue reading

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A New Day: My Eyes Have Seen the King, Part 1

Can you imagine what it would be like to talk to someone who had actually seen God? If someone claimed to have seen God, would you be interested in what that person had to say? Would you lean in a … Continue reading

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Meditation: January 8, 2021

It’s been a difficult week. There was turmoil in Washington D.C. this week as a group of violent protesters stormed the Capitol building, wreaking havoc. It seems they thought they were taking something back. But lives were lost, as was … Continue reading

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A New Day: The Lord Has a Day, Part 4

So is the coming Day a good day or a bad day? It all depends on whether you’re part of God’s repentant remnant. For those who turn away from their idols and put their trust in God and His Messiah, … Continue reading

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A New Day: The Lord Has a Day, Part 3

But remember, we said Isaiah is like a song with three verses. And in these opening chapters, amid these pronouncements of judgment, we also find words of comfort and hope. Here are some words of comfort that remind us of … Continue reading

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A New Day: The Lord Has a Day, Part 2

For the LORD of hosts has a day… Isaiah 2:12 Early on, Isaiah introduces this concept that the Lord has a special day in store — elsewhere referred to as “the Day of the Lord.” Isaiah describes this day repeatedly … Continue reading

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A New Day: The Lord Has a Day, Part 1

I hope you’re enjoying a Happy New Year so far. It certainly feels like a new day has dawned. After 2020, I know we’re all grateful to see a new year and the possibility of better days ahead. Isaiah was … Continue reading

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