Monthly Archives: October 2015

Rivers into Islands

Sing to the Lord a new song, his praise from the ends of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and all that is in it, you islands, and all who live in them.   Let the wilderness and … Continue reading

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The Poor and Needy Search for Water

“The poor and needy search for water, but there is none; their tongues are parched with thirst. But I the Lord will answer them; I, the God of Israel, will not forsake them. I will make rivers flow on barren … Continue reading

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A Drop in the Bucket

Surely the nations are like a drop in a bucket; they are regarded as dust on the scales; he weighs the islands as though they were fine dust.   Lebanon is not sufficient for altar fires, nor its animals enough for … Continue reading

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In the Hollow of His Hand

A voice of one calling: “In the wilderness prepare the way for the Lord ; make straight in the desert a highway for our God.    Every valley shall be raised up, every mountain and hill made low; the rough ground … Continue reading

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I will defend this city

In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you are going to … Continue reading

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Grass Sprouting on a Roof

This is the word the Lord has spoken against him: “Virgin Daughter Zion despises and mocks you. Daughter Jerusalem tosses her head as you flee.   Who is it you have ridiculed and blasphemed? Against whom have you raised your voice … Continue reading

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Assyrians at the Aqueduct Revisited

In the fourteenth year of King Hezekiah’s reign, Sennacherib king of Assyria attacked all the fortified cities of Judah and captured them. Then the king of Assyria sent his field commander with a large army from Lachish to King Hezekiah … Continue reading

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