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Congratulations Journey Challenge Participants!

Congratulations Journey Challenge Participants!

Wow! It is hard to believe that another Journey Challenge has been completed. We are so thankful for all of you that participated in the Journey Challenge during the month of January and memorized and meditated on Isaiah 55. Although the Journey Challenge has finished...

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How To Complete The Challenge!

How To Complete The Challenge!

Praise the Lord for all that he has been revealing to us from this wonderful, rich chapter of Scripture! As we have meditated on the truths contained in this chapter we have seen the blessedness of hungering and thirsting after the Lord, we have seen the need to turn...

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Take Time To Finish Memorizing Isaiah 55

Take Time To Finish Memorizing Isaiah 55

Praise the Lord that His Word is living, active and powerful! As you may have noticed yesterday's post was on the last verse of Isaiah 55. We have  finished about a week early to give you time to finish memorizing Isaiah 55 and to sure up your memory on the whole...

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Instead of Thorns

Instead of Thorns

"Instead of the thorn shall come up the fir tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree: and it shall be to the LORD for a name, for an everlasting sign that shall not be cut off."  Isaiah 55:13 I remember an instance happening several years ago that...

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Led By God’s Peace

Led By God’s Peace

"For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands."  Isaiah 55:12 This verse is a special verse to me. Someone shared it with me...

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The Power Of The Word Of God

The Power Of The Word Of God

“So shall My word be that goeth forth out of My mouth: it shall not return unto Me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.”  – Isaiah 55:11 Notice what the verse does not say… So shall God’s word be that...

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Seed And Bread

Seed And Bread

“For as the rain cometh down, and the snow from heaven, and returneth not thither, but watereth the earth, and maketh it bring forth and bud, that it may give seed to the sower, and bread to the eater:” –Isaiah 55:10 This verse is a metaphor –but for what? If we stop...

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As The Heavens Are Higher Than The Earth

As The Heavens Are Higher Than The Earth

“For as the heavens are higher then the earth, so are my ways higher then your ways, and my thoughts then your thoughts. ” (Isaiah 55:9) I hear both rebuke and exhortation here. God says earlier in the chapter that we are double minded - “Wherefore do you spend...

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Receiving The Thoughts And Ways Of God

Receiving The Thoughts And Ways Of God

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD.” (Isaiah 55:8) As I began meditating on Isaiah 55:8, I was pricked with a sense of sadness. I was saddened by the reality of separation.  God is thinking thoughts. God has ways of...

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Forsaking Your Thoughts

Forsaking Your Thoughts

“Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.” Isaiah 55:7 Perhaps you have heard before of the need to forsake your wrong ways....

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Am I Seeking The Lord?

Am I Seeking The Lord?

“Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near” Isaiah 55:6 "Lord, am I seeking You? Am I seeking You while You may be found and calling upon You while You are near? You said, “Ask and it shall be given to you, seek and you shall find...

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Calling To Strangers

Calling To Strangers

" "Behold, thou shalt call a nation that thou knowest not, and nations that knew not thee shall run unto thee because of the Lord thy God, and for the Holy One of Israel; for he hath glorified thee.” Isaiah 55:5 What would make you reach out to a stranger, or compel a...

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Experiencing God’s Faithfulness In Trials

Experiencing God’s Faithfulness In Trials

“Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.”  Isaiah 55:4 This verse speaks of God’s care for His people. He gave David as a witness of His faithfulness, keeping power, and His sufficiency to meet all of David’s needs,...

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