Tag Archives: Divine Initiative

The Potter and the Clay

Last week’s passage was hard-hitting because it hit us where it hurts—our self-righteousness. Nevertheless, though Isaiah exposed that at length in chapter 63, he’s not done yet. You see, we’re so good at deceiving ourselves that we can acknowledge self-righteousness … Continue reading

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The Invitation

Since September we’ve been working our way through the second major section of Isaiah in a series I’ve called the Servant and the City. Today with chapter 55 we reach the end of this section. So let me summarize where … Continue reading

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The King, Our Confidence, and His Initiative

Last week was my first flight since the Germanwings plane went down in the Alps. It was exactly on my mind until I walked down the jetway to board the plane. When I was greeted by the attendant, I thought, … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (5/9/15)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 31–32 31.1 Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help, who rely on horses, who trust in the multitude of their chariots and in the great strength of their horsemen, but do not look … Continue reading

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