“Your dead will live; their corpses will rise. You who lie in the dust, awake and shout for joy, for your dew is as the dew of the dawn, and the earth will give birth to the departed spirits.” — Isaiah 26:19 (NASB95) Many wrongly think that the concepts of life after death and bodily resurrection…

“We have waited for You eagerly; Your name, even Your memory, is the desire of our souls. At night my soul longs for You, indeed, my spirit within me seeks You diligently.” — Isaiah 26:8–9 (NASB95) I love the thought that lies within these verses, but at the same time I am deeply challenged by them….

“The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, because he trusts in You. ‘Trust in the Lord forever, for in God the Lord, we have an everlasting Rock.’” — Isaiah 26:3–4 (NASB95) I guess there should be no surprise that Isaiah connects peace to our state of mind. We all know that our mind affects our attitude, and our…

“He will swallow up death for all time, and the Lord God will wipe tears away from all faces, and He will remove the reproach of His people from all the earth; for the Lord has spoken. And it will be said in that day, ‘Behold, this is our God for whom we have waited that He might save…

“Therefore in that day the Lord God of hosts called you to weeping, to wailing, to shaving the head and to wearing sackcloth. Instead, there is gaiety and gladness, killing of cattle and slaughtering of sheep, eating of meat and drinking of wine: Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we may die.” — Isaiah 22:12–13 (NASB95) Yesterday’s…

“For you have forgotten the God of your salvation and have not remembered the rock of your refuge. Therefore you plant delightful plants and set them with vine slips of a strange god.” — Isaiah 17:10 (NASB95) The Lord, through the prophet Isaiah, got to the heart of why the children of Israel were soon going to…

“For the Lord of hosts has planned, and who can frustrate it? And as for His stretched-out hand, who can turn it back?” — Isaiah 14:27 (NASB95) It is obvious that Isaiah intended this verse to be a message to Israel, Judah and all the nations surrounding them. He was telling them all, “You might have plans to…

“When the Lord will have compassion on Jacob and again choose Israel, and settle them in their own land, then strangers will join them and attach themselves to the house of Jacob.” — Isaiah 14:1 (NASB95) God’s grace, at times, is deeper than I can understand or imagine. As I read the verse above I try to put…

“They are coming from a far country, from the farthest horizons, the Lord and His instruments of indignation, to destroy the whole land.” — Isaiah 13:5 (NASB95) So, have you ever walked through portions of your life wanting to know who is in control anyway? We hear politicians tell us that if we vote for them…

“Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation.” — Isaiah 12:2 (NASB95) As one looks at all the religions in the world, Christianity stands unique in its teaching that God is the cause of people’s salvation. Nearly all other…

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