Total Dependency

Isaiah 22:8-14 (ESV) In that day you looked to the weapons of the House of the Forest, 9 and you saw that the breaches of the city of David were many. You collected the waters of the lower pool, 10 and you counted the houses of Jerusalem, and you broke down the houses to fortify the wall….

The Gospel as Told by Isaiah (Ch27)

(Warning- you may want to actually follow along in your own bible. I think it would make it easier to understand.) I really loved this chapter so I wanted to break it down and really analyze it. There is no brand new revelation that I have received from this passage, but rather a beautiful reminder…

Thy Will Be Done (through me)

I felt like the Lord challenged me today as I was praying. I always pray that the Lord’s perfect will would be done and then I pray those things which I already know to be his will over my requests, BUT the Holy Spirit brought to my attention that I hardly ever ask, “What is…

Confessions

Here in the silence is where I hear the most. The sounds of my dreams fill the room. The laughter of another, safe, warm The comfort of not being alone. Remembering what it feels like again, Hope drowns out despair, but long-suffering does not come easily. I long to be above my desires. I long…

Intelligent Minds

“Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing it is stupid.” -Albert Einstein —————————————————————————— “What else does this craving, and this helplessness, proclaim but that there once was in man a true happiness of which now remain to him…

Missionary Minds

“Here I am, send me; send me to the ends of the earth; send me to the rough, the savage pagans of the wilderness; send me from all that is called comfort on earth; send me even to death itself, if it be but in Thy service, and to promote thy kingdom.” -David Brainard  …

Knowing and Having Forgotten

Today’s reading happened to be in Isaiah 17, but the Holy Spirit brought to my attention the beautiful correlation between this passage and another which I had studied with some friends just last week. In summary, Isaiah 17 is about the nation of Israel’s foreign alliance with Damascus which brought upon them the judgement of…