Monthly Archives: September 2015

Prostrate with Weeping

A prophecy against Moab: Ar in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night! Kir in Moab is ruined, destroyed in a night!   Dibon goes up to its temple, to its high places to weep; Moab wails over Nebo and Medeba. … Continue reading

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Draw Water from the Wells of Salvation

In that day you will say: “I will praise you, Lord . Although you were angry with me, your anger has turned away and you have comforted me. Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. … Continue reading

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Scraps of Cloth

In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his resting place will be glorious. In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second … Continue reading

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Filled with the Knowledge of the Lord

The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat, the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them.   The cow will feed with the bear, their young … Continue reading

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Sands by the Sea

In that day the remnant of Israel, the survivors of Jacob, will no longer rely on him who struck them down but will truly rely on the Lord , the Holy One of Israel.   A remnant will return, a remnant … Continue reading

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Gently Flowing Waters

That is my understanding of Jesus. He is the lion and lamb at the same time. He came to show us the way to be with God, but we are still free to choose the flood. Continue reading

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Water Holes

In that day the Lord will whistle for flies from the Nile delta in Egypt and for bees from the land of Assyria. They will all come and settle in the steep ravines and in the crevices in the rocks, … Continue reading

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Immanuel at the Aqueduct

When Ahaz son of Jotham, the son of Uzziah, was king of Judah, King Rezin of Aram and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel marched up to fight against Jerusalem, but they could not overpower it.   Now the house … Continue reading

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He whistles for those at the ends of the earth

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter.  Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and clever in their own sight.  Woe to … Continue reading

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