Category Archives: Isaiah

Eddying Out – Isaiah Iditarod

I have been struggling to balance the demands of the end of the semester with the demands of the book of Isaiah.  Yesterday was the last water reference in Isaiah so rather than start the book of Jeremiah I decided … Continue reading

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Like a Flooding Stream

Hear the word of the Lord , you who tremble at his word: “Your own people who hate you, and exclude you because of my name, have said, ‘Let the Lord be glorified, that we may see your joy!’ Yet … Continue reading

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Broth of Impure Meat

I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me; I was found by those who did not seek me. To a nation that did not call on my name, I said, ‘Here am I, here am I.’   All … Continue reading

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Boiling Water

Oh, that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you!   As when fire sets twigs ablaze and causes water to boil, come down to make your name known to your enemies and cause … Continue reading

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Distressed

I will tell of the kindnesses of the Lord , the deeds for which he is to be praised, according to all the Lord has done for us— yes, the many good things he has done for Israel, according to … Continue reading

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Fly Along Like Clouds

Lift up your eyes and look about you: All assemble and come to you; your sons come from afar, and your daughters are carried on the hip.   Then you will look and be radiant, your heart will throb and swell … Continue reading

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A Pent-up Flood

Jesus washed over the Judea countryside like a flood of living water to transform all those who were willing to listen Continue reading

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A Well-Watered Garden

Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?   Is it not to share your food with … Continue reading

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The Tossing Sea

And it will be said: “Build up, build up, prepare the road! Remove the obstacles out of the way of my people.”   For this is what the high and exalted One says— he who lives forever, whose name is holy: … Continue reading

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Filled with Beer

Come, all you beasts of the field, come and devour, all you beasts of the forest!   Israel’s watchmen are blind, they all lack knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they cannot bark; they lie around and dream, they love to … Continue reading

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