Christian, You’re in the Way 

In Sunday’s text, I highlighted how God’s word of promise in Isaiah 30:20-21 ultimately points to Christ: 

20 And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will not hide himself anymore, but your eyes shall see your Teacher. 21 And your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, "This is the way, walk in it," when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left. [Isaiah 30:20-21 ESV]

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Mary, Martha, and Knowing God

This past Sunday’s reading of Isaiah 29 has brought to mind a point of reflection that has often come upon me. This reflection is particularly prompted by verse 13 of Isaiah 29 wherein the Lord says, "These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship of me is based on merely human rules they have been taught.”

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"Do This, Do That"

Sometimes, Scripture just grabs you. I’m thankful that when God revealed himself through the written Word that he wielded all the gifts of verbal artistry given to the human writers. Certain parts of Scripture require great attention and perseverance in seeking understanding. Others are so clear, so familiar, that they can knock us upside the head straightaway.

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