Tag Archives: Isaiah

The Walking Weary

The old song goes “I am weary, let me rest” and we definitely feel that way at times, plodding through endless wilderness. There is however, hope for the walking weary and it comes in Isaiah. Continue reading

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Beauty for Ashes

It’s a chorus from a beautiful old song, it’s a verse of scripture, and it says something profound about what God is up to in this world. Continue reading

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Explaining Evil

People of faith are constantly suckered in with the question “If God is all good and all loving, why did Bad Thing happen?” It’s a pointless question and I’m chucking it out the window. Continue reading

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The Silly Sower

The Parable of the Sower is usually preached as a parable of soils with the admonition to “be good soil.” This ignores the seed and the power of God alive in that seed to transform us into life. Continue reading

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It is too small a thing

God looks at Isaiah’s life, and says “y’know what’s wrong here? I’m not asking enough of you.” This is not as much of a jerk move as we might initially think. Continue reading

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Sought Out, Not Forsaken

Wait, you’re going to preach Christmas with the Old Testament? Yes, because Jesus is the in-the-flesh token that God’s word of love for us has never broken. Continue reading

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