Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Day 183


Is Your Redeemer

"Rejoice, barren one, who did not give birth; burst into song and shout, you who have not been in labor! For the children of the forsaken one will be more than the children of the married woman," says the Lord. "Enlarge the site of your tent, and let your tent curtains be stretched out; do not hold back; lengthen your ropes, and drive your pegs deep. For you will spread out to the right and to the left, and your descendants will dispossess nations and inhabit the desolate cities. Do not be afraid, for you will not be put to shame; don't be humiliated, for you will not be disgraced. For you will forget the shame of your youth, and you will no longer remember the disgrace of your widowhood. For your husband is your Maker- His name is Yahweh of Hosts- and the Holy One of Israel is your Redeemer; He is called the God of all the earth."
Isaiah 54:1-5 (Holman Christian Standard Bible)

The compassion and purpose of Yahweh presented in these 5 verses is... breathtaking.

Especially when one considers the ingrained religious prejudices of any give age... this age included.

My prayer today: "Oh Yahweh. Help me to see Your Word, read Your Word, as though I had never heard a whisper about You, or what has been recorded... could You erase every preconception I have about You or Your service?

Would You?"

This is in The Name.

xtnyoda, shalomed

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