Devotionals

Reflections on Isaiah 65-66

When God answers… Lately in my email I’ve been getting a short daily devotional sent from the American Baptist Home Mission Societies, and interestingly enough, the scripture passage last week […]

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Reflections on Isaiah 62

For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, until her vindication shines out like the dawn and her salvation like a burning […]

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Reflections on Isaiah 59

Does God have to listen to my prayers? Well, of course, right?  Isn’t that part of the job description?  Wouldn’t not listening to our prayers be unloving? Except… there’s quite a […]

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Reflections on Isaiah 56:9-57:21

What a change in these passages from the message of invitation, hope and blessing we read in the previous sections! Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s words on ‘Cheap Grace’ seem particularly relevant for […]

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Reflections on Isaiah 56:1-8

One of the most attractive things about Jesus is the way he welcomed both ‘insiders’ and ‘outsiders’.  Though his mission began with ‘the lost sheep of Israel’ (Matthew 15:24), he […]

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