“Comfort, comfort my people, says you’re God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins.” Isaiah 40:1-2
It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the preserved of Israel; I will make you as a light for the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.” Isaiah 49:6
“A law will go out from me, and I will set my justice for a light to the peoples.” Isaiah 51:4
"The living, only the living, can thank You, as I do today; Fathers will tell their children about Your faithfulness." Isaiah 38:19
What good is it if you are "killing it" at the things that are killing you?
Are you longing for something new? Do you desire to leave the past behind? Are you ready to sing a new song? As we bring an end to a challenging year, perhaps these stirring words from the ancient prophet Isaiah might shape your thinking as you turn the page to what God has next.
It's time we splash some cold water on our face, slap our cheeks a few times and wake up to the reality that we have God... THE GOD... speaking to us, trying to put us in our place. And, when God puts us in our place, there is no where better to be than right there.