Author: Christianne

27
Nov

Believe the Promise

Isaiah 54:17 – “No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you.  This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and this is their vindication from me.”  According to a very brief internet check, forging a weapon is easy, provided one has all that is necessary […]

26
Nov

MORE POWERFUL THAN FIRE AND WATER

Isaiah 43:2 – “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, nor shall the flame scorch you.”  In this life, our trials are not a matter of ‘if’, but a matter of ‘when’, and Jesus was The […]

25
Nov

THE INCESSANT FOUNTAIN OF LIFE

Isaiah 58:11 – “The Lord will guide you continually, And satisfy your soul in drought, And strengthen your bones; you shall be like a watered garden, And like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.”  It is so incredibly reassuring and comforting to believe and trust in the Lord and to rely on His promises that never fail.  To […]

24
Nov

How to Get God’s Attention

Isaiah 58:8- “Your light shall break forth like the morning, your healing shall spring forth speedily, And your righteousness shall go before you; The glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard.”  Preceeding this verse, God through the prophet Isaiah warns men about real ‘fasting’, where men ‘think’ they are pleasing God by fasting, not […]

23
Nov

The Permanent and Unfailing Love of God

Isaiah 54:10 – “For the mountains shall depart and the hills be removed, But My kindness shall not depart from you, Nor shall my covenant of peace be removed, says the Lord.”  Looking at the majestic mountains that surround us; the hills; the mighty oceans; the mighty trees with their enormous trunks: we think them as permanent […]

22
Nov

Change Your Ways

Isaiah 55:7 – “Let the wicked forsake his way, And the unrighteous man his thoughts, Let him return to the Lord, and He will have mercy on him; For He will abundantly pardon.”  We all know that it is not an easy thing to change our ways: how we speak, our habits, the food we like, and […]

21
Nov

Bless the LORD, O my soul

Psalm 103:1 – “Bless the LORD, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name.”  “To “bless” is more than to praise; it is to praise with affection and gratitude.“(Pulpit Commentary).   “My soul is the Psalmist’s self or personality: all that is within me are the various organs of the body, which were regarded by the […]

04
Sep

When We Are Tired We Need Rest

-Matthew 11:29- “Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Jesus wants us to ‘take’ His yoke upon us, because His yoke is lighter than that which is not His. Then He helps us carry our own weights, […]

03
Sep

GO AHEAD: LIE DOWN AND REST

–Matthew 11:28 – “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Don’t you miss the feeling of being picked up as a child and held by the strong arms of an adult?Here in this verse Jesus is inviting us – to secure us, and to also […]

02
Sep

DO NOT FEAR

Matthew 10:30-31 “The very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.“ A healthy person looses about 100 strands of hair per day. And many of us are not concerned about how many strands we still have, we really don’t count our hair. However, […]