Monthly Archives: June 2015

deceptive assumptions

Isaiah 53:1-5 1 Who has believed our message, and to whom has the arm of Yahveh been revealed? 2 Because he grew up like a stalk before him, and like a root from dry ground. He had no form and … Continue reading

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the disturbing one

Isaiah 52:11-15 11 Turn around, turn around, get out of there! Do not touch any unclean thing. Get out from the middle of it, keep clean, you who carry the vessels of Yahveh. 12 Because you will not go out … Continue reading

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feet and voices

Isaiah 52:7-10 7 How well fitting on the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who announces peace, who brings good news, who announces deliverance, who says to Zion, “Your God is reigning as king.” 8 The … Continue reading

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he is the reason

Isaiah 52:1-6 1 Get up, get up!; put on your strength, Zion! Put on the clothes that show your beauty, Jerusalem, city of holiness; because the uncircumcised and the unclean will not keep entering you any longer. 2 Shake yourself … Continue reading

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false hopes replaced

Isaiah 51:17-23 17 Get yourself up! Get yourself up! Stand up, Jerusalem, you who have already drunk from the hand of Yahveh the cup of his wrath; you have drunk the glass, the cup of staggering; you have drained it … Continue reading

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four looks at God

Isaiah 51:12-16 12 I — I am He — your encourager, Who are you — and you are afraid of man? he dies! And of Adam’s son — he is made of grass! 13 And you forget Yahveh your maker, … Continue reading

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the really permanent things

Isaiah 51:6-11 6 Lift your eyes to the skies and stare at the ground under you; because those skies will disappear like smoke, and that ground will wear out like clothing, and those who live on it will die just … Continue reading

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look to that rock

Isaiah 51:1-5 1 “Listen to me, you who are pursuing righteousness, who are seeking Yahveh. Look to that rock from whom you were hewn, and to that deep pit from whom you were quarried. 2 Pay close attention to Abraham … Continue reading

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walk in the flame

Isaiah 50:6-11 6 I surrendered my back to those who struck me, and my cheeks to those who pulled out the beard; I did not hide my face from their insults and spitting. 7 The Lord Yahveh will help me; … Continue reading

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teacher’s tongues

Isaiah 50:1-5 1 This is what Yahveh says: “Where is your mother’s divorce document with which I divorced her? Or to which of my buyers did I sell you? Pay attention; you were sold because of your sins; because of … Continue reading

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