Tag Archives: Isaiah

Prayer about a Father’s Hope

I preached about “A Father’s Hope” this past Sunday. Drawing from Isaiah chapters 7-9, I discussed how Isaiah’s sons participated in his ministry and became part of his message. As Isaiah proclaimed his message, he noted that he and his … Continue reading

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Yearning for God in the Night

“The way of the righteous is level; O Just One, you make smooth the path of the righteous. In the path of your judgments, O LORD, we wait for you; your name and your renown are the soul’s desire. My … Continue reading

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A Prayer on Mother’s Day

Isaiah the prophet said that God said concerning his people, “As a mother comforts her child, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem. You shall see, and your heart shall rejoice; your bodies shall flourish like … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Strength Every Morning

The army of a major military power had destroyed a sister nation to the north already. Now it marched into Judah. In the presence of this challenge to the faith of followers of God, the prophet Isaiah pronounced a curse … Continue reading

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A Prayer in the Midst of International Conflict

Events in Ukraine and other “hot spots” in the world drive us to our knees (at least figuratively) in prayer.  Graphic photographs portray grisly aftermath of armed conflict. Several people I know have traveled frequently to the Ukraine for mission … Continue reading

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When Personal Faith Is the Foundation for a Politician’s Prayers

Hezekiah, a later king of Judah, prayed throughout his life. He reigned during a time of crisis; Assyria conquered Judah’s sister nation of Israel to the north while he was king, and invaded Judah. While David, Asa, Jehoshaphat, and Josiah … Continue reading

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