God’s Gift to the Broken Ones: Isaiah 61

“The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is upon me,        for the LORD has anointed me        to bring good news to the poor.     He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted        and to proclaim that captives will be released        and prisoners will be freed.  2 He has sent me to tell those who mourn        that the timeContinue reading “God’s Gift to the Broken Ones: Isaiah 61”

They Are Bread for Us! [Challenges]

“Only do not rebel against the Lord. And do not fear the people of the land, for they are bread for us. Their protection is removed from them, and the Lord is with us; do not fear them.” 10 Then all the congregation said to stone them with stones. But the glory of the Lord appeared at the tent of meeting to all the peopleContinue reading “They Are Bread for Us! [Challenges]”

On Life Support

 “And I will give them singleness of heart and put a new spirit within them. I will take away their stony, stubborn heart and give them a tender, responsive heart, 20 so they will obey my decrees and regulations. Then they will truly be my people, and I will be their God. 21 But as for those whoContinue reading “On Life Support”

Left-Handed People

15 “But when the people of Israel cried out to the Lord for help, the Lord again raised up a rescuer to save them. His name was Ehud son of Gera, a left-handed man of the tribe of Benjamin. The Israelites sent Ehud to deliver their tribute money to King Eglon of Moab. 16 So Ehud made a double-edged dagger thatContinue reading “Left-Handed People”