Tag: Isaiah

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

Think back over 2000 years ago, to a time when the nation of Israel dwelt captive in the Babylonian empire. Life is bleak, cold, hard. Thoughts of freedom have been abandoned. Hope is all but forgotten. Centuries before, God had covenanted with the great King David and promised that his royal line would never die […]

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Six Comforting Truths from Isaiah 40

I just completed my daily Bible reading . . . and now I have Handel’s Messiah going through my head. And a whole host of other hymns and songs that were written from the contents of this chapter. It starts off proclaiming comfort to God’s people, specifically to His chosen nation of Israel. After centuries […]

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