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Day 212 – God’s Instrument

Day 212 – God’s Instrument

Thoughts and Reflection Today Isaiah proclaims that Cyrus, the king of Persia, is God’s shepherd. Cyrus worships false gods and does not know the Lord. He will later be God’s instrument in fulfilling his purpose. He will defeat the nations and return the...
Day 211 – Called by Name

Day 211 – Called by Name

Thoughts and Reflection We read that Cyrus will be the king of Persia in the distant future. The Lord warned his people that they will experience terrible things because they have turned away from him, but they should not fear because they are his. God tells them this...
Day 210 – Speaking God’s Word

Day 210 – Speaking God’s Word

Thoughts and Reflection In today’s reading, we should realize there are different time periods and contexts between Isaiah and Ezekiel. There are two time periods of exile happening here. Isaiah writes before the Babylonian Exile and is based in the land of...
Day 209 – God Comforts His People

Day 209 – God Comforts His People

Thoughts and Reflection Today we read Isaiah 40. This chapter may sound familiar to you as it is read a lot during the season of Lent. St John the Baptist also helps to prepare the people for the coming of Christ and Proclaims Jesus as the lamb of God. Today we also...
Day 208 – The Futility of Idols

Day 208 – The Futility of Idols

Thoughts and Reflection Today we hear about the story of Assyria, Sennacherib how says he will concure Jerusalem since he has defeated other nations. Hezekiah turns to the Lord who hears his prayer for protection, deliverance and longer life. Baruch encouragement as...