Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your earnings for what does not satisfy? Hearken diligently to Me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness .
Incline your ear and come to Me; hear, and your soul will revive; and I will make an everlasting covenant or league with you, even the sure mercy (kindness, goodwill, and compassion) promised to David.
Behold, I have appointed him (Him) to be a witness to the nations, a prince (Prince) and commander (Commander) to the peoples.
Behold, you The identification of the one here addressed is uncertain. A proportionately large number of authorities believe it to be Israel, as here indicated, but other interpreters think it is the Messiah , or David as His representative. shall call nations that you know not, and nations that do not know you shall run to you because of the Lord your God, and of the Holy One of Israel, for He has glorified you.
Seek, inquire for, and require the Lord while He may be found ; call upon Him while He is near.
Let the wicked forsake his way and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to the Lord, and He will have love, pity, and mercy for him, and to our God, for He will multiply to him His abundant pardon.
For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, says the Lord.
For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways and My thoughts than your thoughts.
For as the rain and snow come down from the heavens, and return not there again, but water the earth and make it bring forth and sprout, that it may give seed to the sower and bread to the eater,
So shall My word be that goes forth out of My mouth: it shall not return to Me void , but it shall accomplish that which I please and purpose, and it shall prosper in the thing for which I sent it.
For you shall go out with joy and be led forth with peace; the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.
Instead of the thorn shall come up the cypress tree, and instead of the brier shall come up the myrtle tree; and it shall be to the Lord for a name of renown, for an everlasting sign and memorial , which shall not be cut off.
Summary: "The Empty Manger" is about a guy who noticed the nativity display at his church was missing the baby Jesus. Everything else was there but the most important piece was missing. In life, everything else can be there but if Jesus is missing it's incomplete.
Summary: The lesson deals with the age-old topic of how to deal with pain, sorrow, and grief. It talks about the need to understand that God is in control, and that sometimes there are blessings contained in those heartaches we experience.
Summary: In this message, Yours truly has endeavoured to bring to the fore the stark contrast in the thinking of the Worldly wise and the Wisest One in the Universe whose ways and thoughts are far higher than those termed as “brilliant” by the finite World (1 Cor 1:25).
Summary: I would like for us to look at one of the most fascinating and central themes of the word of God. The Lamb. And I hope as we go through this that we will see how God's ways and thoughts are higher than our own.
Summary: When it comes to disasters and accidents there are 2 ways to look at it: Man’s way or God’s way. Whatever the problem God has a solution. He’s the Master fixer upper. But you must learn to cooperate with God so He can bring the total restoration.
Summary: From the beginning of time man wanted to know where he came from and WHO he was. He refused to accept God's way because HIS reality differred from his creator's. Through the ages he was like a blind man, who was struggling to find the light switch.
Summary: MOST CHANGES IN OUR WORLD HAVE COME AS A RESULT OF PEOPLE SEEKING AN EASY BELIEVING CHRISTIANITY THAT WILL NOT COST ANYTHING TO FOLLOW,. WE WANT TO BE BUDDY-BUDDY AND NOT STRESS THE NEED OF REPENTANCE.
Summary: This chapter from Isaiah contains a two part message: 1) "Message of the Evangelist," which is the content of the gospel message; and 2) "Assurance of the Evangelist," which provides encouragement to those sharing their faith in Jesus Christ.