stoop, they bow down together; they cannot save , but are themselves going into captivity.
Listen to Me , O house of Jacob, and all the remnant of the house of Israel, you who have been borne by Me from your birth, carried from the womb:
Even to your old age I am He, and even to hair white with age will I carry you. I have made, and I will bear; yes, I will carry and will save you.
To whom will you liken Me and make Me equal and compare Me, that we may be alike?
They lavish gold out of the cup or bag, weigh out silver on the scales, and hire a goldsmith, and he fashions it into a god; they fall down, yes, they worship it!
They bear it upon their shoulders ; they carry it and set it down in its place, and there it stands. It cannot move from its place. Even if one cries to it for help, yet cannot answer or save him out of his distress.
remember this, be ashamed and own yourselves guilty; bring it again to mind and lay it to heart, O you rebels!
remember the former things, of old; for I am God, and there is no one else; I am God, and there is none like Me,
Declaring the end and the result from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure and purpose,
Calling a ravenous bird from the east--the man who executes My counsel from a far country. Yes, I have spoken, and I will bring it to pass; I have purposed it, and I will do it.
Listen to Me, you stiff-hearted and you who have lost heart, you who are far from righteousness (from uprightness and right standing with God, and from His righteous deliverance).
I bring near My righteousness , it will not be far off; and My salvation shall not tarry. And I will put salvation in Zion, for Israel My glory .
Summary: The Salvation Army internationally currently has a theme of "The Whole World Mobilising". God has a theme of Salvation for mankind through Jesus Christ. this is a short challenge to pray for people worshipping at places of worship of in Sri Lanka.
Summary: It’s important that we are all on the same calendar so our schedules, planning, agendas will match. If God has a calendar, and I think He does, where is present placement on God’s calendar of events.
Summary: Will we remain faithful to the one and only true and living God? Will we trust him alone for security, for salvation? Or will we look to other gods, false gods who offer much but deliver nothing?
Summary: I. EXORDIUM:
When there's a fire in your house, which one will you carry first to safety? your idols/images or your money?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
Believers with idolatries.
To show that GOD can't be compared to idols or ima
Summary: God takes each of our lives and with the worst of our days He still crafts a wonderful and beautiful masterpiece out of our lives. All we need do is trust the Master’s Hand as He brings us each new tomorrow.
Summary: This life is not about me; it's all about Him! God wants the glory and will receive the glory. He is a jealous God and will not share that glory with anyone or anything else. This kicks against me slightly - because I feel that desire for glory too, yet
Summary: We remember what matters to us. God asks us to remember what He has done for us, but our attachment to money competes with that memory. We need to remember what God has done among us and that His mission is for all to experience it. That will loosen ou