Isaiah delayed… NaNoWriMo in full swing


I'm afraid I ran out of time, so my series on Isaiah is on hold for now. I'll be back to it in January. At the moment I'm up to my armpits in National Novel Writing Month 2018. The challenge to write 50,000 words in 30 days. If you're looking at this on a laptop …

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Isaiah 36 and 37 – The Power of Prayer


We move from prophecy to history in the next few chapters. Take a look at 2 Kings 18 and 2 Chronicles 29 and you'll see what a good King Hezekiah was. He reversed a lot of the pagan practises that Ahaz had brought in. "Hezekiah trusted in the Lord, the God of Israel. There was no one …

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Waiting for the abundance of Isaiah 35


Greetings all. Welcome to the new followers - and thank you 🙂 I'm continuing a short series in Isaiah; sharing some of the encouragement and challenge of reading the book over the summer. If you like, you can read Isaiah and Me or The Isaiah Disclaimer as these were my introductory posts. It was a  …

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A funny thing happened on the way to Isaiah 30


Before we jump in, make sure to pop back on Friday when I'll be starting the blog tour for the 2018 Chaiya Art Awards compilation, 'Where is God in our 21st century world?' I'll be interviewing one of the finalists and sharing some images from the book. For now, back to Isaiah... I look back …

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Don’t blame your tools – Isaiah 28


If you've just joined us or haven't visited for a while, hello and welcome 🙂 You might want to have a quick read of  "Isaiah and Me" or "The Isaiah Disclaimer." They'll give you a bit of background to this short series I'm focusing on at the moment. Sharing a few thoughts on my time …

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Isaiah in the early 20s


I was all ready to give up by the time I got to Isaiah 24!  It was verse after verse of warnings and terrible prophecy. Egypt (chp 19), Egypt and Cush (chp 20), Babylon (chp 21) , Jerusalem (chp 22) , Tyre (chp 23) , then the whole earth (chp 24) . I should have …

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Godly Gory Stories – Isaiah 14, 15, 16


It took me to chapter 13 to really dig in and commit to seeking God in this Book. I wanted to know how these ancient words could speak in to the things hanging on my heart. So I began to pray about specific issues I'm facing, not having much confidence that there would be any …

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