Isaiah

Beauty for Ashes

Jan 29

Beauty for Ashes   "To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified."—Isaiah 61:3        When soldiers are …

Isaiah:61:3

Refined, But Not With Silver

Jan 01

Refined, But Not With Silver   “Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.”— Isaiah xlviii. 10.   THE Lord refines his people, but he exercises great discrimination as to the means by which he does so. A silver furnace is one of the very best for the removal …

Isaiah:98:10

The Voice Behind Thee

Jul 23

The Voice Behind Thee    “And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.” — Isaiah xxx. 21.   ON the Sabbath before last we spoke concerning “the still small voice.” After the thunder and the …

Isaiah:30:21

Others to be Gathered

Oct 06

Others to be Gathered   “The Lord God which gathereth the outcasts of Israel saith, Yet will I gather others to him, beside those that are gathered unto him.” — Isaiah lvi. 8.   GOD’S work now is that of gathering. There was a time when it was scattering. Man built the tower of Babel, which was intended to …

Isaiah:56:8