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Getting Isaiah 40 into our blood

One of the questions that was asked following Sunday’s sermon was “how can we keep in our minds the picture Isaiah 40 paints of God”?  One answer is to sing these truths into our hearts, because we’ll indoctrinate ourselves with what we sing.   And there’s nothing wrong with indoctrination – provided it is good doctrine! This song based upon Isaiah 40 should do the…

Taking in Isaiah 40:12-26

Key verse: verse 12. Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, or with the breadth of his hand marked off the heavens? Key question: How does Isaiah persuade us that we can enter 2013 hopefully, no matter what we might be facing? Monday: Read Isaiah 40:1-11.  Why are these words comforting? Tuesday: Read Mark 1:1-15.  If  John the Baptist was “the…

Bible Biology

(as first seen on The Friday Fought) If the goal of Bible study is homage, its foundation is observation. There simply is no subsitute for time in the text. “Too often students of the Bible rely on second-hand, derivative knowledge, acquired from pastors, teachers, parents, books about the Bible, or other secondary sources. While all of these have their place, there is…