Doing What Delights the Lord

Monday, December 17, 2012

Isaiah 58

Prophecies that release new energies for worship and for lively contact with the Lord—this is the passion of Isaiah. Take a piece of paper, put a line down the middle, noting on the left those actions that delight the Lord, on the right side, those in which you alone take delight. Do you notice a difference? Pray against a spirit of religiosity; this would have acts of worship be apart from making justice and peace.

Be moved by the passionate concerns of the Lord, becoming one with the priorities of God. Catch the inner sense of the meaning of the word “delight,” used four times. Each of these verses has the power to make the rough places in your life smooth for the coming of the Lord.

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This is the Third Week in Advent, Year C
See “Solar and Sacred Seasons” in the menu above.
Mondays are dedicated to the Prophets. We read Isaiah in season of Advent to Epiphany.

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