As a Father Loves His Children

Monday, January 28, 2012

Isaiah 63

The anointing upon the prophet Isaiah and the profound devotion he has for the Lord, bring power to his poetry. Be inspired by the expressions of faith that Isaiah shares with you. He weaves the sacred history of the Exodus as a thread of images for the present tapestry that expresses the desperate need of God’s people for restoration. Note the intimacy of God caring for the people as a father tenderly cares for his children.

Isaiah is overwhelmed with compassion for the people and for you. His prayer from verse 15 sets fire to yours. Place yourself before God who longs to restore you to himself much more than you could ever want this. Remember the words of Paul: “If God is for us, who can be against us?” (Rom 8:31)

The Reading for Today

Daily Bible Breaths

Version for Children and Families

This is the Fourth Week in Epiphany, 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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