A Godly Response to Bad News

Today’s Bible reading* models for us a godly response to bad news. King Sennacherib’s spokesman delivers bad news to King Hezekiah, warning him that God cannot defend against Assyria any more than any other god could protect the people who worshiped it. And he tells God’s people to reject King Hezekiah’s leadership. But you may…

I Saw the Lord

Today’s Bible reading* contains a beautiful picture of when Isaiah saw the Lord in heaven. He describes God and His majesty. He describes angels — how they looked and how they moved. He describes the angels’ worship of God. He describes the effects that God’s presence has on heaven. Isaiah also describes his reaction to…

God Compares His Children to Donkeys

In today’s Bible reading* we hear God’s disappointment and frustration. God uses donkeys and oxes to express His feelings about His children. “I have raised children and brought them up, but they have rebelled against me.The ox knows its owner, and the donkey its master’s feeding trough,but Israel does not know; my people do not understand.”(Isaiah…