God Acts for His Own Sake

Isaiah 48 in today’s Bible reading* drives home the point that God acts to bring attention to Himself. He does everything for His own sake. I will delay my anger for the sake of my name,and I will restrain myself for your benefit and for my praise,so that you will not be destroyed.Isaiah 48:9 (CSB)…

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…

Really Praise the Lord!

Over and over in today’s Bible reading* the psalmist encourages God’s people to praise the Lord. Why? Because praise is the only appropriate response to God’s Person and provision! So what does “praise” mean? The Hebrew word is the basis for Halleluiah. Actually, Halleluiah literally means, praise the Lord. The word means to boast about…