Therefore the Lord will wait, that He may be gracious to you;And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you.For the Lord is a God of justice;Blessed are all those who wait for Him. – Isaiah 30.18We know all about how we are supposed to wait. We have seen that at least a dozen times. We are used the fact that we are supposed to wait on God.But here we read about something
“Woe to the rebellious children,” says the Lord,“Who take counsel, but not of Me,And who devise plans, but not of My Spirit,That they may add sin to sin; - Isaiah 30.1God tells us in His word that we are wise to seek advice from a multitude of advisors. I am glad that He does that and I am glad for all the godly advice I have received. I don’t know what I would have done without it.That’s
Therefore the Lord said:“Inasmuch as these people draw near with their mouthsAnd honour Me with their lips,But have removed their hearts far from Me,And their fear toward Me is taught by the commandment of men, - Isaiah 29.13They honour me with their lips, but they have removed their hearts from me.The problem of paying lip service to God without the heart to go with it is nothing new.
Let grace be shown to the wicked,Yet he will not learn righteousness;In the land of uprightness he will deal unjustly,And will not behold the majesty of the Lord.Lord, when Your hand is lifted up, they will not see.But they will see and be ashamedFor their envy of people;Yes, the fire of Your enemies shall devour them. – Isaiah 26.10-11‘Let grace be shown to the wicked even though he
You will keep him in perfect peace,Whose mind is stayed on You,Because he trusts in You. – Isaiah 26.3Perfect peace. That is a goal I think all of us can identify with. We would all lie to have total peace in our lives where we don’t have to worry about all the thing that trouble our minds.God says here that those who minds are fixed on Christ and those who trust in Him will find perfect
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