01.20.20 – 01.26.20

Week of 01.20.20 – 01.26.20 Readings Isaiah 9:1-4  •  Psalm 27:1, 4-9  •  1 Corinthians 1:10-18  •  Matthew 4:12-23 Context Isaiah 9:1-4 As we move back in the book of Isaiah, before the exile has happened, we return to the initial calls from Isaiah on the people to return to God.  In the previous chapter (chapter eight) Isaiah has outlined theContinue reading “01.20.20 – 01.26.20”

01.13.20 – 01.19.20

Readings Isaiah 49:1-7  •  Psalm 40:1-11  •  1 Corinthians 1:1-9  •  John 1:29-42 Primer Isaiah 49:1-7 As we witnessed last week in Isaiah’s prophecies, Isaiah is addressing a people who have been completely traumatized and placed into their new reality.  While they had ignored God’s instruction through his prophets for decades, now they are experiencing the fruit of their choice toContinue reading “01.13.20 – 01.19.20”