Category: July

  • July 21 – A Sober Reminder from GOD

    Reading Isa. 65:1-66:24 2 Kings 19:37 2 Chron. 33:10-17 Devotional Isaiah concludes his prophecy with a very sober reminder from GOD: 1 Thus says the LORD, “Heaven is My throne and the earth is My footstool. Where then is a house you could build for Me? And where is a place that I may rest?…

  • July 20 – A Message of Hope in Times of Despair

    Reading Isa. 60:1-64:12 Devotional GOD continues providing His children a message of hope despite their coming destruction. 1 “The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, Because the LORD has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives, And…

  • July 19 – Three Important Truths from the Mind of GOD

    Reading Isa. 57:1-59:21 Devotional Today’s devotional will focus on three key truths that GOD gives us from His mind. 1. Why Righteous People Die One of the most frequently asked questions is, “Why do good people die?” GOD gives us the answer in Isa. 57:1-2: 1 The righteous perish, and no one takes it to…

  • July 18 – A Future of Hope

    Reading Isa. 54:4-56:12 Devotional Israel was as a bride to GOD. Despite having to punish her for her unfaithfulness, GOD still loved her as a husband. Today’s reading offers beautiful promises of a future filled with hope to the ones who will accept GOD’s invitation. These truths apply to us today just as much as…

  • July 17 – Isaiah Foretells the Messiah’s Suffering and Victory

    Reading Isa. 51:1-54:3 Devotional In today’s reading, GOD foretells through the prophet Isaiah how the coming Messiah will live and ultimately give Himself as the sacrifice to save the world. For Christians, Isa. 53 is an often-referred-to passage of Scripture. As a result we need to ensure that we slow down long enough to grasp…

  • July 16 – Exiled, but Never Forgotten

    Reading Isa. 48:16-50:11 Devotional In today’s reading, GOD comforts His children by letting them know that, even though they will suffer in exile—away from their homeland, He will never leave them nor forget them. 8 Thus says the LORD: “In an acceptable time I have heard You, And in the day of salvation I have…

  • July 15 – Babylon Will Fall

    Reading Isa. 45:14-48:15 Devotional In today’s reading GOD discusses future events and His plans to destroy Babylon and cause idolators to know that He is the One God. 14 Thus says the LORD: “The labor of Egypt and merchandise of Cush And of the Sabeans, men of stature, Shall come over to you, and they…

  • July 14 – Cyrus, GOD’s Future Instrument

    Reading Isa. 43:8-45:13 Devotional In today’s reading, GOD imparts some especially insightful wisdom for the Israelites of Isaiah’s day (and us as well). Among the most interesting “nuggets” is that a king by the name of Cyrus will be used as GOD’s instrument to rebuild Jerusalem and restore Israel to glory. More on this later.…

  • July 13 – GOD’s Future for Israel

    Reading Isa. 41:11-43:7 Devotional GOD continues His message of hope as He reveals plans for the Israelites’ future. 13 For I, the LORD your God, will hold your right hand, Saying to you, ‘Fear not, I will help you.’ 14 “Fear not, you worm Jacob, You men of Israel! I will help you,” says the…

  • July 12 – Isaiah Prophesies GOD’s Message of Comfort

    Reading Isa. 40:1-41:10 Devotional With Manasseh in control, the future of Judah is sealed. His great wickedness is provoking GOD to bring about the destruction long-foretold, even as far back as Moses. Isaiah now focuses his message on the future events which are coming in order to show that it is GOD who is bringing…