Category: GROW

God Is Holy

God’s holiness so deeply impacted Isaiah he thought his life was over. In all likelihood, he recalled the words of God to Moses saying, “no man shall see Me and live” (Ex.33:20). Whether a vision or a view into the heavenly realm, we know Isaiah was never the same.

SECOND CHANCE

He knew his actions didn’t support his earlier claim of loyalty and devotion. He was profoundly ashamed. He was overwhelmed by his failure. He couldn’t trust his feelings, so he appealed to Jesus who knew all that was in his heart.

WAITING ON THE LORD

The word “wait” is the exact opposite of frantically trying to make something happen before its time on a self-determined timetable. Wait conveys persistent expectancy—waiting on God to accomplish His purpose at His appointed time.

Psalm 23: 6". (Albert Bierstadt after the style of Maxfield Parrish [Public domain].

Goodness and Mercy

David had come to know the Lord’s goodness over the course of a lifetime. Based on God’s past faithfulness, He had an expectant confidence of God’s continued care not only in this mortal life, but in the very presence of the Lord forever!