11-17 December 2016

Expectancy and Hope

  • READ MORE Sunday  11 December 2016
    Matthew 11:2-11

    “As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds about John: ‘What did you go out into the wilderness to look at? A reed shaken by the wind? What then did you go out to see? Someone dressed in soft robes? Look, those who wear soft robes are in royal palaces. What then did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet.” (vv. 7-9)

  • READ MORE Monday  12 December 2016
    Isaiah 25:6-10

    “On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food, a feast of well-matured wines, of rich food filled with marrow, of well-matured wines strained clear.” (v. 6)

  • READ MORE Tuesday  13 December 2016
    Isaiah 26:1-6

    “For he has brought low the inhabitants of the height; the lofty city he lays low. He lays it low to the ground, casts it to the dust. The foot tramples it, the feet of the poor, the steps of the needy.” (vv. 5-6)

  • READ MORE Wednesday  14 December 2016
    Isaiah 26:7-9

    “My soul yearns for you in the night, my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. For when your judgements are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.” (v. 9)

  • READ MORE Thursday  15 December 2016
    Isaiah 29:17-24

    “The meek shall obtain fresh joy in the Lord, and the neediest people shall exult in the Holy One of Israel. For the tyrant shall be no more, and the scoffer shall cease to be; all those alert to do evil shall be cut off.” (vv. 19-20)

  • READ MORE Friday  16 December 2016
    Isaiah 30:19-26

    “And when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left, your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, ‘This is the way; walk in it.’ Then you will defile your silver-covered idols and your gold-plated images. You will scatter them like filthy rags; you will say to them, ‘Away with you!’” (vv. 21-22)

  • READ MORE Saturday  17 December 2016
    Isaiah 35:1-10

    “Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. Say to those who are of a fearful heart, ‘Be strong, do not fear! Here is your God. He will come with vengeance, with terrible recompense. He will come and save you.’ (vv. 3-4)

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