The Way Of Holiness — Learning From God’s Word

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Isaiah 35:1-10 What blessings are given to those who draw near to You, Lord – ‘Your God… will come and save you’ (Isaiah 35:4). The Good News of Christ comes to us as a call to faith – ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved’ (Acts 16:31). We have been saved through faith […]

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The Name of Jesus is the Name of our salvation.

Isaiah 43:1-28  -  ‘I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Saviour... I am the Lord, apart from Me there is no saviour’ (3,11). Isaiah’s words turn our thoughts towards Jesus our Saviour. The Name of Jesus is the Name of our salvation: ‘Salvation is found in no-one else, for there …

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What are we to do when everything seems to be hard-going?

Isaiah 22:1-25  -  Here, we read about ‘the Valley of Vision’ (1,5). The Lord Himself is to be our Vision: ‘Be Thou my Vision, O Lord of my heart; Naught be all else to me, save that Thou art, Thou my best thought, by day or by night, waking or sleeping Thy presence my light’ …

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The Lord looks upon us with love. We are special to Him. We are precious in His eyes.

Isaiah 4:1-5:17  -  ‘Those who are left... will be called holy’ (4:3). The world speaks of God’s people with contempt - ‘the holy people who need to learn to live in the real world’. When God calls His people ‘holy’, He speaks in a very different way. He speaks with affection. He looks upon us …

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God invites us to come to Him and receive salvation.

ISAIAH 1:1-31  -  God invites us to ‘come’ to Him and receive salvation - ‘though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow’. He also warns us - there will be judgment ‘if you refuse and rebel’ (18-20). God speaks to us of His great purpose of salvation: ‘God did not …

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“O that you would tear open the heavens and come down … ” (Isaiah 64:1). — Learning From God’s Word

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We read, in the Scriptures, of times when God was powerfully present among his people – but we, also, read of times when his people wondered, “Where is God in all of this that’s happening to us?” What are we to say about this? There are times when it seems like the sunshine of God’s […]

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Christ won a mighty victory over Satan – for us.

Isaiah 36:1-37:20  -  Hezekiah is facing a very powerful enemy - ‘Sennacherib, king of Assyria’ (36:1). Hezekiah prays for deliverance - ‘O Lord our God, deliver us from his hand’. He prays for salvation - ‘O Lord our God, save us...’ (37:20). We face an even more powerful enemy - Satan, ‘the ruler of this …

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The prophecy has been spoken – and it has been fulfilled

Isaiah 9:1-10:4  -  The prophecy has been spoken - ‘To us a Child is born, to us a Son is given...’. The prophecy has been fulfilled - ‘Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you: He is Christ the Lord’. Jesus Christ is our great Saviour. He is our ‘Wonderful …

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