Isaiah is one of my favorite books of the Bible. It deserves to be read slowly, each word savored and relished. The following passage warrants that kind of attention. As you read these words, ask the Holy Spirit to help you fully understand their meaning. I pray they’ll envelop you like a hug from heaven. Know that God cherishes you and yearns for relationship with you.
“But as for you, Israel, my servant, Jacob my chosen one, descended from Abraham my friend, I have called you back from the ends of the earth, saying, ‘You are my servant.’ For I have chosen you and will not throw you away. Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand” (Isaiah 41:8-10).
Be blessed this weekend!
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