Thursday, April 28, 2022

#22MinuteChallenge | Bible Project Reading Plan | Day 118 | The Prophets Before the Exile | Isaiah 39 – 41, Psalm 118

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Day 118 | The Prophets Before the Exile

Isaiah 39 – 41, Psalm 118

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  1. A voice cries out in the desert: “Clear a way for the Lord. Make a straight highway in the wilderness for our God. Every valley will be raised. Every mountain and hill will be lowered. Steep places will be made level. Rough places will be made smooth. Then the Lord’s glory will be revealed and all people will see it together. The Lord has spoken.”
    Isaiah 40:3‭-‬5 GW

  2. A voice called, “Call out!” I asked, “What should I call out?” “Call out: All people are like grass, and all their beauty is like a flower in the field.
    Isaiah 40:6 GW

  3. Grass dries up, and flowers wither, but our God’s word will last forever.”
    Isaiah 40:8 GW

  4. God is enthroned above the earth, and those who live on it are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the sky like a canopy and spreads it out like a tent to live in.
    Isaiah 40:22 GW

  5. “To whom, then, can you compare me? Who is my equal?” asks the Holy One.
    Isaiah 40:25 GW

  6. Look at the sky and see. Who created these things? Who brings out the stars one by one? He calls them all by name. Because of the greatness of his might and the strength of his power, not one of them is missing.
    Isaiah 40:26 GW

  7. Don’t you know? Haven’t you heard? The eternal God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, doesn’t grow tired or become weary. His understanding is beyond reach.
    Isaiah 40:28 GW

  8. He gives strength to those who grow tired and increases the strength of those who are weak. Even young people grow tired and become weary, and young men will stumble and fall. Yet, the strength of those who wait with hope in the Lord will be renewed. They will soar on wings like eagles. They will run and won’t become weary. They will walk and won’t grow tired.
    Isaiah 40:29‭-‬31 GW

  9. Who has accomplished this? Who has determined the course of history from the beginning? I, the Lord, was there first, and I will be there to the end. I am the one!”
    Isaiah 41:4 GW

  10. “But you are my servant Israel, Jacob, whom I have chosen, the descendant of Abraham, my dear friend.
    Isaiah 41:8 GW

  11. I have taken you from the ends of the earth and called you from its most distant places. I said to you, ‘You are my servant. I’ve chosen you; I haven’t rejected you.’ “Everyone who is angry with you will be ashamed and disgraced. Those who oppose you will be reduced to nothing and disappear. You will search for your enemies, but you will not find them. Those who are at war with you will be reduced to nothing and no longer exist. I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand and say to you, ‘Don’t be afraid; I will help you.’
    Isaiah 41:9‭, ‬11‭-‬13 GW

  12. Don’t be afraid, because I am with you. Don’t be intimidated; I am your God. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will support you with my victorious right hand. Don’t be afraid, Jacob, you worm. You people of Israel, I will help you,” declares the Lord, your Defender, the Holy One of Israel.
    Isaiah 41:10‭, ‬14 GW

  13. I will make rivers flow on bare hilltops. I will make springs flow through valleys. I will turn deserts into lakes. I will turn dry land into springs.
    Isaiah 41:18 GW

  14. I will plant cedar, acacia, myrtle, and wild olive trees in the desert. I will place cedar, fir, and cypress trees together in the wilderness. People will see and know. Together they will consider and understand that the Lord’s power has done this, that the Holy One of Israel has created it.
    Isaiah 41:19‭-‬20 GW

  15. During times of trouble I called on the Lord. The Lord answered me ⌞and⌟ set me free ⌞from all of them⌟. The Lord is on my side. I am not afraid. What can mortals do to me? The Lord is on my side as my helper. I will see ⌞the defeat of⌟ those who hate me. It is better to depend on the Lord than to trust mortals. It is better to depend on the Lord than to trust influential people.
    Psalms 118:5‭-‬9 GW

  16. All the nations surrounded me, ⌞but armed⌟ with the name of the Lord, I defeated them. They surrounded me. Yes, they surrounded me, ⌞but armed⌟ with the name of the Lord, I defeated them. They swarmed around me like bees, but they were extinguished like burning thornbushes. ⌞So armed⌟ with the name of the Lord, I defeated them. They pushed hard to make me fall, but the Lord helped me. The Lord is my strength and my song. He is my savior.
    Psalms 118:10‭-‬14 GW

  17. The sound of joyful singing and victory is heard in the tents of righteous people. The right hand of the Lord displays strength.
    Psalms 118:15 GW

  18. I will not die, but I will live and tell what the Lord has done.
    Psalms 118:17 GW

  19. The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone. The Lord is responsible for this, and it is amazing for us to see.
    Psalms 118:22‭-‬23 GW

  20. This is the day the Lord has made. Let’s rejoice and be glad today!
    Psalms 118:24 GW

  21. Give thanks to the Lord because he is good, because his mercy endures forever.
    Psalms 118:29 GW