Category Archives: Isaiah

Enjoyment | Isaiah 25:6-9

Its thanksgiving season in Canada. Many of you, next weekend, will be gathering with family and friends, around kitchen tables and in living rooms to eat, and to be thankful. If you are hosting such a gathering, you are already … Continue reading

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Glory | Isaiah 60

Neal Plantinga, a professor of mine, once told us a story about a farmer whose wife went into labor one dark December night. As soon as labour began, the farmer called the doctor. Since it was the 19th century, the … Continue reading

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Joy | Isaiah 35

I have not been known as a particularly joyful person.   While I had a happy home with loving parents and all the rest, I tended to be a rather serious child.  In the grocery store once, the man in line … Continue reading

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Peace | Isaiah 11:1-10

0: A little child will lead them Dear Friends of Jesus Christ, Perhaps its just my stage of life, but I found myself returning again and again to the image of a little child leading a parade of wild animals … Continue reading

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Justice | Isaiah 1

In her reflections on this passage,  Dr. Mary Hulst of Calvin College says this:  “God would rather be ignored than praised by people whose lives are at odds with his holiness and goodness.” God would rather be ignored than praised … Continue reading

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