Chapters 28-31 include 5 "woes". This chapter covers Woe 4....continue reading "Isaiah 30 (Judah)"
My reading of the classic Christian book continues. These are notes and thoughts as I read, not a formal review....continue reading "The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges (Ch. 4-6)"
In preparing for the 2023 WOC Fall Women's Retreat, I am reading the timeless Christian classic, The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges. I thought I would capture my thoughts here, in lieu of my Old Testament posts. This is not meant as a coherent narrative or review of the book; but quotations, excerpts, and my thoughts as I read the text. A written highlight reel and my commentary on the highlights....continue reading "The Pursuit of Holiness by Jerry Bridges (Ch. 1-3)"
In this final chapter of Hosea we can look forward with relief and humility towards God's loving restoration of the prodigal people....continue reading "Hosea 14 (Hallelujah!)"
The tone from God changes, starting in this chapter; and hope blooms on the horizon....continue reading "Hosea 11 (Israel and All of Us)"
Hosea has a wife and three kids that all tell the tales of an Israel who has forsaken God and God has disowned, while still giving His longsuffering hope for the future....continue reading "Hosea 2 (Israel)"
We just finished a bit of a deep dive into King Ahaz in Judah, now the Blue Letter Bible Bible Chronological reading list is having us read about King Hoshea in Israel before we return to Isaiah....continue reading "II Kings 17 (Israel)"
The final chapter....continue reading "Micah 7 (Judah; All of Us)"
The close of Chapter 11 of Isaiah is a prophesy that the remnant of Israel will pour out of Assyria like a highway, the second exodus. This will be paralleled in the Millennial Kingdom as God calls forth the dispersed Jews to be his Royal Priesthood. Chapter 12 picks up there....continue reading "Isaiah 12 (Millennial Kingdom)"
I'm tracking the kings and prophets through the last days of the Israel and, soon after, Judah....continue reading "Isaiah 9 (Judah)"