It is Written – Monday

Read the scripture passage through once and then sit silently for one minute. Read the passage a second time and then reflect on the word or phrase that spoke to you.

I have noticed how life has its ebbs and flows. There are times in life when we feel like we are treading in lush tall grass and then other times when we feel like we are in the desert. The prophet Isaiah paints a portrait of a wanderer crying out in the “desert” the invitation to prepare. It is also an invitation for the modern reader to prepare as well. When we do and we allow God to enter that place the “desert” is changed to a place of hope. Prepare today for the rough, crocked, hilly places in your life to be changed into hope.

Prayer: God Almighty. There are times when my voice cries out and I feel as if no one is listening. But I know that you hear and you care about my despair. Please take the “desert” times of my life and fill them with your hope. Make the twists and turns into a path that leads straight to your heart. In Christ. Amen.

About Jim Hoffman

Pastor, teacher, leader, novice blogger, wanna be author and Christian conversationalist. Passionate about environmental architecture - creating spaces where people can foster new or growing relationships with each other and God. Currently leads a faith community on Ward Parkway in Kansas City and happily married to Margaret. Blessed with four adult children and two grandsons.
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2 Responses to It is Written – Monday

  1. Chris says:

    What’s the scripture?

  2. Jim says:

    It is on the green sheet of paper that everyone received in worship yesterday. But just in case you did not receive it here they are:Sunday – Micah 5:2Monday – Isaiah 40:3-5Tuesday – Isaiah 40:9-11Wednesday – Isaiah 7:14Thursday – Isaiah 11:1-3aFriday – Isaiah 11:3b-5Saturday – Isaiah 11:6-9Blessings as you read and reflect on God’s words.

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