Isaiah 4 This chapter is notably short at only 6 verses in length. It deals with the eventual redemption of Zion and the Lord’s protective presence over Zion at that day. The question in my mind this morning then is: so what? What does this mean to me? How can this affect me now in […]
Isaiah 3 First thought as I go into chapter 3 is how well organized was the Lord with his people. Ample provisions of leadership and judgment should have been a safety net for the people to keep them in the ways of righteousness. All these were taken away in their wickedness. Similarly, this is how […]
Isaiah 2 ( My thoughts as I read this are extremely personal, and of personal direction. Teaching the Gospel within my family is the single most important responsibility. But of course there are other responsibilities. ) Verse 5: A familiar primary song comes to mind when I read: “O house of Jacob, come ye, and […]
Isaiah 1 This introductory chapter illustrates quite vividly the issues at hand: Israel has departed from righteousness, and has sold herself for sin. There is also here both and invitation to return and also the hopeful prophecy that Zion will be redeemed. Righteousness herein is defined as: Learning to do well Seeking judgment Relieving the […]
Isaiah 49 In 3 Nephi 23, the Savior testifies of the prophet Isaiah: For surely he spake as touching all things concerning my people which are of the house of Israel; atherefore it must needs be that he must speak also to the Gentiles.And all things that he spake have been and ashall be, even […]
2 Aug 2016 – I was in chapters 11 and 12 today. I find the events of chapter 12 compelling, though they are not full articulated here. I am sure that if I study what others have written about the Savior’s Second Coming at Jerusalem, I will be able to find more information.
“by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.” (vs. 11) Sweet spiritual impressions cause me to consider that region of the world. This chapter also talks of Ephriam and Judah as instruments in the Lord’s hand and as jewels in the Lord’s crown […]
The Book of Ezra Feeling the need to better understand the Old Testament, I’m jumping over there for the morning, and opening the book of Ezra, of which I know nothing about. So I’m starting here in the Bible Dictionary. The first thing that I find particularly noteworthy is the time period. Though Ezra appears […]