Friday, October 30, 2009

This Week's WORD

The LORD, the God of Israel, has spoken...
The LORD has spoken.
Isaiah 21:17, 22:25

That's pretty much what it came down to. Much of what Isaiah had to say was unpleasant and unpopular - Who wants to hear prophecies about judgment and destruction??? - but he spoke what the LORD told him to say. Period.
There really was no sense in arguing or complaining about it.
God spoke.
And so it was.

And so it is today.
May each of us listen to and obey God's Word today. And always.

Have a joy-filled weekend. See you back here Monday!

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Proverbs 27:19 said...

That does just pretty much sum it up. "God has spoken," that's it, nothing else to it.

I kinda think about when I tell my kids no to something and then they whine, "Why?" and I tell them, "Because-I-Said-So!"

'Nuff said!


Edie said...

Amen! The prophets said much that was unpopular and Jesus also said much that was unpopular. But once again, He isn't asking for our opinion just our obedience.

This is a great Word for today Karen!
Have a great weekend! Much love!

Beth.. One Blessed Nana said...

I love how God's word speaks with power in so few words.

Have a great weekend.!

Ronel Sidney said...

Have a great weekend!!

On Purpose said...

I just LOVE the simplicity of our Most Amazing God! Simple yet way beyond our understanding all at the same time!

How is your back doing?

Daveda said...

I am so thankful for the Spirit that lives in us, giving us the desire and the energy to do all that God has asked :)

gianna said...

i'm so glad that you are posting about isaiah! i just did a posting about isaiah 1 if you want to check it out.