Week Twenty Three — Verse by Verse Devotional Series — Isaiah’s Commissioning — Isaiah 6: 1, 2

Sunday

Isaiah 6: 1, 2  In the year that king Uzziah died, I saw he Lord seated on a throne, high and exalted, and the train of his robe filled the temple.  Above him were seraphs, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying.

Prayer:  Lord God, we give thanks for all the prophets you have raised up in days past and in this time.

Thought for the day:  When you look for God, you will find God has always been looking for you.

Monday

Isaiah 66: 1,2 This is what the Lord says: “Heaven is my throne, and the earth is my footstool.  Where is the house you will build for me?  Where will my resting place be?  Has not my hand made all these things, and so they came into being?” declares the Lord.

Prayer: Almighty God, we worship you as creator; we worship you as life giver.

Thought for the day:  The kernel of life in a single seed is a miracle.

Tuesday

Psalm 93: 1, 2 The Lord reigns, he his robed in majesty; the Lord is robed in majesty and is armed with strength.  The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved.  Your throne was established long ago; you are from all eternity.

Prayer:  Lord God, we find security in knowing that you are always and forever the King eternal.

Thought for the day:  God is veiled in holiness, yet God hides from no one.

Wednesday

Ezekiel 1: 26, 27 Above the expanse over their heads was what looked like a throne of sapphire and high above on the throne was a figure like that of a man.  I saw that from what appeared to be his waist up he looked like glowing metal, as if full of fire, and that form there down he looked like fire; and brilliant light surrounded him.

Prayer:  Lord God, we give thanks for all the prophets who had spoke as those who had been in your presence.

Thought for the day: Those who are holy in heart and mind can enter the presence of God.

Thursday

Acts 7: 55, 56 But Stephen, full of the Holy Spirit, looked up to heaven and saw the glory of God, and Jesus standing at the right hand of God.  “Look,” he said, “I see heaven open and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God.”

Prayer:  Jesus, you have taken your rightful place at the right hand of God.  You are worthy of our praise.

Thought for the day: The songwriter said, “He promised never to leave you, never to leave you alone.”

Friday

Hebrews 12: 1, 2 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.  Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down a the right hand of the throne of God.

Prayer:  Lord Jesus, you are worthy of praise as the one who left heaven and returned to the right hand of God.

Thought for the day:  You have not lost it all, if you can hold onto a faith that wins it all for eternity’s sake.

 

Saturday

Revelation 20: 11, 12 then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it.  Earth ans sky fled from his presence, and there was no place for them.  And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. another book was opened which is the book of life.  The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded n the books.

Prayer: Lord God, when we stand before your throne may your lovingkindness uphold us.

Thought for the day: Hope can transform the end of life into a new beginning.

 

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