The entertainment world captivates our attention and defines our perspective. So many times we are left needing to dismantle and unlearn wrong things so we can learn right things correctly.
The Apostle Paul established the Galatian church in the grace of God through Christ Jesus. In his absence a group of Judaizers began throwing the church into confusion claiming grace was great but it needed to be coupled with human efforts to be complete. Paul was not having it and he was very bold in his address to expose this confusion.
Have you ever sent somebody a text message and they didn’t text you back? Then later they needed something so they send you a text putting their request on top of your text as a visual that they neglected you but now want something? This can be frustrating in any relationship. I wonder if this is how God feels when we are only interested in talking to him about our agenda but when he wants us to embrace his agenda we’re not responsive.
He calls you! He loves you! He keeps you! As you read this pause to embrace the reality that you have the call of God on your life! Have you ever had anybody tell you that personally? How impactful is it for your somebody to tell you personally that you have a call of God on your life? How much more powerful is it for God to tell you this?! God says right here in his Word that you have a call of God on your life! Receive that!
Isaiah 9 is one of those portions of Scripture that is so significant we need to rehearse it, read it, meditate on key words from the text and evaluate it from various perspectives. This month of December we are looking at 4 perspectives as revealed in the 4 Gospels as we look into this important revelation of Christ.