Unjust Peace by Nichole Ridner

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 “Yet even then their testimony did not agree.” Mark 14:59 It has never surprised me that Jesus was charged and convicted unjustly. After all, Isaiah 53:3-4 foretold his unfair trial by saying “He was despised and rejected…considered punished by God.” He was misunderstood and judged without just cause. Why then am I shocked when I’m treated similarly? A few years …

God’s New Mercies by Tracie Heskett

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With every “new” benchmark in life, we have a chance to re-evaluate our hearts. A new year gave us that chance a few weeks ago, and now Mesu’s new release. Isaiah had some interesting things to say about God’s new work. Let’s look with more understanding at Israel’s harsh reality that built to Isaiah’s prophetic promise of NEW.   ‘By …

An Isaiah Kind of Christmas

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I’ve never experienced a Christmas like this one, nor will I ever again. Steeped in the lives and times of Isaiah, Hezekiah, and Hephzibah, I’ve read and re-read Isaiah’s Messianic prophecies and wondered what he thought about the words tumbling out of his mouth.   Did he believe Hezekiah was the One he proclaimed—as I portray in my book—or did Isaiah …

There is Always Hope by Linda McFarland

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We are surrounded by bad news, hurricanes, wild fires, murders, opioid abuse, and nuclear missiles being tested. It seems at every turn we are hit in the face with tragedy. Recently my 90-year-old mom fell and broke her arm (her humerus bone which isn’t funny).  I live a twenty-hour drive away. My heart was breaking because I wanted to be with her.  Flying with my little dog was not …

Isaiah’s Daughter 14-Day Devotional

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Day Twelve “The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14 Which part of Jesus’ birth is most amazing to you? I have two daughters and was honored to attend each of their first births. Watching my babies give birth to babies was an amazing privilege but pales in comparison to watching …