Who is Abijah?

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With a name like “Mesu,” I’ve never had to worry about which Mesu someone was talking about. Abijah, however, is another story. If we had an “Abijah Bible reunion,” eight people would walk off the pages of Scripture—six men and two women. The Abijah we’re talking about today is the wife of King Ahaz, mother of Hezekiah. Scripture says very …

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Who Is Isaiah?

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When children list their superheroes, we get Batman, Superman, Spiderman, and maybe—now that we’re raising more sophisticated children—Captain America and/or Iron Man. Diligent, Bible-teaching parents might invest in the Super Heroes of the Bible Sticker and Activity book. I would be surprised if the prophet Isaiah was featured in this book. He’s generally not listed with Old Testament greats like:  …

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Who Is Isaiah’s Wife?

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I attended my favorite annual conference—ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers)—at the end of September. It’s always fun to meet new-to-me authors—some published, some aspiring, and some so new to writing they’re not even aspiring yet!   At one lunch discussion, I met a sweet gal named—Jerusha. Upon hearing her name, I squealed, “I’ve never met a Jerusha!!”  She looked rather startled. …

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Always a Remnant by Kate Hodges

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“Once more a remnant of the house of Judah will take root below and bear fruit above.” 2 Kings 19:30   I have been reading the passages that Mesu used to create Isaiah’s Daughter and find many of them disturbing. It isn’t because they reveal something earth shattering or surprising, but because there are so many parallels with our world today. Fallen …

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Behold the Beauty of the Word by Diana Guz

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Israel, God’s beloved child so often stubborn in disobedience, rebelled throughout the land at the time of Isaiah’s prophecies. Evil abounded, justice was neglected, and the orphans and widows were abused. “Learn to do right! Seek justice, encourage the oppressed. Defend the cause of the fatherless, plead the case of the widow.” Isaiah 1:17 Worst of all, the hearts of the …

How Do We Know Isaiah’s Daughter?

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February is BFF month! My new team of BFFs is in place. CLICK HERE to see a list of the members and their personal websites. A few weeks ago, I asked y’all on my Facebook page to ask some questions about Isaiah’s Daughter, and you responded with some great ones! This month’s blog posts will answer those questions. Understanding God’s Word It …