Posts Tagged ‘Isaiah 54:17’

Everlasting King Eternal

March 22, 2011

From everlasting to everlasting You are God -Ps 90:1-2
You reign King eternal above all -1 Tim 1:17
You are my strong tower
My strong tower I run into and am safe. -Prov 18:10

From everlasting to everlasting I am loved
Continually I am drawn in mercy -Jer 31:3
By my everlasting God.

No tongue can bid me to depart -Isa 54:17
For I am hid in Christ my Savior -Col 3:1-3
My King eternal
My everlasting God.

Question: Why run?

Draw me after you and let us run together! The king has brought me into his chambers.” “We will rejoice in you and be glad; We will extol your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you.” -Song 1:4

My soul follows hard after You; Your right hand upholds me. -Ps 63:8

But without faith it is impossible to please Him , for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him. -Heb 11:6

And those who know Your name will put their trust in You; For You, LORD, have not forsaken those who seek You. -Ps 9:10

Those with faith know His name and trust Him –> so they run after, follow hard after, diligently seek Him because they love Him.

Word Study

From NetBible Ps 90:1, Ps 71:3

  • dwelling place[04583] = habitation, refuge,
    a place to be covered, concealed & safe

From From NetBible Prov 18:10

  • *The metaphor of “running” to the Lord refers to a whole-hearted and unwavering trust in God’s protection*safe- Heb “is high” or “is inaccessible.” This military-type expression stresses the effect of the trust – security, being out of danger (see HALOT 1305 s.v. שׂגב). Other scriptures will supply the ways that God actually protects people who trust him.

    safe[07682] = to be set on high, inaccessibly high, out of reach

From NetBible Jer 31:3; Song 1:4

  • Draw is used figuratively of a master gently leading an animal with leather cords (Hos 11:4) and of a military victor leading his captives (Jer 31:3). The point of comparison might be that the woman wants to be the willing captive of the love of her beloved, that is, a willing prisoner of his love.

    draw[04900] = to attract, lead along(and lift out)

From NetBible Psa 63:8

  • follows hard[01692] = pursue to catch or overtake with determination
    to cling, cleave or be joined

From NetBible Heb 11:6

  • diligently seek[1567] = to strive after, to crave

From NetBible Psa 9:10

  • “To know” the Lord’s “name” means to be his follower, recognizing his authority and maintaining loyalty to him. See Ps 91:14, where “knowing” the Lord’s “name” is associated with loving him.

Fruit

February 24, 2011

Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself unless it abides in the vine, so neither can you unless you abide in Me. … Apart from Me you can do nothing. -Jn 15:4-5

It may look like you are in a dry and weary land
where there is no water
where it looks like no fruit could ever grow.
It may look like all promises to you are void.

Do not give up! Things are not as they appear.
Sing O barren sing! -Isa 54:1
The fruit of your lips will soon be revealed
No weapon formed against you shall prosper. -Isa 54:17
Spring up oh well! Sing to it! -Num 21:17

 

There is no sweeter song than the song of faith sung in the desert where it looks as if nothing could ever bloom.

Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful. -Heb 10:23

Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that confess His name. -Heb 13:15

 

THE WILDERNESS and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the rose and the autumn crocus. -Isa 35:1

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Sing to God, sing praises to His name; Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts{upon the clouds}, Whose name is the LORD{YAH}, and exult before Him. … O God, when You went forth before Your people, When You marched through the wilderness, Selah. The earth quaked; The heavens also dropped rain at the presence of God; Sinai itself quaked at the presence of God, the God of Israel. You gave abundant showers, O God; You refreshed Your weary inheritance. -Ps 68:4,7-9

They will not hunger or thirst, nor will the scorching desert heat or sun strike them down; For He who has compassion on them will lead them and will guide them to springs of water. -Isa 49:10

The desert only needs one cloud burst to bloom.

Sing to Yah, sing praises to His name.
Exalt the One and Only who rides upon the clouds thru the desert
Rejoice before Him who drops His rain from the clouds
Be refreshed, showered in His presence
There are streams in the desert -Isa 35:6
Drink in His tender mercies

 

Against all odds the desert rose unfolds and blooms
Fruit is revealed.

His going forth is as certain as the dawn; And He will come to us like the rain, Like the spring rain watering the earth. -Hos 6:3

Sing, O Barren, Sing

January 24, 2011

Sing, O barren, sing -Isa 54:1
Fear not, for you will not be put to shame -Isa 54:4
You will be reestablished when I vindicate you -Isa 54:14
You will not be afraid
Whoever tries to challenge you will be defeated
No weapon that is formed against you will prosper. -Isa 54:17

Sing, O barren, sing
Sing to the well
Draw water from the well, with joy!

Behold, God is my salvation, I will trust and not be afraid; For the LORD GOD is my strength and song, And He has become my deliverer. Therefore with joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation. -Isa 12:2-3

… I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert … I provide water in the desert and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to My people, My chosen, the people I formed for Myself that they may proclaim My praise. -Isa 43:19-21

 

The ransomed of the LORD will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away. -Isa 35:10

 

Spring up, O well! Sing to it!
The well, which the leaders sank, which the nobles of the people dug, with the scepter and with their staffs.” And from the wilderness they continued to Mattanah, and from Mattanah to Nahaliel, and from Nahaliel to Bamoth, and from Bamoth to the valley that is in the land of Moab, at the top of Pisgah which overlooks the wasteland. -Num 21:17-20

Word Study

From Netbible Num 21:19-20
Mattanah[04980] = “gift of Jehovah”

Nahaliel[05160] = “torrents{gush, rush, flow} of God”

Bamoth[01120] = “high places” or “great high place”

Pisgah[06449] = “cleft”

Jeshimon[03452] = “waste, wilderness, desert, desolate place”

Sing, O barren, sing
Sing to the well
Draw water from the well, with joy
Be lifted from the depths to the heights
-Hab 3:17-19
Placed in the cleft
See the streams in the desert burst forth.

From In the Cleft

Drink from the river of delight
The fountain of life
Sing for joy
In the shadow of His wings
An everlasting crown
Upheld
In the cleft of the Rock
The desert rose blooms
The dove sings.

-Ps 91:1-2; Isa 32:2; Ps 36:7-9; Ps 63:7-8; Isa 35:1,6,10; Song 2:14