8.18.2010

Word Wednesday .::108

Word Wednesday is posted every Wednesday. Each week I post a scripture that I've read that week that has spoken to me in a fresh way. I believe that if we read God's Word every day, He will give us at least one scripture every week that will impact us. Sharing Scripture with each other is like iron sharpening iron. Leave a comment and share a scripture that has impacted you this week.

Here's the scripture that stuck this week:

Isaiah 27:7-8 The Message

The evidence that his sin is removed will be this:
He will tear down the alien altars,
take them apart stone by stone,
And then crush the stones into gravel
and clean out all the sex-and-religion shrines.
For there's nothing left of that pretentious grandeur.
Nobody lives there anymore. It's unlivable.
But animals do just fine,
browsing and bedding down.
And it's not a bad place to get firewood.
Dry twigs and dead branches are plentiful.
It's the leavings of a people with no sense of God.
So, the God who made them
Will have nothing to do with them.
He who formed them will turn his back on them.


"Dry twigs and dead branches..."
An all too familiar picture of Christianity at times. People who claim the name of Christ, myself included, but are spiritually dead and useless to God. Our spiritual health must take top priority in our life. God has not called us to martyrdom in our spiritual health. Take care of yourself, so you can bless others.


What's your Word?


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