irreversible power

The book of Exodus has God's power, His terrible, beautiful power, on display. But there is also another power on display. Aaron threw down his staff and it became a snake.  "Pharaoh then summoned wise men and sorcerers, and the Egyptian magicians also did the same things by their secret arts: Each one threw down … Continue reading irreversible power

here I stand

So Ahaz, King of Judah, was under the threat of invasion. Other kings had allied together to overtake Judah and "the hearts of Ahaz and his people were shaken, as the trees of the forest are shaken by the wind." (Isaiah 7:2) God instructed the prophet Isaiah to speak to Ahaz, giving him comfort and encouragement. But it … Continue reading here I stand