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Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; 
they will run and not grow weary, 
they will walk and not be faint. - Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)

In today’s reading, I expect Isaiah to put the verbs in the order of walk, run, soar — to end his poem on a high point. However, Isaiah starts with soaring eagles and ends with the more feeble verb walk. Why does Isaiah start with the grand and end with...

Today's Prayer
Faithful God, help us to watch for others who need our encouragement. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Isaiah 40:25-31

Thought for the Day

God will walk with me through life’s highs and lows.

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God comes to us . . .

"God comes to the woman who feels in exile in her own marriage. To the man who grieves the loss of life dreams. To the child who lives on the street. To the parents who struggle to feed and clothe their children. To the one whose loneliness or depression intensifies every Christmas." Click to watch video.