Tom Smith (Utah)
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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...
God will walk with me through life’s highs and lows.
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