When you feel abandoned by God, Isaiah urges you to remember.
October 26, 2014
Too weary to believe
I really wanted to preach today, even though I knew I would be tired this weekend. Most of you know and Linda and I just returned Friday morning from a 12-day trip to the Holy Land with 25 others. It was a bit of a challenge yesterday trying to focus my energy and concentration on writing a sermon when my body was saying, “Take a nap.” It wasn’t just jet lag. We’ve been on the run for 12 days in a row. And honestly, as much as Linda and I loved our group, Linda and I were ready for what we call “introvert time.”
It seemed appropriate to be struggling for alertness while pondering one of Isaiah’s memorable, frameable, singable one-liners: “Those who wait on the LORD will renew their strength. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint.” Read more »