Wednesday, 17 March 2021 – Time of My Favor

Good morning church family,

Today the scripture to focus on for Lent is:

“This is what the Lord says: “In the time of my favor I will answer you, and in the day of salvation I will help you; I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people, to restore the land and to reassign its desolate inheritances, to say to the captives, ‘Come out,’ and to those in darkness, ‘Be free!’ “They will feed beside the roads and find pasture on every barren hill. They will neither hunger nor thirst, nor will the desert heat or the sun beat down on them. He who has compassion on them will guide them and lead them beside springs of water. I will turn all my mountains into roads, and my highways will be raised up. See, they will come from afar— some from the north, some from the west, some from the region of Aswan. ” Shout for joy, you heavens; rejoice, you earth; burst into song, you mountains! For the Lord comforts his people and will have compassion on his afflicted ones. But Zion said, “The Lord has forsaken me, the Lord has forgotten me.” “Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you!” Isaiah 49:8-15 NIV

Here are a couple of questions to guide you

  1. What are some of the things God is asking of you in this passage
  2. What reassurances does God provide for you in this passage
  3. What is something new you have learnt about the character of God from this passage.
  4. How does all you have read make you feel and how can you apply it in your life.

Blessings

Laurie

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