January 27, 2017: Daily Bible Reading Commentary for Isaiah 18-22
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Commentary: The first four chapters of today’s reading contain the same theme: trust in the Lord God and do not relay on the power of man. God knows what is going to happen, when it is going to happen, and how it is going to happen. The Lord God is in control and we must trust Him. Isaiah’s naked demonstration is chapter 20 shows the foolishness of relying on other nations for protection instead of the Lord. In chapter 21, Isaiah warns against false, pagan gods and against sin.
Focus Verse: 19:1 No idol can stand before the Lord. No idol is more powerful than the Lord. Are there idols in your life? How will the Lord deal with those idols?