Isaiah 28:5 & 6, 16, 29

vs. 5 and 6  In that day the LORD Almighty will be a glorious crown, a beautiful wreath for the remnant of his people.  He will be a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, a source of strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.  A crowning glory to His remnant.  vs. 16  So this is what the Sovereign LORD says: “See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation; the one who trusts will never be dismayed.”  The precious cornerstone (Jesus)   vs. 29  all this also comes from the LORD Almighty, wonderful in counsel and magnificent in wisdom.  Promises from the Almighty, wonderful in counsel and magnificent in wisdom.

In the midst of the doom and gloom and destruction that is the fabric of Isaiah 28, there are gold, silver and precious threads woven – sparkling, precious reminders of the Amazing God who loves us.  In Scrapbooking, we call these embellishments.  In this passage, they are wonderful reminders: the God of magnificent wisdom and glory is watching over us.

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