The Weary World Rejoices, Part 2 – Longing for Peace

So as the year winds down and another holiday season approaches, how are you feeling? Excited? Joyful? Hopeful? For some of us, if we’re honest, we’re tired. Weary. Whether it’s a demanding family situation, a tiring job, or an uphill battle against a bad habit—life can wear us down. During...

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The Weary World Rejoices, Part 1- Longing for Rest

So as the year winds down and another holiday season approaches, how are you feeling? Excited? Joyful? Hopeful? For some of us, if we’re honest, we’re tired. Weary. Whether it’s a demanding family situation, a tiring job, or an uphill battle against a bad habit—life can wear us down. During...

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The Weary World Rejoices, Part 3 – Everlasting Father

Weary is a word that often describes us. Whether it’s a demanding family situation, a tiring job, or an uphill battle against a bad habit—life can wear us down. But the prophet Isaiah brings good news! But what does Isaiah mean by his promise of an “everlasting father?”

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The Weary World Rejoices, Part 2 – Mighty God

2700 years ago, Isaiah gave a message of hope to the tired and weary people of Israel. He told them that although things were dark, a new day was coming when things would get better. It all hinged on a child – born to be a king. So Israel watched...

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The Weary World Rejoices, Part 1 – Wonderful Counselor

God sent a wonderful counselor to a weary world. But what does that mean? Someone we can share our problems with? An advisor with a new plan for our lives? We could probably all use a counselor like that. But that’s not what God had in mind. Or what we...

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