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What Does It Mean for You?

What Does It Mean for You? Book Cover

And he will swallow up on this mountain the covering that is cast over all peoples, the veil that is spread over all nations. He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken (Isaiah 25:7–8).

As we actively respond to these Scriptures, the Spirit continues to cultivate our love for God and a longing to know his Word. In Isaiah, God promises his people a future in which he will permanently remove the reproach and devastating effects of sin. Nothing will separate us from fully enjoying his presence!

How does this passage motivate you to love God? To love those in your life?

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In what specific ways can you apply the promises expressed in Isaiah 25:7–8 to your life right now?

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I can look up – seek Him, remembering what God has promised us even on the tough days. His promise –
My word will never pass away (Matt 24:35).
By drawing close to God, being in his word and spend quiet time with Him. This will help me renew my strength
and guide my thoughts.
I also need to share with others God’s love, promise and faithfulness to us. Be a light to those struggling, comfort and pray with them.

I can look for the ways God is present in all things by continuously seeking Him even when it doesn’t look the way that I thought it would look. God swallowing up the covering and veil doesn’t seem like a good thing, but looking closer and how He also swallows up sin and wipes the tears from our faces, I see that it is Him that will be our covering and the removal of the veil means that we will have direct access to Him. In this scripture it is an exchange for Him supplying these needs and protection. It helps me to see that I can trust and depend on Him and encourages me to look for Him even in the days and situations that I can’t naturally see or feel His presence in my current circumstance.

I can apply this to my life by remembering in my darkest times that God is going to wipe away all tears and he will remove the wickedness from the earth in the end. I have this to hope and yearn for when I am suffering.

Be faithful to my Lord Jesus. Even if things get tough “Since you have kept my command to endure patiently, I will also keep you from the hour of trial that is going to come on the whole world to test the inhabitants of the earth.”
‭‭Revelation‬ ‭3:10‬ ‭NIV‬‬

REMEMBER. I can daily chose to remember the hope that is before us. I can remember the future we have in the promises of an unfailing God. I can praise him for his plan.

SEEK HIM AS COMFORTER. It’s often too natural to be so busy trying to put on a good show for our God that we don’t seek the Father-Comforter. We forget his character of One who desires to wipe away every tear.

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