today’s Isaiah reading:
those whose hearts are frightened:
strong, fear not!
your God, who comes with vindication;
comes to save you.
celebrate "Rejoice Sunday" today, because, as Isaiah points
out, "Here is your God, who comes with vindication...." Our
just God is going to set things right. That should give us
hope and determination to continue (or, begin!") our efforts
to cooperate with God’s just plans now in the world around
us. Happily we are not relying on our own efforts because we
trust the prophet’s assurance that God is close
we ask ourselves: