Tag: Isaiah

Lenten Words-Light

Words about light to observe Lent

Weekend words from Isaiah

Weekend words from Isaiah

            Weekend words is a regular feature of watercress words. At the end of the work week we take a break from exploring strictly medical topics to consider words of faith, hope and love from the Bible and other carefully selected writings.   Disclosure: This blog gains no financial benefit from … Continue reading Weekend words from Isaiah

Sunday Words from the prophet Isaiah

True fasting  11The Lord will always lead you, satisfy you in a parched land, and strengthen your bones. You will be like a watered garden and like a spring whose waters never run dry. 12Some of you will rebuild the ancient ruins; you will restore the foundations laid long ago; you will be called the … Continue reading Sunday Words from the prophet Isaiah

Sunday Words- Isaiah 58

True fasting  6Isn’t the fast I choose To break the chains of wickedness, to untie the ropes of the yoke, to set the oppressed free, and to tear off every yoke? 7Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, to bring the poor and homeless into your house, to clothe the naked when … Continue reading Sunday Words- Isaiah 58

Weekend Words-about fasting

Weekend Words-about fasting

"Fasting, abstinence from food or drink or both for health, ritualistic, religious, or ethical purposes. The abstention may be complete or partial, lengthy, of short duration, or intermittent. Fasting has been promoted and practiced from antiquity worldwide by physicians, by the founders and followers of many religions, by culturally designated individuals (e.g., hunters or candidates … Continue reading Weekend Words-about fasting