Verse of the Day

Is it not to share your food with the hungry
    and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter—
when you see the naked, to clothe them,
    and not to turn away from your own flesh and blood?
 Then your light will break forth like the dawn,
    and your healing will quickly appear;
then your righteousness will go before you,
    and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.
 Then you will call, and the Lord will answer;
    you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I.

“If you do away with the yoke of oppression,
    with the pointing finger and malicious talk,
 and if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry
    and satisfy the needs of the oppressed,
then your light will rise in the darkness,
    and your night will become like the noonday.
 The Lord will guide you always;
    he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land
    and will strengthen your frame.
You will be like a well-watered garden,
    like a spring whose waters never fail.
 Your people will rebuild the ancient ruins
    and will raise up the age-old foundations;
you will be called Repairer of Broken Walls,
    Restorer of Streets with Dwellings.

— Isaiah 58:7-12


About The Smiling Pilgrim

"Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God." -- 1 John 4:7 A simple man exploring the mysteries of love - TSP
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16 Responses to Verse of the Day

  1. Love the layout of your site, really clean looking and well presented. Will be checking back for the Verse of the Day – Keep spreading THE word.
    Peace and Love.

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  2. God Bless you dear friend. Hallelujah Praise the Lord God of Earth and of All Creation, who sits and reigns us all from Heavenly abode. Amen

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  3. I have been thinking about this and now here it is! Thank you for this timely message-moved me to tears.

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  4. Tati Vice says:

    Love these verses, it pinches the soul. Thank you!

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  6. lorigreer says:

    These verses are so beautiful and inspirational. You have a wonderful blog.

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  7. we have to remind ourselves these lessons…

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  8. Love this. Look forward to following along. xoxo

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  9. Lisa says:

    Beautiful words that we should all aspire to as we live life.

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  10. THanks so much for sharing this verse! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Aakansha Ahirwar says:

    Amazingly written!

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