Heart of a Shepherd Ministry

Daily Devotional Meditations and a Biblical Perspective on Current Events

A Study Through Isaiah

Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Scripture reading - 2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.  An Introduction to Today’s Study  The question of a leader’s character made headlines...

The End is Only the Beginning (Isaiah 65; Isaiah 66)

The End is Only the Beginning (Isaiah 65; Isaiah 66)

Scripture reading - Isaiah 65; Isaiah 66 Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Isaiah 65 Salvation Offered to the Gentiles (Isaiah 65:1) Isaiah 65 opened with the LORD saying, “I am sought of them that asked not for me; I am found of them that...

Called to Be Watchmen for Christ! (Isaiah 61; Isaiah 62) 

Called to Be Watchmen for Christ! (Isaiah 61; Isaiah 62) 

Scripture reading - Isaiah 61; Isaiah 62 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, German, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Portuguese, and French. Our chronological Scripture reading continues today as we near the end of our study of the Book of Isaiah....

Seek the LORD Before It is Too Late! (Isaiah 55; Isaiah 56)

Seek the LORD Before It is Too Late! (Isaiah 55; Isaiah 56)

Scripture reading - Isaiah 55; Isaiah 56   Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, and French. We have considered Isaiah’s prophetic portrait of the Messiah’s rejection, suffering, and death...

The Suffering Messiah (Isaiah 53)

The Suffering Messiah (Isaiah 53)

Scripture reading - Isaiah 53; Isaiah 54   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. Isaiah 53 continued the prophetic portrait of God’s suffering “servant” that began in Isaiah 52 with the account: “Many were astonied [appalled; horrified] at thee; His...

Popular Devotional Studies

Marriage

Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Does Character Matter? (2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33)

Scripture reading - 2 Chronicles 32; 2 Chronicles 33 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.  An Introduction to Today’s Study  The question of a leader’s character made headlines...

Prayer

Bible Prophecy: Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream of Four World Empires (Daniel 2)

Bible Prophecy: Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream of Four World Empires (Daniel 2)

Scripture reading - Daniel 2 Click on this link to translate this Bible study into Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, German, Spanish, French, or Portuguese. Our study of the Scriptures returns to the Book of Daniel, with a fascinating chapter presenting a future...

Hard Topics

The Party is Over, and No Nation is Insulated from God’s Judgment (Daniel 5; Daniel 6)

The Party is Over, and No Nation is Insulated from God’s Judgment (Daniel 5; Daniel 6)

Scripture reading - Daniel 5; Daniel 6   Click on this link for translations of this Bible study. “HIS Story” Our Scripture reading is Daniel 5 and 6, but today’s devotional will focus solely on Daniel 5. In earlier Bible studies, I observed that the History of the...