Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
No more will anyone call you Rejected, and your country will no more be called Ruined. You’ll be called Hephzibah (My Delight), and your land Beulah (Married).
— Isaiah 62:4 (MSG)
At times, I feel so lost, unwanted, and unloved. I don’t know how I can go so long without human touch.It’s been six years since my last significant relationship. I wish the Bible had passages that addressed my wants and needs. First Corinthians 7 says, “If you can’t wait to get married, do it,” but what about today’s verse?
“You will no longer be rejected.” Oh! Pick me, pick me! I want that verse to be mine. I’m always the one picked last. So, now it’s my turn, right?
But I know it means more than that. This verse is talking about the Israelite nation and how Israel just couldn’t seem to get it together. Its land was in ruins. The people were not the talk of the town. Delight had been erased from their vocabu ...
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