Devotional March 5

Scripture Reading: Isaiah 40:31

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”


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Isaiah 40:31 offers a source of great encouragement for those who patiently wait on the Lord. The imagery of mounting up with wings like eagles paints a vivid picture of the strength and endurance that God provides to those who trust in Him. This verse speaks of a divine renewal that transcends human limitations. As we reflect on this scripture, let us consider the nature of our waiting. Are we actively placing our hope in God’s timing, or are we growing impatient?

Moreover, Isaiah 40:31 prompts us to explore the various dimensions of God’s renewal. It is not just about physical strength but encompasses emotional and spiritual endurance. In a world filled with demands and challenges, this verse reassures us that, as we wait on the Lord, He equips us to soar above difficulties, run the race without weariness, and walk the path without fainting. As we journey through Lent, let our waiting be marked by a deep reliance on God’s renewing strength.


Mighty God, as we wait on you, renew our strength. Grant us the endurance to run and walk without growing weary or faint. May our trust in your timing be unwavering, and our reliance on your strength be our source of confidence. In this Lenten season, may our waiting be a time of deep spiritual renewal. Amen.

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