7 How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good
news,who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim
salvation,who say to Zion, “Your God reigns!”8 Listen! Your watchmen
lift up their voices; together they shout for joy.When the Lord returns to
Zion, they will see it with their own eyes.9 Burst into songs of joy together,
you ruins of Jerusalem,for the Lord has comforted his people, he has
redeemed Jerusalem.10 The Lord will lay bare his holy arm in the sight
of all the nations,and all the ends of the earth will see the salvation of our
God.11 Depart, depart, go out from there! Touch no unclean thing!
Come out from it and be pure, you who carry the articles of the Lord’s
house.12 But you will not leave in haste or go in flight;
for the Lord will go before you, the God of Israel will be your rear guard.
1. Silence – Read/Listen – Meditate – Pray – Contemplate
2. What is the word or phrase that touches you today as you read and
meditate on this passage? What is your emotion as you read this
word or phrase? How is that related to your current situation? What
does God tell you to do?
3. This passage lively describes the joyful news of victory that Jehovah
God has won over Babylon. God’s people “burst into songs
of joy together,… for the Lord has comforted his people, he has
4. When have you tasted real joy and peace in witnessing? How could
you experience more of the “good tiding” of the gospel this week?
Pray and ask God to bring a few faces of friends or family members
that don’t believe in Jesus and that you can begin praying for
Prayer & Journaling: Stay with God for a little longer. Continue to converse
with God and listen to what he wants to tell me. Then write down
any thought and/or prayer in the 2012 “Spiritual Journal” book.