Saturday, November 17, 2007


And I will fasten her as a button in a sure place; and she shall be for a glorious throne to her father's house.

Isaiah 22:23

This is a LaTeaDah paraphrase. The original verse says "And I will fasten him [as] a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for a glorious throne to his father's house."

Assuredly, God speaks to us from our place in life --- from where we are, and the button illustration seems so meaningful to me today.
Have a blessed week-end! If your week has been like mine, you are happy for a rest like I am!


  1. I love the paraphrase. Makes it easier for me to understand anyway. Hope you have a peaceful and relaxing weekend!


  2. Great reworking of the verse! It speaks to me more this way than the original, and that is what counts!

  3. It is a beautiful promise isn't it? I love your illustration. Just wonderful.

  4. That's a splendid paraphrase and had me wondering how I could've possibly missed such a beautiful verse. (My favorite color is yellow so those buttons are making me grin.)

  5. I am so glad you are enjoying my story. There is a lot more yet so I hope you will ocntinue to return.

    Initially I thought "I have never come across a button in my Bible" and then I saw it was a paraphraze. You are so right God is speaking to us all the time in the most mundane as well as the spectacular if we have ears to hear.

  6. You always find such lovely verse and quotes to share on your blog space, it is a nice addition to my day.

  7. I love old buttons they speak of history and tales of lives spent.

  8. I love your paraphrase. That one will stick with me.


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