Advent Daybook, 10: I will open rivers for the poor and needy

My Advent daybook for these 24 days of waiting. Join me, won't you? (see previous Advent daybook 2016 posts here)

Isaiah Trees, 2009  by MAKOTO FUJIMURA

Isaiah Trees, 2009 by MAKOTO FUJIMURA

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing by Sufjan Stevens (lyrics here)

When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue is parched with thirst, I the Lord will answer them; I the God of Israel will not forsake them. I will open rivers on the bare heights, and fountains in the midst of the valleys. I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.

I will put in the wilderness the cedar, the acacia, the myrtle, and the olive. I will set in the desert the cypress, the plane and the pine together, that they may see and know, may consider and understand together, that the hand of the Lord has done this, the Holy One of Israel has created it.
— Isaiah 41:17-20 (ESV)

prayer for the day:

Be exalted, O Lord, in your strength!
We will sing and praise your power.
O Lord, hear our prayer. Amen.
— Psalm 21:13 (ESV)

(see all Advent daybook posts from 2015 here)