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Summary: In this dramatic reading, based on Isaiah 40, listeners are shown the greatness of God but also shown how God cares for them individually. It is through this amazing, mysterious contrast that they are encouraged to put their trust in God.
Style: Dramatic.   Duration: 4min
Actors: 3 M/F
Scripture: Isaiah 40

 

 

Characters
3 Readers

Script

1: God is big!
ALL: Real BIG!
1: Who else has held the oceans in his hand?
3: Who has measured off the heavens with his fingers?
2: Who else knows the weight of the earth...
3: Or has weighed the mountains and hills on a scale?
2: God is smart!
ALL: Real SMART!
2: Who is able to advise the Spirit of the Lord!
1: Who knows enough to give him advice or teach him?
3: Has the Lord ever needed anyone’s advice?
1: Does he need instruction about what is good?
3: To whom can you compare God?
2: The Lord is the everlasting God...
1: The Creator of all the earth.
3: He never grows weak or weary.
1: God is big!
ALL: Real BIG!
2: This can often make us feel small.
ALL: (whispering) Real SMALL.
1: But here in the same chapter it says this:
3: He will feed his flock like a shepherd.
2: He will carry the lambs in his arms...
1: Holding them close to His heart.
2: He will gently lead the mother sheep with their young.
1: God is BIG!
ALL: Real BIG!
2: And yet he cares for you.
3: He holds you close to His heart.
2: And so, who better to trust your life to...
1: (Escalating inflection) Than someone so BIG...
2: And powerful...
3: And mighty!
1: Those who trust in the Lord...
1 & 2: Will find new strength.
1 & 2 & 3: They will soar on wings like eagles.
3: They will run...
2: And not grow weary.
1: They will walk...
2: And not faint.
1: God is BIG!
ALL: Real BIG!
2: And He is there to help you.
2&3: He is there to hold you.
1: He is there to care for you.
ALL: Praise the Almighty God...
3: Of comfort.
ALL: Amen!

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