Sought Out – Isaiah 62:12

In Pleasant Places

“And they shall be called The Holy People,
The Redeemed of the LORD;
and you shall be called Sought Out,
A City Not Forsaken.”

Isaiah 62:12

In Christ, these are descriptions—names—of us. If you know Him, the King who came that we might be saved through Him, these are references to who you are in Him.

The latter part of the verse is what caught my attention this morning. “You shall be called Sought Out, A City Not Forsaken.” We are sought out. By the God who created and owns all things. The infinite, holy God who has no need of us. He has sought you out, to draw you to Himself; to fill you with His joy, His life, His power; and to declare Himself your personal Savior, Shepherd, and Father.

“But the LORD’s portion is his people, Jacob his allotted heritage. He found him in a desert land…

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