Category: <span>Isaiah</span>

In the final chapters of the book of Isaiah, the prophet looked forward to a new day. Isaiah prophesied of a time when the people of God would be recognized…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

In the latter portions of the book of Isaiah, the prophet described the Lord’s saving acts for His people and the nations. In Isaiah 56-59, the prophet returned to themes…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

During the days of Isaiah’s ministry, God’s people felt abandoned like a wife who had been released by her husband (Isa 54:6). While the Lord was legitimately angry with His…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

While positioning the exact temporal reference of Isaiah 40-66 is difficult, the theological vision these chapters establish is easily discerned. Here God further showed His jealousy for Israel’s trust, employing…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

Much of the first thirty-nine chapters of the book of Isaiah are a contrast between two of Judah’s Kings: Ahaz (Isaiah 7-14; 2 Kings 16; 2 Chronicles 28) and Hezekiah…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

In Isaiah 29-30, the prophet chided the leaders of the day for not hastening to the Lord’s invitation for deliverance from Assyria. In Isaiah 32-35, Isaiah presented the Lord as…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

The thrust of Isaiah 28-31 is that Judah should trust in the Lord alone during the Assyrian threat. Isaiah described God’s sovereignty over the nations in hopes that Judah would…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

Isaiah wanted his audience to understand that God is exalted over the nations. Isaiah prophesied that God would execute destruction on the present world structure in favor of a new,…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

Isaiah’s pronouncements of judgement in Isaiah 13-23 underscore God’s jealousy for the trust of His people. God yearns for them to expect that He will deliver, even to the degree…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament

Much of Isaiah’s prophecy is a contrast of two of Judah’s kings, Ahaz and his son Hezekiah. Both faced external threats, Ahaz from Aram, Israel, and Assyria (2 Kings 16;…

Commentary Isaiah Old Testament