Yearly Archives: 2018

December 14, 2018: Day 13 – Isaiah 9

I feel as if this is all that I need to post.  If you have an extra 2+ hours then go ahead and sit back and listen to the complete Handel’s Messiah.  And you thought it was just the Hallelujah … Continue reading

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December 13, 2018: Day 12 – Isaiah 8

Once again the name Immanuel is mentioned in vs. 8.  This comes on the tail end of a prophecy where the prophetess, the wife of Isaiah, bears a son whose name is Maher-shalal-hash-baz.  I don’t believe this name made it … Continue reading

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December 12, 2018: Day 11 – Isaiah 7

For background to this chapter you should go to I Kings 16.  There are a lot of historical events that are taking place in this chapter.  But this is also the chapter around which revolves the reason why it is … Continue reading

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December 11, 2018: Day 10 – Isaiah 6

So this chapter has this song as a tribute to it.  It is a hymn that brings a tear to all of our eyes.  But why is that?  This chapter is the calling of Isaiah.  Isaiah finds himself in a … Continue reading

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December 10, 2018: Day 9 – Isaiah 5

Isaiah gives us a simile with the image of a vineyard.  He tells us about his vineyard and how he cared for it and planted it and did everything he needed to do in order for it to grow, but … Continue reading

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December 9, 2018: Day 8 – Isaiah 4

A short little chapter in Isaiah here, but one that has so much meaning and nuance.  The first verse is an indication that there are no longer men left in the town because they have either all been deported, sent … Continue reading

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December 8, 20187: Day 7 – Isaiah 3

I remember in seminary I took a class and we had to translate in Hebrew Isaiah chapters 1-11.  It was a chore, but I remember specifically chapter 3 because of the many vocabulary words that I had to look up … Continue reading

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December 7, 2018: Day 6 – Isaiah 2

This chapter gives us some great social ministry verses that would be good for us to know and know well.  Look first at vs. 4 and you will read “they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into … Continue reading

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December 6, 2018: Day 5 – Isaiah 1

The prophet Isaiah is the most quoted prophet in the New Testament.  We find the prophet referring to the birth of a child to a virgin (young woman) which then Luke takes and turns it into the classic Christmas story.  … Continue reading

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December 5, 2018: Day 4 – Jonah 4

Would you be upset if when you get to heaven you would find Hitler there?  Or what if you get to heaven you would find Osama bin Laden?  Or what if we get to heaven and we see people there … Continue reading

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