Monthly Archives: December 2018

December 28, 2018: Day 27 – Isaiah 23

Once again a historical event takes place in the oracle concerning Tyre.  Keep in mind that Tyre is a seaside town which used to have quite a powerful navy as the dominant Phoenician town.  Tarshish should sound familiar as it … Continue reading

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December 27, 2018: Day 26 – Isaiah 22

Even though this says that this is an oracle to the valley of vision, we can tell from the content that it is an oracle against Jerusalem.  It is probably a pun on the name that the valley between the … Continue reading

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December 26, 2018: Day 25- Isaiah 21

I encourage you to follow the map that I attached when we started to look at Isaiah 13.  Follow along in the reading of chapter 21 and you will see all of the places mentioned in the map.  I wish … Continue reading

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December 25, 2018: Day 24 – Isaiah 20

Merry Christmas!!  I could have probably chosen a better chapter to reflect the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ, but time marches on and we use the verses that are before us.  Here we find Isaiah the prophet who goes … Continue reading

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December 24, 2018: Day 23 – Isaiah 19

Think about the history that Egypt has had with the people of the Lord, at least in Scripture.  Keep in mind how we read that Abraham in Genesis goes to Egypt and lies about Sarah because he is afraid that … Continue reading

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December 23, 2018: Day 22 – Isaiah 18

This chapter is a bit deceptive because it falls under the previous chapter heading of an oracle concerning Damascus, and yet it seems like it begins an oracle concerning Ethiopia, or as the Scripture calls it, Cush.  It speaks about the … Continue reading

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December 22, 2018: Day 21 – Isaiah 17

It is hard for us to understand what it is like to have an oracle written against a city which has been around for millennia.  Nothing in the Bible was ever written about North America.  Nothing in the Bible was … Continue reading

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December 21, 2018: Day 20 – Isaiah 16

This is another oracle against Moab and another (false?) lament for Moab who will be brought into ruin.  Moab is personified as a person who at one time was strong, but now has been brought low along with all of … Continue reading

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December 20, 2018: Day 19 – Isaiah 15

Once again you can refer to the map in order to understand what is going on.  Moab is that region to the East of the Dead Sea and all of those cities mentioned in this chapter you can see listed … Continue reading

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December 19, 2018: Day 18 – Isaiah 14

We have three nations that are mentioned in this oracle.  Again, this is where you need to look at that map to understand who is involved here.  There was a coordination among the nations which was not to the advantage … Continue reading

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