Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Journal Through the Bible: Week 57 Tuesday

Isaiah 8:1-9:7

Does God issue any commands?
  • God commanded Isaiah to write on a scroll in pen concerning Mahershalalhashbaz.
  • God commanded Isaiah to tell the people of Judah not to fear the confederacy of Israel with Syria.

Does God make any promises?
  • Before Isaiah's son, Mahershalalhashbaz was old enough to call his parents "Mother" and "Father" Assyria would conquer Israel and Syria.

Does this passage teach anything about Jesus?
  • Jesus is Immanuel in 8:8.
  • Jesus is the LORD of Hosts in 8:13.
  • Jesus is the stone of stumbling and the rock of offense in 8:14.
  • Jesus is the light that shined in the darkness over the people that dwell in the land of the shadow of death: that would be all of us! (9:2)
  • Jesus is the child that is born, the Son that is given who is called Wonderful, Counsellor, The Mighty God, The everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace that has the government upon His shoulder, to rule upon the throne of David! (9:6-7)

Does this passage teach anything about yet-future events?
  • Jesus will rule upon the throne of David. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end. It will be established with judgment and justice forever! (9:7)

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