Friday, March 21, 2014

Journal Through the Bible: Week 59 Monday

Isaiah 24:1-25:12

Isaiah received an end-time prophecy in chapter 24. It caused him to write a psalm of praise to God in chapter 25!

Does God issue any commands?
  • No

Does God make any promises?
  • God tells the future of the world through Isaiah.

Does this passage teach anything about Jesus?
  • Jesus is the LORD of Hosts that will reign on Mount Zion.

Does this passage teach anything about yet-future events?
  • The world will be made empty and waste before the LORD resurrects it as a new Earth. 24:1, 3-6, 16b-20
  • At the judgment, God will be no respecter of a person's status. 24:2, 21-22
  • Revelation describes a time when the earth is desolate and men are desperate much like is described in 24:7-12.
  • Those that love the LORD will be as the parable of the wheat that grew up among tares, or as these verses describe them, olives. They will rejoice and sing to God. 24:13-16a
  • Isaiah said that in that mountain, Zion, the LORD of Hosts shall make unto all people a feast! 25:6
  • Isaiah also said that God would destroy the veil that is spread over all nations to divide them from their God. Death will be swallowed up! Tears will be wiped away. His people will no longer be rebuked or ashamed. 25:6-8
  • Isaiah said that God will spread His hands and defeat the enemies of His people. 25:9-12

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