Friday, March 28, 2014

Journal Through the Bible: Week 60 Monday

Isaiah chapter 33

Part of this chapter is a prayer that Isaiah prayed requesting God's grace upon the Jews. He receives an answer that appears to be eternal.

Does God issue any commands?

  • God called those who were far as well as those who were near to listen to what He had done.

Does God make any promises?
  • God promised spoiling and treachery upon those who spoiled and dealt treacherously with others without cause.
  • God answered Isaiah's prayer by promising that He would be exalted.

Does this chapter teach anything about Jesus?

  • The king who judges every man and his works is Jesus. (verses 17 and 22.

Does this chapter teach anything about yet-future events?

  • Verses 14-17 describes a time when an individual's works will be tried by fire as mentioned in I Corinthians 3:12. Verse 17 also mentions seeing the king.
  • Verses 19-24 describes a time when Jerusalem will live quietly without any enemies. And no one suffers from illness. Everyone there has been forgiven of their sins.

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