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The Book of Isaiah, part 4

During Israel’s Decline, the Prophets address King after King, calling them to repentance and covenant faithfulness. One of the greatest and most eloquent of these prophets is Isaiah. In this episode, Stuart Holman reflects on the Hope set before Israel, even in the face of judgment.

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The Book of Isaiah, part 3

During Israel’s Decline, the Prophets address King after King, calling them to repentance and covenant faithfulness. One of the greatest and most eloquent of these prophets is Isaiah. In this episode, Stuart Holman reflects on the commissioning of Isaiah as God’s prophet. Is he the recipient of a ‘divine hospital pass’?

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The Book of Isaiah, part 2

During Israel’s Decline, the Prophets address King after King, calling them to repentance and covenant faithfulness. One of the greatest and most eloquent of these prophets is Isaiah. In this episode, Stuart Holman reflects on the searing indictment brought against the leadership of Jerusalem, as well the grace offered to the same rebels.

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The Book of Isaiah, part 1

During Israel’s Decline, the Prophets address King after King, calling them to repentance and covenant faithfulness. One of the greatest and most eloquent of these prophets is Isaiah. In this episode, Stuart Holman reflects on the historical context and the premise of the book of Isaiah.

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Isaiah: The Suffering Servant 6

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Isaiah chapters 40-66 seem to be written during the Babylonian exile, promising God’s people times of renewal back in the land. During these chapters a figure begins to emerge– God’s Servant, who will suffer while bringing restoration for the people. Ness Hughes leads us through this series of devotionals, reflecting on this ‘Suffering Servant’ figure in Isaiah. Today’s passage is the most well know of the Suffering Servant passages– Isaiah 53.

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Isaiah: The Suffering Servant 5

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Isaiah chapters 40-66 seem to be written during the Babylonian exile, promising God’s people times of renewal back in the land. During these chapters a figure begins to emerge– God’s Servant, who will suffer while bringing restoration for the people. Ness Hughes leads us through this series of devotionals, reflecting on this ‘Suffering Servant’ figure in Isaiah. Today’s passage is the most well know of the Suffering Servant passages– Isaiah 53 (to be continued tomorrow).

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Isaiah: The Suffering Servant 4

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Isaiah chapters 40-66 seem to be written during the Babylonian exile, promising God’s people times of renewal back in the land. During these chapters a figure begins to emerge– God’s Servant, who will suffer while bringing restoration for the people. Ness Hughes leads us through this series of devotionals, reflecting on this ‘Suffering Servant’ figure in Isaiah. Today’s passage is Isaiah 50:4-9.

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Isaiah: The Suffering Servant 3

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For the first 39 chapters of his writings Isaiah warns God’s people to turn back to him, or they will surely be removed from their land and be taken as slaves into exile in Babylon. Isaiah chapters 40-66 seem to be written during the exile, promising times of renewal back in the land. During these later chapters a figure begins to emerge– God’s Servant, who will suffer while bringing restoration for the people. Ness Hughes leads us through this series of devotionals, reflecting on this ‘Suffering Servant’ figure in Isaiah. Today’s passage is Isaiah 49:1-6.

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Isaiah: The Suffering Servant 2

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For the first 39 chapters of his writings Isaiah warns God’s people to turn back to him, or they will surely be removed from their land and be taken as slaves into exile in Babylon. Isaiah chapters 40-66 seem to be written during the exile, promising times of renewal back in the land. During these later chapters a figure begins to emerge– God’s Servant, who will suffer while bringing restoration for the people. Ness Hughes leads us through this series of devotionals, reflecting on this ‘Suffering Servant’ figure in Isaiah. Today’s passage is Isaiah 42:1-9.

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Isaiah: The Suffering Servant 1

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For the first 39 chapters of his writings Isaiah warns God’s people to turn back to him, or they will surely be removed from their land and be taken as slaves into exile in Babylon. Isaiah chapters 40-66 seem to be written during the exile, promising times of renewal back in the land. During these later chapters a figure begins to emerge– God’s Servant, who will suffer while bringing restoration for the people. Ness Hughes leads us through this series of devotionals, reflecting on this ‘Suffering Servant’ figure in Isaiah.

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The Prophets– part 11: Isaiah 6

Mal York continues our week of devotions on the first 6 chapters of Isaiah, who spoke God’s word during the reigns of Kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah; all kings of Judah (the Southern Kingdom). In this opening to the book, Isaiah introduces his major themes, concluding in chapter 6 with his dramatic commissioning by God.

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The Prophets– part 10: Isaiah 4

Mal York continues our week of devotions on the first 6 chapters of Isaiah, who spoke God’s word during the reigns of Kings Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz and Hezekiah; all kings of Judah (the Southern Kingdom). In this opening to the book, Isaiah introduces his major themes, concluding in chapter 6 with his dramatic commissioning by God.