Isaiah gives us the fullest revelation of Christ in the Old Testament, most notably the Servant Songs. The exile raised the question: Can fail such that God will abandon us and we forfeit His God? In the Servant Songs, God demonstrates that not only will He remain committed to His people, He will willingly choose to endure suffering in order to forgive and redeem His people.
Archives for December 2017
Paul argues that because of the activity of the Spirit, we can have confidence that everything that happens to us is in our own best interests.
What’s the meaning of Christmas? We’ll answer that question by looking at one of my favorite Christmas stories: Job.
Paul argues that the Holy Spirit produces within believers grief over sin and eager hope for their inheritance.
By my count, Isaiah is referenced (quoted or alluded to): 21 times in the Gospels; 25 times in Paul’s letters; 6 times in 1 Peter; 5 times in Acts; 4 times in Revelation; and once in Hebrews.
Another “throw back Thursday” Christmas favorite: What Luke 10:38-42 teaches us about how to have a “Mary” Christmas.
While Miriam was more focused on getting glory than on doing good, Barnabas was more focused on doing good than on getting glory and in the process he changed the world.
This 2015 article is one of my favorites. If Christmas gift-giving feels like an annual performance review that you fail each year, here are 5 resolutions you might want to consider adopting.
How do we deal with the fact that we serve and work in a local church where some people just seem to get a better deal than we do? Miriam had the same problem with her baby brother Moses. This talk looks at Miriam and how we go wrong when we focus on who gets the glory rather than doing good.
Study questions, maps, charts, key words, history, background, outlines, and links to help you study the Old Testament book of Isaiah.