Category: Isaiah
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Isaiah 43.1,6-7 – God’s rightful pursuit of his own glory.
Posted: 16 July 2012 in Isaiah

But now thus saith the Lord that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine….. I will say to the north, Give up; and to the south, Keep not back: bring my sons from far, […]

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Proverbs 19.3 and Isaiah 2.10-11 – Pride and fretting against the will of God
Posted: 16 February 2012 in Isaiah, Proverbs

The foolishness of man perverteth his way: and his heart fretteth against the LORD. Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of the LORD, and for the glory of his majesty. The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be bowed down, and the […]

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Isaiah 23.6-9, 48.11 – Giving to God the glory which belongs to him alone
Posted: 7 February 2012 in Isaiah

“Pass ye over to Tarshish; howl, ye inhabitants of the isle. Is this your joyous city, whose antiquity is of ancient days? her own feet shall carry her afar off to sojourn. Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth? The […]

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Isaiah 51.4 – The nature of God’s law
Posted: 11 February 2011 in Isaiah

“Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.” This verse is an interesting take on the nature of God’s law. The law is here not seen as an onerous […]

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Isaiah 47.5-10 – God’s use of sinful motives
Posted: 4 February 2011 in Isaiah

Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called, The lady of kingdoms. I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid […]

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