Heading 1 Here is the message about Judah and Jerusalem that was revealed to Isaiah son of Amoz during the time when Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah reigned over Judah. Obedience, not Sacrifice 2 Listen, O heavens,pay attention, O earth!For the Lord speaks:“I raised children, I brought them up,but they have rebelled against me!3 An […]
Isaiah prophesied in the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. He has been well called the evangelical prophet, on account of his numerous and full prophesies concerning the coming and character, the ministry and preaching, the sufferings and death of the Messiah, and the extent and continuance of his kingdom. Under the veil of the deliverance from Babylon, Isaiah points to a much greater deliverance, which was to be effected by the Messiah; and seldom does he mention the one, without alluding at the same time to the other; nay, he is often so much enraptured with the prospect of the more distant deliverance, as to lose sight of that which was nearer, and to dwell on the Messiah’s person, office, character, and kingdom.
The Future Glory of Jerusalem 1 Here is the message about Judah and Jerusalem that was revealed to Isaiah son of Amoz.2 In the futurethe mountain of the Lord’s temple will endureas the most important of mountains,and will be the most prominent of hills.All the nations will stream to it,3 many peoples will come and […]
A Coming Leadership Crisis 1 Look, the sovereign Lord who commands armiesis about to remove from Jerusalem and Judahevery source of security, includingall the food and water,2 the mighty men and warriors,judges and prophets,omen readers and leaders,3 captains of groups of fifty,the respected citizens,advisers and those skilled in magical arts,and those who know incantations.4 The […]
1 Seven women will grab hold ofone man at that time.They will say, “We will provide our own food,we will provide our own clothes;but let us belong to you –take away our shame!” The Branch of the Lord 2 At that timethe crops given by the Lord will bring admiration and honour;the produce of the […]
A Love Song Gone Sour 1 I will sing to my love –a song to my lover about his vineyard.My love had a vineyardon a fertile hill.2 He built a hedge around it, removed its stones,and planted a vine.He built a tower in the middle of it,and constructed a wine-press.He waited for it to produce […]