Isaiah

Isaiah 3:1-4:1 – Using Your Power & Position Humbly

The purpose of the passage we’ll be looking at today is to push us toward humility. In the world, we are always pressed and pushed toward pride. But, after discussing this, we should hopefully walk away humbler and more aggressively pursuing humility as Christians. Ask yourself this: “Has my Christianity made me humble? Because I …

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Isaiah 1:21-31 – Our #1 Problem & the Only Solution

We pick up today in Isaiah 1:21 with a lament. Here Isaiah is stepping back, taking stock of the situation and saying, “This is terrible!” Just to warn you: there is some harsh language to begin with, but it can be explained. The Unfaithfulness of God’s People How the faithful city has become a whore, …

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Isaiah 1:10-20 – When Does God Hate Religious Activities?

The hypocrisy of religious people is extremely damaging to the witness we hope to have in the world. Non-Christians aren’t the only ones who pick up on it and say, “That’s terrible!” God does not like religious hypocrisy either. This is what we’ll see in Isaiah 1:10-20. Last week (see “God’s Grace for His Rebellious …

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Isaiah 1:2-9 – God’s Grace for His Rebellious Children

In Isaiah 1:2-9, we find a particular message broken into two parts. The first part is the Lord presenting His case against His children. The second part is a plea for them to turn back. God’s Children Rebel Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth; for the Lord has spoken: “Children have I reared …

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Isaiah 9:6 | Wonderful Counselor

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. (Isaiah 9:6)