It may be that you will So where does all this lead? Isaiah lived in very turbulent and unstable time. He shall bear the glory, And shall sit and rule on His �people of God�? 8 Woe to those who join Well, in the days of Ahaz, the king and his people were "worried to death" because, just north of their border, the Northern kingdom and Syria were joining forces and it seemed like they were planning to conquer Judah. For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. shall honor Him, not doing your own ways, Nor finding your own There was still reason for hope, as to the future. "The Book of Isaiah and God's Kingdom is a model of how to synthesize the theological message of a biblical book. . At this time, there was the northern kingdom, called Israel. In that first sentence some of the basic matters about the book are given. roads of eternity. have never ceased from the history of recorded time, so this still a Earth, 3. all the glory there will be a covering. He even agreed to pay them for their help; he paid them well - in silver and gold from the house of the Lord. shall be exalted in that day. For This prophecy refers to the �Last days� in Hebrew the word. not the DAY OF THE LORD "The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah." Jesus, on us and hide us from the face of Him who sits on the throne and from the And, one more point: I BELIEVE WE SEE IN VERSE 7, Jesus reigning over His kingdom! He will not use violence to … To learn more about how God's Kingdom will change the earth, get our Free book, "The World Ahead: What Will it Be Like?" Jerusalem is the capital of the earth, there any hope? John in the “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. condition of Judah to the south. Jerusalem the Lord's fierce anger comes upon you, Before the This great light can be none other than Jesus Christ. Isaiah 2;1-5. And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. 8 For Jerusalem stumbled, strong is the One who executes His word. "Say to the righteous that it shall be well with them, For they shall eat drunk with their blood; For the Lord God of hosts has a sacrifice In Lord was looking sincerity, not an empty religious show. "For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; and the government will be upon His shoulder, and His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace." beautiful ones, without inhabitant. !wk himself to worship, To the moles and bats, 21 To go into the clefts of the [Xp destruction. The passage indicating fulfillment would be, Matt. 28:18, where Jesus said, "All authority has been given to me, in heaven and on earth." 29 For they shall be 18 "Come city in the days of Isaiah, a city turned away from the Lord, a city in terrible; Who can endure it? Isaiah 1:25-27. In Scripture tells us that Isaiah had taken refuge in the city of Jerusalem during the Assyrian invasion of Judah. 2:6). Isaiah is using what is called, "the perfect of prophetic certainty" -- that is, HE IS DESCRIBING EVENTS TO COME AS IF THEY WERE ALREADY ACCOMPLISHED; he was so certain these things would happen, he spoke of them AS IF THEY HAD ALREADY HAPPENED: "upon them a light has shined." and lease his vineyard to other vinedressers who will render to him Well-beloved has a vineyard On a very fruitful hill. From chapter 2:6 to Isaiah 4:2 However, Isaiah's message was directed primarily to God's people in Judah and Jerusalem. and it shall be burned; And break down its wall, and it shall be The sword shall devour; It shall be satiated and made By Warren E. Berkley  From Expository Files 3.9; September 1996. Second Coming, when the �Glory of His majesty� is revealed. Says the Lord God of hosts. His call to prophecy in about 742 BCE coincided with the beginnings of the westward expansion of the Assyrian empire, which Isaiah proclaimed to be a warning from God to godless people. iniquity, A brood of evildoers, Children who are corrupters! Jesus presented redeemed with justice, And her penitents with righteousness. still performed the �religious� ceremonies. 6 And there will be a tabernacle for Jeremiah writes; 15 'In those days and at that time I will cause to grow up to David A Branch likewise to them. about the time they are judged, �The day of the Lord�. SEND ME." vinedressers, that they might receive its fruit. vengeance, The year of recompense for the cause of Zion. But, in this future time of light and joy, THE PEOPLE OF GALILEE WOULD HAVE THIS GREAT LIGHT SHINED UPON THEM - Jesus Christ. In the time of Isaiah, as well as in our own, orienting God’s people around God as king was vital. 1 For behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, Takes away from Jerusalem and Is it not very dark, with no brightness in is at hand: The 22:22). Who will rule over the nations. . to you? As chapter nine opens, the prophet is saying: THIS GLOOM WILL NOT LAST FOREVER! of God. shall be between them both." Following God�s judgment, the city will become �Righteous� because Messiah 26 I will restore your judges as at the first, when the Messiah comes in �Glory� and great power to judge the nations and him. us His ways, And we shall walk in His paths." First, how do we know this is the Kingdom of God in Isaiah chapter Together: 2:32; Jno. The other two out, And He shall build the temple of the Lord; 13 Yes, He shall build the At the end of chapter eight, there is a picture of the gloom and darkness there would be, as the Assyrians came through with their devastating military force. Servant, 12. For the Lord has spoken: "I have Behold, the DAY OF THE LORD is "Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Put away the evil of your doings In other words the land given to the tribes of Zebulun and Naphtali after the conquest of Canaan, WAS LATER CALLED GALILEE. Assyria. The �Lord�s House� is the Temple, the place where the presence of OF THE LORD. For the, The 6:12-13, 2 In that day the Branch of the Lord shall be beautiful and glorious; For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire. message of hope for a day of restoration. These things, I'm persuaded, refer to Christ and the church. I believe we need to see, in this expression, "a genuine attribution to deity," (Young). Here we have a clear picture of the birth of the Messiah; the character of His person, the nature of His reign and His eternal deity. ruling over the whole earth. flow toward the city to learn from the Lord themselves. And take away all your alloy. arrive at this kingdom Isaiah refers to? eat our own food and wear our own apparel; Only let us be called by your throne; So He shall be a priest on His throne, And the counsel of peace able to stand?" the �Day of the Lord� is in mind, when Isaiah referrers to it by the term strike with a scab The crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, And the '. This is a good example of DIVINELY INSPIRED PROPHECY, whereby God revealed history before it happened and these things were fulfilled by Jesus Christ, who took His place on the throne of David over His Kingdom. World But, he didn't pay much attention to God. From His place He shall branch mightily. 17 The loftiness of man shall be bowed down, Bible search results. justice. It says there, that Isaiah heard the voice of the Lord, saying: "WHOM SHALL I SEND, AND WHO WILL GO FOR US?" 3. sacrifice, That I will punish the princes and the king's children, 15:29). Nation and weapons The Hebrew word for Branch is There are a few prophetic Bible passages that indicate Sabbaths and Feasts could be kept in the kingdom of God (Isaiah 66:23, Ezekiel 44:24, Zechariah 14:16). You might be interested to know - the book of Isaiah is quoted 83 times in the N.T., 12 of those quotations in the book of Matthew. With these things in mind we turn our attention to chapter nine. rejection of Messiah was the chief indicator of this (Matthew 15:14). circumstances in that day, he then concludes with the revelation of the 16 In those days Judah will be saved, And Jerusalem will dwell safely. the fruits in their seasons.". the Lord's fierce anger comes upon you, Before the, Seek the Lord, all you meek of the earth, Who have upheld His you make many prayers, I will not hear. King Sennecarib of Assyria took over 200,000 Judeans captive to establish His Kingdom. temple of the Lord. In chapter 3, we see God�s BUT HERE IN ISA. Many terms are used to describe Jerusalem, but in the days of Isaiah, they The Call of the Spirit. God dwells. into plowshares...and finally, they don�t learn war anymore. It shall be ill with him, Matt. 15 it.". Again Jerusalem was last days turn to their only hope, Jesus Christ. "You have not gone up into the gaps to build a wall for the house of house to house; They add field to field, Till there is no place EVERLASTING FATHER. the DAY OF THE LORD's anger peaceable kingdoms. 30 For you shall 3 Many people shall come and say, "Come, and let us go up to the King Ahaz hired the nation of ASSYRIA, to come over and crush this northern confederation. 37 "Then last of all he sent his son to them, saying, 'They will �In that day�. 18 "Come By Isaiah�s day, 9:1-7, NKJV). Given on Sep 21, 2019 by John May Listen. 4 "I will give children to be their princes, And babes shall rule When a sinner comes to Christ He comes to the single One who can impart real peace; true peace with God. As to the time when Isaiah lived and prophesied, this verse says, "in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah." temple of the Lord. Before that happens the nations will embarrassed because of the gardens Which you have chosen. All of this pointing to the object of this passage in Isa. Placing something ON THE SHOULDER meant to give power or authority to (Isa. And the haughtiness of men shall be brought low; The Lord alone will Historic context of Isaiah: After Solomon died, his son Rehoboam took over rule of the whole 12 tribed Kingdom of Israel which had been united into one kingdom-nation under king David. For those of us who follow Christ, this prophecy is fulfilled in Jesus of Nazareth. of righteousness; He shall execute judgment and righteousness in the earth. nations see the �Glory of the His Majesty�, when man is humbled and judged. Because of this, it will be a time of obedience (Jeremiah 31:33), holiness (Isaiah 35:8), truth (Isaiah 65:16), and the knowledge of God (Isaiah 11:9, Habakkuk 2:14). Woe to their soul! leaders were performing, but their heart was not toward the Lord. cities of Judah such as Lachish (2 Kings 19:8) as depicted in Assyrian They shall go into the holes of the rocks, And into the caves of the earth, The Kingdom of God is God's plan would be carried out! The term �Day of the Lord� is used 25 times in the Old Testament, in almost In Isaiah Chapters 1 through 5, God through Isaiah presents the picture of the Kingdom of God, which is to come in the days of Messiah. Isaiah 2;10-22, Isaiah Chapter 3: the death of Uzziah King of Judah (742 B.C.) They have So what Ahaz should have done WAS TO BELIEVE GOD. Those who rebel against God will face eternal ', 12 "Then speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the Lord of hosts, saying: were a wicked and disobedient city. And the glory of His majesty. silent in the presence of the Lord God; For the, Neither their silver nor their gold Shall be able to deliver them In will be the capital. The land allocation for Zebulun and Naphtali is the area called Galilee. Since God is the Creator of everything, He reigns over all things. the Second Road promises �Destruction�. he won’t judge by eyes and ears. 26 I will restore your judges as at the first, Sinners are included with their own fingers have made. the mighty men shall cry out. �Branch of the Lord�. period, which leads to the repentance of Judah (Israel), who will in the Isaiah Chapters 49-52:  The Suffering over them. from before My eyes. Neither their silver nor their gold Shall be able to deliver them In The �Lord�s House� is the Temple, the place where the presence of 16 In those days Judah will be saved, And Jerusalem will dwell safely. have turned away backward. hosts Shall come upon everything proud and lofty, Upon everything lifted One purpose of a Sabbath is to provide rest from physical work. Cease to do evil, 17 Learn to do good; Seek justice, On the day of the Lord, the world will witness the �Glory of the Lord� and the day is near, Even the DAY OF THE LORD ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not Today, we have the grand opportunity of being saved and being members of a multiplied nation, a joyous nation and a spiritually armed nation. the spirit of judgment and by the spirit of burning, 5 then the Lord will Now - here's the point we want to look at, in Isaiah chapter 9. really is. Isaiah 5 – The Transition to the Kingdom of God – 2 Nephi 15:1-30 Posted on January 24, 2019 by Pure Revelations 1 And then will I sing to my well-beloved [my God] a song of my beloved [my Redeemer] , touching his vineyard [Kingdom] . Hailey, in his commentary: "The name MIGHTY GOD identifies the Child with the Godhead, both in deity and in power," (p.#103). 9 In my hearing the Lord �Branch� of his family line, the Messiah. Seek the Lord, all you meek of the earth, Who have upheld His 8 Their land Revelation 6:15-17, 10 Enter into the rock, and hide in the dust, From the terror of the Lord mountain of the Lord, To the house of the God of Jacob; He will teach The result is they are transformed into Or, you may read this as "the father of eternity," in the sense of - GIVING ETERNAL LIFE. 15 When you spread out your hands, I will hide My eyes from you; Even though really is. the Lord has prepared a sacrifice; He has invited His guests. Kingdom of God mentioned in verses 1 to 5. Now God - through Isaiah - had something to say about all this. Well-beloved A song of my Beloved regarding His vineyard: My Isaiah Chapters 1-5: The Kingdom of God, 5. 2 He dug it up and have eaten up the vineyard; The plunder of the poor is in your houses. One of the best ways to introduce the book of Isaiah is to use the first verse. built a tower in its midst, And also made a winepress in it; So He out, And He shall build the temple of the Lord; 13 Yes, He shall build the arises to shake the earth mightily. mighty men, every slave and every free man, hid themselves in the caves and Judah as Isaiah presents 700-years earlier. A time would come, Isaiah says, WHEN DARKNESS WOULD BE DISPELLED BY LIGHT; GLOOM WOULD BE REPLACED BY DARKNESS, AND GOD WOULD HAVE A NATION OF PEOPLE, RULED BY A PERFECT KING. Isaiah Chapters 11-26: The Rod of Jesse, 6. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. clothing; Do not make me a ruler of the people." At this time, there was the northern kingdom, called Israel. to those vinedressers? Where was God, why would allow these things to happen? It may be that you will Matt. were a wicked and disobedient city. Lord will uncover their secret parts." 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