Sermons on Isaiah
Isaiah 61 anticipates an amazing announcement: the proclamation of freedom to the captive and joy to the mourning. This proclamation is fulfilled in the coming of Christ, who frees us to wear his righteousness and to build his Church in anticipation of the final day of justice that will one day come.
Christ, the Servant of God prophesied of in Isaiah, came to set things right. In his first and second coming he will establish justice on earth. Unlike anyone else, however, he will do this in gentleness and patience. In his triumphant reign he will not break the bruised reed or put out the smoking flax.
God is strong. Isaiah 40 gives us a glimpse of his unlimited strength and authority over the whole universe. The amazing truth at the end of the chapter, however, is that God shares this strength with the weak. He is caring in his strength. We too can receive this strength through faith as we wait on God.
Isaiah 26:1-21 “You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You.” The world is crying out for peace. All of us are moved by the present crisis and will have anxieties to some extent. But in these chapters we see that God’s people may know perfect peace. The word Shalom denotes a completeness: a wholeness, a harmonious state of…
Isaiah 50:10-11 Who is in darkness What to do if you are in the darkness What not to do if you are in darkness
Isaiah 60:1-22 The resolution Christian must make The realities Christians must rejoice in
Isaiah 56:1-8 A Righteous people A diverse people A united people
Isaiah 55:1-13 The Invitation to come The responsibilities in coming The motivation to come