In this, the fourth of five lessons from Isaiah 53, we continue to be amazed by the prophet’s portrait of the promised Messiah. In accepting all the abuse of the cross, the Lord, “like a lamb led to slaughter, did not open His mouth.”
In this, the third of five lessons on Isaiah 53, the Messianic prophet explains why Jesus had to die: “The Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.”
It seems that everyone wants to be rich. God gives everyone who truly believes in Him and obeys Him unthinkable riches.
In order for us to receive the blessings promised to God’s children, we must first be convicted of sin, then we are in a position to commit to God and only then do the blessings come.
This is the second in a series of five lessons on The Suffering Servant of God in Isaiah 53. Seven hundred years before Jesus came to earth, the Messianic prophet described Him as “a man of sorrows, acquainted with our grief.”
Being a teen who cares for oneself and for others is not easy. Very often, adults do not take them seriously when they speak up and express their beliefs. Teens often feel isolated and overwhelmed. What can teens do to make a difference in the world? Where can they start?
If each of us set as a New Year resolution to be Christ centered, what would we gain in 2015?
As our elders present plans for 2015 this morning, let us resolve to generously support their leadership both spiritually and financially.
Tonight we begin a five lesson series from Isaiah 53, the Mount Everest of Old Testament prophesy. The last paragraph of chapter 52 is the introduction to this series on the Suffering Servant of God.