After the promises made in Isaiah 44:1-5, the Lord Yahweh speaks once more to remind Israel of his uniqueness, that he is the one and only God, and to reassure them there is no one else who can be their sure foundation. Rather than be like the nations, who seek deliverance from idols, God’s people were to be witnesses of his redeeming love and renewing grace. In this sermon, pastor Matt wraps up this section of Isaiah, emphasizing how God’s purpose in the redemption of his people is the praise of his name. The goal of his gospel is a people, renewed by his Spirit and reassured by his grace, who worship him and bear witness to the truth that there is no rock like our God.
May 22, 2023
The Servant of the Lord, part 1 (Isaiah 49:1-6)
In Isaiah 40-66, we find God’s word of comfort and promises of salvation to his soon-to-be exiled people. After promising to raise up Cyrus of Persia to liberate Israel from…
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