March 2, 2014

Isaiah 48:1-13 – The Purpose of Prophecy If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will give weight to prophecy. 2) We will stop our stubborn rebellion. 3) We will embrace and utilize the delay in God’s wrath. 4) We will humble ourselves…

February 23, 2014

Isaiah 47 – Judgment: Showing Who’s Really In Charge If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? (5 things) 1) We will be humble in success. 2) We will give credit to God for success, not ourselves. 3) We will be careful how we treat…

February 9, 2014

Isaiah 46 – The Folly of Idolatry If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will stop to think about which direction makes more sense. One seems to on the surface, but upon further examination makes no sense at all. 2) As we…

February 2, 2014

Isaiah 45:1-13 – Cyrus, My Anointed? If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will not equate success with blessing from God. By this I mean just because we have succeeded at something doesn’t mean we ought to assume approval from God. And…

January 26, 2014

Isaiah 44 – The Folly of Idol Worship If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) We will quit worshipping idols. Now, as I’ve already made clear, most of us are convinced that this is not a problem for us. Fine, let me say…

January 19, 2014

Isaiah 43 – The LORD Is Our Only Savior We are the people who sin. He is the God who blots them out, remembers them no more. He is more than willing to sit down and talk it through with us. He will listen to our arguments of innocence. But know that we will lose….

January 12, 2014

Isaiah 42 – The LORD’s Servant So, how did you do? Can you identify your mission? Do you measure up to the methods here described? Have you helped anyone find freedom in Christ? Is your life a light to the Gentiles? Isaiah 42 describes the Servant of the Lord. Christians are by definition “little” Christ(s)…

January 5, 2014

Isaiah 41:1-10 – Renewed Strength For the Nations There it is. I can think of no sweeter words than these for those who have put their trust in the work of the One true God who has sent His chosen One to defeat the nations and give strength to His own, whom He has drawn…

December 29, 2013

Isaiah 40:27-31 – Strength to the Weary If we believe this passage is the Word of God, then what should be different about our lives? 1) No complaining about God. 2) No glorying in ourselves. 3) No taking God’s help for granted. 4) Instead, a new appreciation for God. 5) A new dependence on His…