The Bible By Isaiah 53 Essay examples

896 Words Apr 28th, 2016 4 Pages
In the bible there are a number of different themes to try and help us understand more of what God is trying to tell us. In the paper I am going into depth for three of them. The three are, The teaching with pictures, stories, and emotional appeals that succeeds with at least some listeners, The choosing and training of key followers as disciples who will carry on the work after the leader is gone, The importance of a sacrifice whereby the action of one satisfies the debt of another. The first one I chose was the teaching with pictures, stories, and emotional appeals that succeeds with at least some listeners. In Isaiah 53:5 it says, “He was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities…” Isaiah gives a vivid description of how Jesus would be put to death on the cross. He goes into detail about how excruciating pain Jesus would be put through while dying. Isaiah tells us this is we will listen to what he says so we can repent and understand to what real extent Jesus did for us. In the New Testament, Jesus uses the Parable of the Tenants to paint a picture for us. He told the parable about how an owner of a vineyard sent servants to collect some fruit two times. And both times the tenants of the vineyards killed the servants the owner sent. He sent his son thinking the tenants would respect his son, but they killed him too. Jesus told this story to his listeners to show what would happen to him in his future. You would think people would respect the…

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