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  • Book Of Isaiah Essay

    According to Harris’ Exploring the Bible, “...the Book of Isaiah represents and incorporates the three principal themes or concerns of Israel’s prophets: warnings of divine judgement, promises of forgiveness and reconciliation, and responsibilities of restoration” (163). However, what sets the book of Isaiah apart from the other prophet books is that it is actually compiled of three different prophets. These three prophets correspond with different periods of Judean history which take place before, during, and after the exile. While most readers simply interpret Isaiah for the words on the pages of the Bible, the historical framework of prophecies in Isaiah should be studied when reading these oracles because the background becomes critical…

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  • Jeremiah 1: 4-10

    The paper examines the story of Jeremiah’s calling as recorded in the first chapter of the Book of Jeremiah, using the particular passage Jeremiah 1:4-10. The goal of examining this passage is to explore the historical, sociological and cultural obstacles involved in receiving one’s call and living it out. The selected text touches on the prophet's concerns regarding his age and ability while speaking God’s truth to the nations. The issues involved in receiving one’s calling and its relevance…

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  • Exegetical Essay On Isaiah 1-2

    Week #13 Reading Response Question 1: What did I learn about the nature and activity of God? In Isaiah 1:18-20 God sees the sins of the people of Israel and they are scarlet colour, but He promises to make them white as snow I 'd the will only obey Him. He will even feed them. However God tells Israel if they don 't listen to Him, they will be devoured by their enemies. God was revealing the need for Israel to rely upon Him. He was demonstrating that they need to depend on Him or be vanquished…

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  • The Influence Of Isaiah

    Introduction Isaiah, son of Amoz, was a prophet of Yahweh whose revelations to the nation of Judah are accepted as part of the biblical canon in the Old Testament. Isaiah was both a husband, and a father of at least two sons; Shear-Jashub and Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz (Isaiah 8:3-4). Isaiah was commissioned by the Lord and served Yahweh faithfully as a prophet from approximately 740 B.C.- 700 B.C. Isaiah’s ministry officially began after his vision of the Throne Room of God in Isaiah 6, towards the…

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  • Isaiah 53 Analysis

    The passage of Isaiah 53 (4-8), for many centuries has been summed up as a poetic song in which the prophet Isaiah depicted the climatic period of world history in which the coming Messiah will arrive. In today’s culture this view is again reoriented in that many Christians alone see this passage to be a prophecy of the ministry in which Jesus Christ will walk. When looking into the passage, Christians see the ‘servant’ as Jesus, and his suffering for our sins, and the sacrifice he made for us.…

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  • Isaiah Chapter 36-39 Analysis

    Introduction & Main Theme The historical interlude, Isaiah chapters 36-39, surrounds the military might of two parties: Hezekiah, king of Judah and the Assyria king Sennacherib. The Assyrian king sends his messengers to Hezekiah to frighten him to distance himself from God and to rely upon Assyria. Isaiah is called in to prophesize to Hezekiah. God gives him signs. Sennacherib ends up dying. Hezekiah also suffered from an illness, which he recovered in his health by God. Ironically, he…

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  • An Undertaker's Ministry Report

    Quite an Undertaking In over thirty-seven years of full time rural parish ministry, I have prepared in access of twenty funerals per year which add up to a lot of hours spent with grieving families. A dear friend told me that the name Grahme is related to the German word “grimace” or one acquainted with grief. In the “Suffering Servant” passage, Isaiah records Jesus as “a man of sorrows and familiar with suffering” (Isaiah 53: 3). Jesus described his own ministry, quoting from Isaiah, as one…

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  • The Assyrian Crisis: The Fall Of The Northern Kingdom

    The three key crisis of Israel that the prophetic literature reacts to are the Assyrian, Babylonia, and the Restoration Crisis. The Assyrian Crisis: The fall of the Northern Kingdom. This era consisted of the following factors that involve Assyria’s expansion into the region of Israel and Judah. This increase led to a complex series of alliances between the various kingdoms involved, as well as fighting-Syria Ephraimitic war. The war was Assyria attempts to expand, Syria and Israel allies for…

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  • Ezekiel Chapter 37 Analysis

    was taken to Babylon to work as a slave for the royalty due to his superior talents and education. While in slavery, the priest becomes a prophet through spiritual experiences early in the book. The people have lost everything, which according to the Deuteronomic viewpoint was because of their sinful unfaithfulness to Yahweh. What is the message of chapters 36 and 37? What does the vision of chapter 37 mean for those who first heard about it? • The message for chapter 36 is that God promises…

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  • The Typological Significance Of The Lamb In Exodus 12: 8-11?

    king? Why or why not? Israel was guilty of sin because they had the wrong motives to ask for a king; namely, they wanted to be “like all the other nations” with a strong central government and army. They already had a king: God Almighty! But they rejected him and his precepts. God had designed for them to have a king, but they went about it in the wrong way. 4. What was so significant about the reign of Josiah? The reign of Josiah constituted a change of direction for the Jewish people for…

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