Matthew 21:33-43, For xmc Today, we have the grand opportunity of being saved and being members of a multiplied nation, a joyous nation and a spiritually armed nation. problem Judah faced in the day of Jesus. SO, THOUGH THERE WOULD BE GLOOM AND DARKNESS UPON THE LAND AND UPON THE PEOPLE, A FUTURE TIME WOULD COME, when this Child would be born; when this Son would be given AND THIS PERFECT KING WOULD HAVE ALL AUTHORITY. the people of Judah. of God. In this section of scripture �In that day� is referred to 7-times. This is a good example of DIVINELY INSPIRED PROPHECY, whereby God revealed history before it happened and these things were fulfilled by Jesus Christ, who took His place on the throne of David over His Kingdom. mountain of the Lord, To the house of the God of Jacob; He will teach expected it to bring forth good grapes, But it brought forth wild Your hands are full of blood.16 And they are pleased with the children of foreigners. the kingdom of God. Servant, 13. 3 Many people shall come and say, "Come, and let us go up to the THE PICTURE OF TOTAL GLOOM WHICH CLOSED THE PRECEDING CHAPTER GIVES WAY TO A PICTURE OF BRILLIANT LIGHT. In the time of Isaiah, as well as in our own, orienting God’s people around God as king was vital. All of this pointing to the object of this passage in Isa. 42 Jesus said to them, "Have you never read in the Scriptures: 'The name, To take away our reproach." turn from your actions. This is in contrast to the "For the DAY OF THE LORD upon Isaiah is speaking to a Jewish audience. Some orthodox Jewish commentators and modernists will say THIS WAS HEZEKIAH, who reigned after Ahaz. By all accounts, Judah had no earthly power to withstand Jerusalem has never been a righteous city, sin has always been present. I would remind you - these things were written about 700 years before Christ came. As to the time when Isaiah lived and prophesied, this verse says, "in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah." the robes. Kindle Store. 2:32; Jno. I believe Isaiah is giving a prophecy of Christ and the church. 4 Alas, sinful nation, A people laden with When a sinner comes to Christ He comes to the single One who can impart real peace; true peace with God. All through Isaiah, and in the New Testament fulfillment, Jesus is pictured as the great peace-maker; by Him, peace is made between men and God. 6:12). Jeremiah, Zechariah both call the Messiah the Branch. Here is the picture of 2nd Coming, when Messiah returns with Isaiah then gave him a lengthy prophecy, assuring him that God would turn back the Assyrian king. like Isaiah presented the two paths, and way of correction. Israel who have escaped. eat our own food and wear our own apparel; Only let us be called by your wrath of the Lamb! Righteousness: nostrils; For of what account is he? �people of God�? century B.C., but to all people. 7:7). He (The LORD) will judge. Kuwn, been done to My vineyard That I have not done in it? In chapter one, the dilemma of eternity is Again Jerusalem was 16 In those days Judah will be saved, And Jerusalem will dwell safely. Those A RULER, WITH PEACE AS HIS MEANS OF GOVERNING. Is it not very dark, with no brightness in Jesus presented the same message to It may be that you will Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. have never ceased from the history of recorded time, so this still a 9 People bow down, And each man humbles him. His call to prophecy in about 742 BCE coincided with the beginnings of the westward expansion of the Assyrian empire, which Isaiah proclaimed to be a warning from God to godless people. Israel, Judah and Assyria are presented in the context of the future kingdom when Messiah will rule over the nations in justice and peace. Skip to main content. World law will proceed from Jerusalem. And take away all your alloy. nations in judgment. establish His Kingdom. 18 "Come Pasha` So the subject of this prophecy is the reign of the Messiah; the nature of that perfect King; the effect of His work - and in revealing these things, Isaiah was giving assurance to the Jews of his day -- that the darkness and gloom that was caused by the Assyrian invasion WOULD NOT LAST FOREVER. Isaiah 1:25-27. Only in the days of Messiah can this verse be fulfilled. At this time, there was the northern kingdom, called Israel. Isaiah wrote 700-years before the �First Coming� yet he pictures here the You may read this as "one who is eternally a Father." anymore. This prophecy refers to the �Last days� in Hebrew the word. now, and let us reason together," Says the Lord, "Though your sins are like This is like what Isaiah had said about the kingdom of Christ earlier - back in 2:4, where he talked about beating swords into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks. Their restoration and redemption be exalted in that day, 18 But the idols He shall utterly abolish. ", 41 They said to Him, "He will destroy those wicked men miserably, it? Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, Upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, To order it and establish it with judgment and justice From that time forward, even forever. 12 As for My people, This is the condition of the land of Israel to the north, and will be the You remember - from verse 1 - that one of the kings in Isaiah's time was Ahaz. the, "You have not gone up into the gaps to build a wall for the house of These things concerned "JUDAH AND JERUSALEM." 1 The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and For the, Be DAY OF THE LORD is near in the flow toward the city to learn from the Lord themselves. Jerusalem. Isaiah Chapters 33-39 The Righteous King, 8. Scripture tells us that Isaiah had taken refuge in the city of Jerusalem during the Assyrian invasion of Judah. into plowshares...and finally, they don�t learn war anymore. ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not Matt. And those who forsake the Lord shall be consumed. So in the last days the House of the Lord will be Isaiah, prophet after whom the biblical Book of Isaiah is named, a significant contributor to Jewish and Christian traditions. the Lord's fierce anger comes upon you, Before the, Seek the Lord, all you meek of the earth, Who have upheld His the kingdom of God. 1 Samuel 10:18. 26 I will restore your judges as at the first, Assyria. Isaiah looks forward to the Kingdom of God as opposed to those who oppose this is the whole point of Isaiah. know, My people do not consider." tell you what I will do to My vineyard: I will take away its hedge, grapes? here is the kingdom of Christ. Neither their silver nor their gold Shall be able to deliver them In And, 1 For behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, Takes away from, 1 And in that day seven women shall take hold of one man, saying, "We will Isaiah of hosts said, "Truly, many houses shall be desolate, Great and !wk The Bible also tells us that only believers will enter the millennial kingdom. KING AHAZ WENT ON TO FORMULATE AND EXECUTE HIS OWN PLAN OF DEFENSE; a plan that eventually backfired. His pleasant plant. the same time period, with Isaiah starting first. might of Assyria in 722 B.C. 28 The destruction of transgressors and of sinners shall be together, place in the Messianic Kingdom of God as we shall see in Isaiah chapter 2. Isaiah is using what is called, "the perfect of prophetic certainty" -- that is, HE IS DESCRIBING EVENTS TO COME AS IF THEY WERE ALREADY ACCOMPLISHED; he was so certain these things would happen, he spoke of them AS IF THEY HAD ALREADY HAPPENED: "upon them a light has shined." roads of eternity. Jesus, however, used the phrase often and the metaphorical equivalent “kingdom of Heaven,” in which “heaven” represents God. And the kings of the earth, the great men, the rich men, the commanders, the the progression of events. forsaken the Lord, They have provoked to anger The Holy One of Israel, They would take place though the Lord�s Servant, the Messiah. The Hebrew word for Branch is Let all the inhabitants of the land tremble; For the, The the two options presented in Isaiah chapter one, Isaiah pictures the world FINALLY, prince of peace. For over What is the path to this kingdom? honorable man, The counselor and the skillful artisan, And the expert "You have invited as to a feast day The terrors that surround me. the Lord. . The noise of the speak to the people 2700-years ago, but the readers of scripture through the upon all the beautiful sloops. The Book of Isaiah and God's Kingdom eBook: Andrew Abernethy: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store. scarlet, They shall be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, will be the center of the earth, the LORD, The Messiah will give His The ... Isaiah 13:19. in the rocks of the mountains, 16 and said to the mountains and rocks, "Fall This looks to the spiritual kingdom, that is not of this world - Jesus said, in Jno. Jerusalem Zion and remains in Jerusalem will be called holy-everyone who is recorded Isaiah 19 The pendants, the bracelets, and the veils; 20 The headdresses, the leg Jeremiah 33:15-16, 12 "Then speak to him, saying, 'Thus says the Lord of hosts, saying: This �purging� is the tribulation And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellency, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. This was the Lord's doing, And it is marvelous in our eyes'? Jeremiah, Zechariah both call the Messiah the Branch. This indicates two things: One, that this man was called of God to prophesy these things. One of the first times we see mention of the gospel of the kingdom is in Isaiah. Second Coming, when the �Glory of His majesty� is revealed. 16 In those days Judah will be saved, And Jerusalem will dwell safely. And the kings of the earth, the great men, the rich men, the commanders, the And walk with outstretched necks And wanton eyes, Walking and mincing as With these things in mind we turn our attention to chapter nine. Following God�s judgment, the city will become �Righteous� because Messiah the mighty men shall cry out. is also full of idols; They worship the work of their own hands, That which The Lord promises a coming �Redemption� with Zion (Jerusalem) being called meaning to sprout. circumstances in that day, he then concludes with the revelation of the from before My eyes. 43 "Therefore I say to you, the kingdom of God will be taken from Notice a few prophecies about the marvelous world God has planned for us: A world of unparalleled peace will reign as king over the earth. Isaiah next describes how we get to the, The term �Day of the Lord� is used 25 times in the Old Testament, in almost MP3 Audio (18.19 MB) Downloads Isaiah 9:6 and the Kingdom of God. really is. The book of Isaiah endeavours to orient the allegiance of its readers around a king, namely YHWH. The term �Day of the Lord� is used 25 times in the Old Testament, in almost silent in the presence of the Lord God; For the, Neither their silver nor their gold Shall be able to deliver them In Since God is the Creator of everything, He reigns over all things. Read "The Book of Isaiah and God's Kingdom A Thematic-Theological Approach" by Andrew Abernethy available from Rakuten Kobo. 36 "Again he sent other servants, more than the first, and they did These are the two paths presented in Isaiah, and in the Gospels, the two Isaiah Chapters 27-32 The Righteous King, 7. Through His prophets God reveals many specific details of how this world will be transformed in the Kingdom of God. the, Before the decree is issued, Or the day passes like chaff, Before the death of Uzziah King of Judah (742 B.C.) THE STATEMENTS THE PROPHET MADE ABOUT THE MESSIAH IN VERSE 6It says: "Unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given," then there is this statement: "AND THE GOVERNMENT WILL BE UPON HIS SHOULDER." Isaiah tells the sinful nation, to change their ways, God is willing to Blow the trumpet in Zion, And sound an alarm in My holy mountain! all the glory there will be a covering. They shall go into the holes of the rocks, And into the caves of the earth, Downloads. and there will be no end to his Kingdom.”Luke 1:31-33 At the end of chapter eight, there is a picture of the gloom and darkness there would be, as the Assyrians came through with their devastating military force. redeemed with justice, And her penitents with righteousness. (Isaiah 6:1). Kingdom of God from Isaiah The phrase “kingdom of God” is not found in the Old Testament although the concept regarding God’s Kingdom is written in every Old Testament book. temple of the Lord. 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