Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Book of Isaiah-Is.40:1-9 “Behold your God!”

Consider the verse 6. “The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry?” Here we have the Spirit of Christ announcing the advent of God the Son. We see him as Angel of his presence operating in the … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.39- “A fly in the ointment”

‘A fly in the ointment’. In wikipedia we have an explanation to this idiomatic expression: it is a drawback, especially one that was not at first apparent. We can check out the verse from the Book of Ecclesiastes “Dead flies … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah- Is.38- “the sign”

What is a sign but the authority of the Sovereign Lord? When God made the lights in the firmament these had their natural functions that the creation would naturally follow. Nocturnal creatures would come out of their hiding places when … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah: Is.37-End of Assyrian Pride”

The events described in this chapter continue from the previous chapter. Sennacherib the King of Assyria could strut like a Colossus since his past triumphs allowed him to boast against nations which were weaker in numbers. In verses 10-13 we … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.36- “Pride of man”

“Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of?(Is.2:22)” Sennacherib king of Assyria certainly ‘lived in a bubble’ an expression we hear often lately, of his own reality. He sent Rabshakeh … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.35- “Highway to Zion”

Chapter 35 is a continuation of what went in the preceding chapter. The Lord makes desolations of the old order. In the chapter 10 we read of the decrees that were imposed from above which in practice were “To turn … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah: Is.34 Desolations

In the Book of Psalms we have passage that throws light on the chapter we are considering at present. Isaiah’s burden for Judah continues and here his attention is on all nations and it is directed in particular to the … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah- Is.33:7-24 -“The Latter Days”

The burden of Isaiah in this chapter is focussed on Assyria. King Ahaz relied on the protection of Assyria who has now turned to overrun Israel. In this chapter we shall also see how the Spirit telescopes immediate into the … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.33:1-6 – Overview

In order to understand the events that stir up nations to fight one another or empty the fruitful lands,- and leave as in the manner a field of ripe corn would present a picture after an army of locusts had … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah-Is.32- “An enemy hath done this”

The burden of this entire chapter hangs upon this verse: “Until the spirit be poured upon us from on high, and the wilderness be a fruitful field, and the fruitful field be counted for a forest(v.15).There is a time appointed … Continue reading

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