ISAIAH

His way not ours…(Isaiah 1:3)


The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master’s crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider. – Isaiah 1:3 Introduction: Let’s begin our day with light from word of God even in this dark world where people have become strangers to their creator. We are moving towards Christmas as one […]

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Who killed Isaiah


The Talmud, Yebamoth 49b, records death of prophet ISAIAH as, Supposedly Manasseh bought him to trial for contradicting Moses teachings that, Man could not see God and live (Exodus 33:20). Isaiah had claimed that he saw God recorded (Isaiah 6:1). Moses had taught God was near Israel (Deuteronomy 4:7). Isaiah said that God must be […]

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Jesus said that Isaiah was the great prophet


Jesus, the son of Sirach, said that Isaiah was hnby` hgdwl, “the great prophet” Ecclesiasticus 48:22. Henery commentary of whole Bible, IV, 2, says that the book of Isaiah is placed first, because it is the largest of the prophetic books.And it contains more chapters than other prophetic books. Isaiah’s prominence stems from its content […]

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Javan


The land of Javan was probably the Ionian region of Greece, which is the western coast of present-day Turkey. Isaiah says that even this far-off land would someday declare God’s glory among the nations (66:19).

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Pig flesh


The Israelites were not the only ones who did not eat or sacrifice pig flesh. The Assyrians found the pig to be equally offensive, as do some people groups today. However, many other people groups ate and sacrificed them to their gods (65:4).

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Ships of Tarshish


The phrase ships of Tarshish (60:9) describes huge ships, able to go on voyages as long as three years (1 Kings 10:22). Isaiah says that ships like these will someday bring the nations to Israel to worship the Lord.

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