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Monthly Archives: May 2016


Chapter 41 – God overrules individuals; God invites Israel to trust Him; God overturns idols Isaiah 41:1-7 – Who Controls History?  –  God overrules individuals! Isaiah 41:1-7 (ESV) 1  Listen to me in silence, O coastlands; let the peoples renew their strength; let them approach, then let them speak; let us together draw near for […]

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Isaiah 40:1-11 (ESV)  –  God’s Glory, Our Comfort 1  Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. 2  Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the LORD’s hand double for all her sins. 3  A voice cries: “In the wilderness […]

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Isaiah 38:1-8 (ESV)   Hezekiah sickness, healing and god’s sign of confirmation 1  In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him, and said to him, “Thus says the LORD: Set your house in order, for you shall die, you shall […]

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The 4 chapter of Isaiah 36-39:8 contains – Hezekiah’s Challenge to Trust God! The account is centered around three main episodes in the life of Hezekiah.  These are marked in Bold below: HEZEKIAH’S CHALLENGE TO TRUST GOD (36:1–39:8) Overcoming Sennacherib’s Threats against Hezekiah (36:1–37:38) (1)  Challenging Hezekiah’s Trust for Deliverance (36:1–22) The First Challenge: On […]

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Word Study:  “cheerfully happy” – “hilaros”  G2431 The Greek word translated “Cheerful” is only used one time in the Bible and it is at 2 Corinthians 9:7.  Interestingly that when it is used it applies to the stewardship of giving to God with a happy attitude. 2 Corinthians 9:7 (ESV) 7  Each one must give […]

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