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Isaiah 29:13, 14 “And the Lord said: ‘Because this people draw near with their mouth and honor me with their lips, while their hearts are far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment taught by men, therefore, behold, I will again do wonderful things with this people, with wonder upon wonder; and […]

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Isaiah 28:16 “therefore thus says the LORD God, ‘Behold, I am the one who has laid as a foundation in Zion, a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation: Whoever believes will not be in haste.” This cornerstone is no doubt the same one the psalmist speaks of in Psalms 118:22. […]

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Isaiah 25:1 “O LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.” One thing produces another, and in this case, the prophet states the reason he intends to exalt and praise Jehovah God. The remainder of the […]

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Isaiah 11:1, 2 “There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. And the Spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD.” […]

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Isaiah 9:6 “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” This promised child is the same as the one in chapter 7, verse 14. This revelation of […]

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Isaiah 7:14 “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Ahaz, the king, did not want a sign from God, but God gave him one anyway. It was an impossible sign to the king, and so it has been […]

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Isaiah 6:3 “And one called to another and said: ‘Holy, holy, holy is the LORD of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory.” Isaiah had a vision in which he saw the Lord sitting on His throne. This entire vision was to impress Isaiah and his listeners with the majesty and glory of […]

Hebrews Blog

The Hebrews blog is now being edited for publication. It will be available as an eBook and a paperback. Target for release is late summer or early fall. I will post updates as we move along. It is a large blog and will take some time to edit for print. If you enjoy my blog […]

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Isaiah 1:16, 17 “…cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.” Chapter one of Isaiah is all about the wickedness of Judah and Jerusalem. They had reached the point where God was ready to destroy them. Religiously they were going through the […]