Prophet Isaiah

6772 words 28 pages
Topic: What are the major themes in the prophesy of Isaiah

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|TABLE OF CONTENTS |
|INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………………………………...2 |
|REDEMPTION FROM BANYLON……………………………………………………………...3 |
|ISRAEL, SERVANT OF THE LORD AND YAHWEH THE SOVEREIGN RULER………….3
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Those who repent will see|
|Zion redeemed with justice and righteousness, but those who continue to forsake the Lord will be consumed. The gardens in which they |
|worshiped idols will be burned like dry vegetation (chapter 21-31). |
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|According to Addison, J, A. (1971), Isaiah lived in Jerusalem, and that the capital city features prominently in his prophecies. Isaiah |
|referred to Jerusalem by using more than 30 names. His easy access to the court and Judah's kings as revealed in his book, suggests that he|
|ministered to the kings of Judah and may have had royal blood in his veins. Jewish tradition made him the cousin of King Uzziah. His |
|communication gifts and his political connections, whatever those may have been, gave him an opportunity to reach the whole nation of |
|Judah. The prophet was married and had at least two sons, to whom he gave significant names that summarized major themes of his prophecies |
|(Isaiah 8:18): Shearjashub (a remnant shall return, Isaiah 7:3), and Maher-shalal-hash-baz (hastening to the spoil, Isaiah 8:3). |
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|Isaiah received his call to

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