Based on 1 Peter , it explores three movements of spiritual growth. Bill O'Connell: "Entertaining Angels. Bill O'Connell: "Connecting in Community. Bill O'Connell: "More than It is based on Psalm and Ephesians This sermon, based on Proverbs and 1 Peter , explores why having a clear reason for being is critical for church and individuals. It is the first in the "On a Mission From God" sermon series. Elder Dennis Meyer: "Struggling Well. Based on Psalm and Matthew and Dave Madsen: "What Is It? Many thanks to all who helped make this the best VBS ever! Based on 1 Cor , Don Elly led worship today.
The message was "Following a Crazy God". Bill O'Connell, "People of the Plan. Based on Ephesians This sermon, based on 1 Cor , , explores the role of Spiritual Gifts in the church. This sermon, based on 1 Peter , explores the hope of the resurrection. Bill O'Connell: This sermon, based on Acts , explores the sometimes frustrating process of discerning God's will in our lives.
This is a first-person dramatic monologue based on Acts It is the twenty-second in the "Year of the Bible" series. This is the twentieth sermon in the "Year of the Bible" series. Kelly usually tells the reader why he takes a certain view in the debated prophetical passages. A Plymouth Brethren author, he died in Excerpt - Interpretive Challenges - Interpretive challenges in a long and significant book such as Isaiah are numerous.
This fact disqualifies the case for proposing that the church receives some of the promises made originally to Israel. The healing miracles never were performed merely for their physical benefit. Matthew —A fulfillment of the Messianic prophecy in Isaiah Matthew —To fulfill the Messianic prophecy in Isaiah — When John the Baptist questioned whether Jesus truly was the Messiah or if he should look to someone else, John sent his disciples to Jesus for an answer Matthew —19, Luke — On another occasion, Jesus healed in order to fulfill Isaiah —4 Matthew — Healing in Mark —37 alludes to Isaiah —6.
On those occasions, Jesus healed to preview His kingdom power as an appropriate credential in order to be rightly recognized as the King of Israel. These brief bursts of power in the Gospels pointed to something yet future which the Old Testament especially Isaiah had predicted. The Bible anticipates two future periods when human health will be dramatically improved—the Millennium and eternity future.
James Rosscup's critique : A thorough analytical treatment of a pre-millennial nature which some have regarded as one of the finest broad studies on Isaiah. Be a Berean when using this resource as it does not always interpret passages literally, especially eschatological passages that have no clear historic fulfillment. For example notice how the RSB explains " mountain " in Isaiah Isaiah ; ; Mount Zion and the temple on it were symbols of heaven and the heavenly sanctuary Heb These earthly representations have passed away Heb Ed Comment : Is that really a true statement? Pictures of modern day Jerusalem clearly demonstrate the persistence of Temple Mount - it has not passed away!
The point is that the diligent student of Scripture who seeks to rightly divide the Word of Truth, must be very careful when using the study notes in the Reformation Study Bible. They are good on many passages and phrases, but one must be very careful when reading comments on prophecies that clearly have not yet been fulfilled.
Study notes on Isaiah | Grace Bible Fellowship
And remember - If many of Isaiah's prophecies have been literally fulfilled e. The safest way to interpret the Scripture is to let the Word speak for itself and not try to spiritualize the text or allegorically interpret a passage that has future eschatological implications. That is not consistent hermeneutics and opens one up to the possibility of misinterpretation. A noted conservative Old Testament scholar of a few decades back builds a carefully reasoned case for one author and unity of the book.
This is his aim, and not the task of writing a commentary. Most people would do like the African princess who broke the looking-glass because she was so ugly. Civilization is a poor varnish. You have only to scratch it to turn up the same old egotism that has prevailed six thousand years. Isaiah It was when this passed away into shame and disgrace that Isaiah saw the Eternal King on his throne.
Jerusalem lacked a river, and nearly all large cities are built on seas or rivers. So there is no drawback, no temptation in any blessing the Lord gives. It is easy to mount, but to walk or go slowly takes a clever rider. So with a convert. One day Miss F. In the sight of God, a tender plant; in the sight of man, a root out of a dry ground. If our water-supply runs short, I do not conclude that the river or lake has run dry, but that our pipes are out of order. Conservative notes from Dr Morris who approaches the text seeking it's literal meaning in the context.
Links open chapter in left panel and notes in right. Click tab "Constable's Notes" for excellent notes that synchronize to the chapter.
This work, although generally conservative, is not listed as a recommended commentary for Isaiah because it has many comments that can lead to confusion especially if you believe the "safest" interpretation of Scripture is literal interpretation! The PC mentions the "Church" some times in the section on Isaiah despite the fact that the "Church" is not found in a literal reading of the Old Testament!
There is only a single mention of the "millennium" in the PC and even this comment on Isaiah 66 is not accurate compared with 52 mentions of "millennium" in the highly respected Bible Knowledge Commentary. The importance of this fact is that the book of Isaiah is replete with direct and indirect allusions to a future time period which correlates well with the year period described by John in Revelation If one interprets Isaiah's prophecies from an amillennial no literal millennium perspective, many chapters are difficult to understand, forcing one to resort to figurative interpretations.
Click for several examples of non-literal interpretation in the Pulpit Commentary on Isaiah , Isaiah , Isaiah , Isaiah , Isaiah John Calvin's Commentary is similar to the Pulpit Commentary and has some references to the "Church" in his comments on Isaiah! Calvin interprets many prophetic passages in Isaiah in a non-literal manner, interpreting many of the prophecies as referring to the Church rather than to Israel see study of Israel of God.
As an example, Calvin has a very confusing interpretation of Isaiah's great prophecy in chapter 2 in which God gives a promise of the future restoration of the kingdom of Israel, a prophecy which interpreted literally speaks of a future Millennial Kingdom. Calvin all but removes Israel from Isaiah 2 replacing it instead with references to the gospel and to the Church, making this beautiful promise to Israel almost unintelligible.
Please do not misunderstand. John Calvin deserves great respect as a theologian for he was a "giant" in the Reformation, but like many of the reformers, his interpretation of the Old Testament and specifically OT prophecy is less than stellar. Click Here - Then Select Notes. Pastor Thompson approaches the prophetic text of Isaiah from a conservative, literal, millennial perspective and does not replace Israel with the Church.
Recommended resource. Click below for 's of devotionals on Isaiah indexed by chapter. These make excellent sermon illustrations.
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Remember that Scripture is always the best commentary on Scripture. Therefore the inclusion of specific links does not indicate that we agree with every comment. We have made a sincere effort to select only the most conservative, " bibliocentric " commentaries. Should you discover some commentary or sermon you feel may not be orthodox, please email your concern. I have removed several links in response to concerns by discerning readers. I recommend that your priority be a steady intake of solid Biblical food so that with practice you will have your spiritual senses trained to discern good from evil Heb note.
Isaiah 1 Resources. Isaiah Indictment introduced against Judah for spiritual rebellion-with a call for repentance 1 Isaiah Spiritual rebellion breaks both the health of the sinner and the heart of the Sovereign. Isaiah 7 God With Us! Isaiah 8 I will fear no evil; For You are with me! Isaiah 9 The Royal Hope! Isaiah 15,16 Smashing Pride! Isaiah 17,18 Double Trouble!
Isaiah 19,20 Futility of Reliance on Another! Isaiah 23 Trampling Tyre! Isaiah 24,25 The Last Word is with God! Isaiah 26 Peace, Peace! Isaiah 27 The Fruit-full Vineyard! Isaiah 28 The Master Farmer! Isaiah 29 Mouth Religion! Isaiah 30 Trusting in….? Isaiah 33,34 See the King in His Beauty!
Isaiah The Lord is my Shepherd! Isaiah Those who Wait on the Lord! Isaiah 41 Presenting the Case! Isaiah 43 You Are Mine! Isaiah 44 There is no other Rock! Isaiah 46,47 To Carry, or be Carried…that is the Question!
- Devotion: In the Waiting Room (Isaiah 40:30-31).
- Isaiah - To whom then will - Verse-by-Verse Commentary;
- Strange Affair (The Inspector Banks Series, Book 15).
- Love Me Tender (Mac & Mel small-town small-time sagas Book 2)?
- Who is Like our God? | Isaiah | protasuninve.tk!
Isaiah 48 Lean on Me! Isaiah 50 Never Too Late!
Isaiah 51 Your God Reigns! Isaiah 55 Come! Isaiah 58 Camouflage Christian? Isaiah 60 Thy Kingdom Come! Isaiah 61 Double Advent!
Related Sermon + Bible Study Notes: Who Else is Like This? (Isaiah 40:18-31)
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