Isaiah 53: Jesus Prophesied

Isaiah 53 from today’s Bible reading* is perhaps some of the most famous content in the Bible. It speaks of the coming suffering servant: Jesus the Messiah. However, I’m not sure that most Christians know that content is from this particular chapter. There are individual parts in it that are borrowed by New Testament writers….

God Acts for His Own Sake

Isaiah 48 in today’s Bible reading* drives home the point that God acts to bring attention to Himself. He does everything for His own sake. I will delay my anger for the sake of my name,and I will restrain myself for your benefit and for my praise,so that you will not be destroyed.Isaiah 48:9 (CSB)…

God’s Encouraging Promises

Today’s Bible reading* includes some very encouraging promises for God’s people. Yes, Isaiah spoke to a specific group of people in a specific nation in history. But God’s Word is still very applicable to us today. God points to the coming of John the Baptizer to announce Jesus the Messiah’s soon arrival. “Comfort, comfort my…