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….

A Messianic Prophecy in Isaiah

Today’s Bible reading* includes a familiar prophecy concerning the coming Messiah. It is often quoted around Christmastime. For a child will be born for us, a son will be given to us, and the government will be on his shoulders. He will be named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.Isaiah 9:6 (CSB)…