And [the seraphs] were calling to one another, "Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory."
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders, and he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.
A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice.
It is too small a thing for you to be my servant to restore the tribes of Jacob and bring back those of Israel I have kept. I will also make you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring my salvation to the ends of the earth.
Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted.
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart, I announced you as a prophet to the nations.
My people have committed two sins: They have forsaken me, the spring of living water, and have dug their own cisterns, broken cisterns that cannot hold water.
Circumcise yourselves to the Lord, circumcise your hearts, you men of Judah and people of Jerusalem.
This is what the Lord says: "Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, 'We will not walk in it.'"
This is what the Lord says: "Let not the wise man boast in his wisdom or the strong man boast in his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this: that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord, who exercises kindness, justice, and righteousness on earth, for in these I delight," declares the Lord.
"The days are coming," declares the Lord, "when I will raise up to David a righteous Branch, a King who will riegn wisely and do what is just and right in the land. In his days Judah will be saved and Israel will live in safety. This is the name by which he will be called: The Lord our Righteousness."
The time is coming... when I will make a new covenant with the house of Israel and with the house of Judah. It will not be like the covenant I made with their forefathers when I took them by the hand to lead them out of Egypt, because they broke my covenant, though I was a husband to them... I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. No longer will a man teach his neighbor, or a man his brother, saying, 'Know the Lord,' because they will all know me, from the least of them to the greatest... For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember their sins no more.
Then the word of the Lord came to me: "You must not marry and have sons or daughters in this place."
So do not pray for this people nor offer any pleas or petition for them; do not please with me, for I will not listen to you.
O LORD, you deceived me, and I was deceived; you overpowered me and prevailed. I am ridiculed all day long; everyone mocks me.
And he said to me, "Son of man, do you see what they are doing- the utterly detestable things the house of Israel is doing here, things that will drive me far from my sanctuary? But you will see things that are even more detestable."
I will give them an undivided heart and put a new spirit in them; I will remove from them their heart of stone and give them a heart of flesh. Then they will follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. They will be my people, and I will be their God.
But you trusted in your beauty and used your fame to become a prostitute. You lavished your favors on anyone who passed by and your beauty became his.
I looked for a man among them who would build up the wall and stand before me in the gap on behalf of the land so I would not have to destroy it, and I found none.
Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel; so hear the word I speak and give them warning from me.
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh.
Then he said to me, "Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. They say, 'Our bones are dried up and our hope is gone; we are cut off.'"
The LORD said to me, "Go, show your love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress.Love her as the LORD loves the Israelites, though they turn to other gods and love the sacred raisin cakes."
"How can I give you up, Ephraim? How can I hand you over, Israel? How can I treat you like Admah? How can I make you like Zeboiim? My heart is changed within me; all my compassion is aroused."
He prayed to the LORD, "O LORD, is this not what I said when I was still at home? That is why I was so quick to flee to Tarshish. I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity.
The LORD your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing.
Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines,though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior.
"See, I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, will come," says the LORD Almighty.
Marshal your troops, O city of troops, a for a siege is laid against us. They will strike Israel's ruler on the cheek with a rod. "But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clansb of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose originsc are from of old, from ancient times." Therefore Israel will be abandoned until the time when she who is in labor gives birth and the rest of his brothers return to join the Israelites. He will stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God. And they will live securely, for then his greatness will reach to the ends of the earth. And he will be their peace.
See, I will send you the prophet Elijah before that great and dreadful day of the LORD comes.
He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.
Who is a God like you, who pardons sin and forgives the transgression of the remnant of his inheritance? You do not stay angry forever but delight to show mercy.
Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi
Totally devoted to God, Unusually strong sense of calling, Applied covenant commands to a straying people, Forth- & Fore-tellers, Tortured personalities
Common Characteristics of the Prophets
Which prophet was thrown off of a ship, swallowed by a whale, and bitter about the death of a plant?
The sign is the naming of the child; the woman is a virgin at the time of the prophest and later conceives in the usual way.
Interpretation #2 of the Virgin Prophesy (Isaiah 7).
The sign is the naming of the child; the woman is already pregnant and about to give birth.
Interpretation #3 of the Virgin Prophesy (Isaiah 7)
assume the book is a unit
Evangelicals do not accept the Three-Section View of Isaiah because New Testament writers...
all manuscript evidence, including the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Evangelicals do not accept the Three-Section View of Isaiah because the book is a unit in...
Evangelicals do not accept the Three-Section View of Isaiah because a _____ ___ exists throughout the book.
Evangelicals do not accept the Three-Section View of Isaiah because early listings of the book...
may write in various styles.
Evangelicals do not accept the Three-Section View of Isaiah because one writer...
affects vocabulary and style.
Evangelicals do not accept the Three-Section View of Isaiah because topic...
Introduction, prophetic utterances, autobiography, the book of consolation, autobiographical material, prophetic utterances, conclusion.
The structure of Jeremiah