It was given by God Himself. This means that God assigned it, commanded it, and ordered his children to wear it. Where? In the Holy Scriptures, where all the rest of his commandments are recorded.
The world’s Deliverer is hailed as a child, a son, given by God Himself and destined to achieve eternal redemption for all of the sons of Adam willing to accept it upon the terms under which it became a gift to mankind.
This prophecy received its highest fulfillment at the coming of Christ, the true Light of the World, which was followed by a great ingathering of the nations to the church of God, the church of Christ.
The resurrection of Christ was the cornerstone of Paul’s preaching, this doctrine standing here as the climax of his sermon. As proof of Jesus’ resurrection, Paul offered the testimony of eyewitnesses and also the prophecies of the Old Testament which foretold it.
God here promised to give his Ideal Servant Messiah. Kings and princes would honor and worship him; all obstacles to those who would serve him shall be removed.
I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction: repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.
One of the most glorious passages in all the Word of God is these three verses. “The glory of this passage is enhanced, if that is possible, by its setting as an oasis between the visionary waste of Isaiah 34 and the history of war, sickness and folly in Isaiah 36-39.”
There is a dramatic switch in this chapter to the development of the most wonderful prophecies in the Old Testament concerning the appearance in our world of the Dayspring from on High, the holy Messiah, the True Israel of God, namely, The Lord Jesus Christ, who in spite of every hindrance, even the rejection of his own nation, would bring God’s salvation to the whole world, Jews and Gentiles alike.
Who is the great Avenger?
Isaiah & The Dead Sea Scrolls
Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Israel, From everlasting and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen. Psalms 41:13 ASV “True Illusion”The scent of daybreakAnd summer morningsClutch to your heartLike all your … Continue reading “True Illusion” by Vertical Horizon