This chapter is the fulfillment of God’s wonderful promises to a hopeless Israel as spoken by Jeremiah.
Wednesday Evening OT Study
December 4, 2019 • Pastor Ron Arbaugh
Wednesday Evening Service • January 2, 2019 • Pastor Ron Arbaugh
"As we will see, Isaiah was very, very bold. His status as a prophet seems to be beyond all the others. He comports himself with dignity, with love, with passion, and, has the gift of direct. I must also share that modern scholarship (higher criticism; liberal) maintains that Isaiah is a patchwork of writing from many contributors. In other words, the really smart guys have determined that Isaiah didn’t write much of the book! The problem, of course, is that Jesus quotes from every section of Isaiah’s writing while attributing it all to Isaiah. That should (sadly it doesn’t) settle it once and for all. Isaiah wrote Isaiah. "
Wednesday Evening Service • January 16, 2019 • Pastor Ron Arbaugh
"I often tell you sin is insane. Nothing is more insane than rejecting a God who reasons with us, as opposed to punishes, when we rebel against Him. He could crush us but He doesn’t. He calls us to a family meeting and He sits us down and asks us to open our minds/hearts for a reasonable discussion. When we refuse to be reasonable with God, the pain in our lives grows beyond our ability to bear..."