Who was Isaiah?
Born: c760BC Died: c680BC
Name Means: Yahweh Saves
Occupation: Prophet - Someone who is a spokesman for God.
Marital Status: Husband Isa 8:3
Children: 2 sons - Isa 7:3, Isa 8:3
Shear-jashub - a remnant shall return
Maher-shalal-hash-baz - hasting to the spoil, hurrying to the prey
Audience: The Southern Kingdom of Judah
Ministered During: The reign of 4 kings.
Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, an Hezekiah Isaiah 1:1
How many chapters?
God’s Word to Judah - 1-6
God’s Word of Promise of Immanuel - 7-12
God’s Word of Judgment - 13-35
God’s Word and Hezekiah - 36-39
God’s Word of Comfort - 40-66
Chapter 40 - God is a Comforter - Isaiah speaks of God
Chapter 41 - God is a Helper - God speaks for Himself
Fear Not, Be Not Dismayed, I Will
Chapter 42 - God’s Servant - The Servant will establish Justice
Chapter 43 - God as Redeemer & Savior
1. Do not be afraid because You are unique and special.
The LORD created you.
The LORD formed you.
2. Do not be afraid because You are mine.
The LORD redeemed you.
The LORD called you by name.
The LORD owns you.
3. Do not be afraid because I am with You.
The waters will not overwhelm you.
Exodus 14 - Pillar of Cloud & Pillar of Fire
The rivers will not overwhelm you.
Joshua 3:8-13 - “the living God is among you”
The flame shall not consume you.
Daniel 3 - I see four men.
God’s people have and will face many dangers, but they will survive and succeed.
Amazing Grace—366 Inspiring Hymn Stories for Daily Devotions 5. How Firm a Foundation
How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord, is laid for your faith in His excellent Word!
What more can He say than to you He hath said—To you, who for refuge to Jesus have fled?
“Fear not, I am with thee—O be not dismayed, for I am thy God, I will still give thee aid; I’ll strengthen thee, help thee, and cause thee to stand, upheld by my gracious, omnipotent hand.
“When thru the deep waters I call thee to go, the rivers of woe shall not thee overflow; for I will be with thee thy troubles to bless, and sanctify to thee thy deepest distress.
“When thru fiery trials thy pathway shall lie, My grace, all-sufficient, shall be thy supply; the flame shall not hurt thee—I only design thy dross to consume and thy gold to refine.
4. Do not be afraid because I am your Savior.
There is no other savior v11
There is none who can deliver out of My hand v13
A savior is someone who steps in when a person is unable to help himself.
If you are in Jesus’ hand no one can take you out.
“The soul that on Jesus hath leaned for repose, I will not, I will not desert to his foes; that soul, tho all hell should endeavor to shake, I’ll never—no, never—no, never forsake.”