Isaiah's Great Indictment Against Isra'el

1: 2-31

    What we have in this first chapter is a typical message by Isaiah. The prophet brings us into a courtroom scene with Isra'el on trial. God is both the judge and the plaintiff, and the heavens and the earth are the witnesses. In effect, it is a microcosm of Chapters 1 through 39. The procedure is basically as follows; first, in 1:2-9, the LORD brings the charge. Secondly, in 1:10-13, God answers Isra'el’s defense. Then, in 1:16-20, YHVH offers mercy and grace to Isra'el. But in 1:21-23, the offer is rejected, and finally in 1:24-31ADONAI Tzva'ot concludes with a sentence of judgment.

 

< previous page
next page >

Genesis | Exodus | Isaiah | Ruth | Esther | Jeremiah
Life of David | Jonah | Jude | Life of Christ | Hebrews | Revelation
News & Updates | Links & Resources | Testimonials | About Us | Statement of Faith
Home | Español | Our FAQ

The Teaching Ministry of Jay Mack 2006-2017