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Day Twelve of “Through Advent with Isaiah” So far I have really been looking at the possible historical origins of the Book of Isaiah, but today I want to look at a basic theme in the book and how it … Continue reading
Day Eleven of “Through Advent with Isaiah” I have gone down the rabbit hole of Isaiah. It is a very confusing Wonderland. Because I am still a PhD student I have access to the academic databases with all their academic … Continue reading
Day Ten of “Through Advent with Isaiah” Chapters 36 through 39 of the Book of Isaiah stand out because they are the longest section of prose is what is otherwise mostly a book of poetry. As well, the four chapters … Continue reading
Day Nine of “Through Advent with Isaiah” A fairly constant refrain in Isaiah and the Deuteronomic History is calling Israel back to the worship of Yahweh alone. In Isaiah 2 we read 12 For the Lord of hosts has a … Continue reading
Day Eight of “Through Advent with Isaiah” Isaiah gives his children some strange names. At some point Isaiah and his wife had a child, and named him Shear-jashub. This means “a remnant will return”. This is usually taken to be … Continue reading