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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

Isaiah Still Speaks

Read: Acts 8:26-40 So Philip ran to him and heard him reading Isaiah the prophet and asked, “Do you understand what you are reading?” (v. 3) Today’s reading shares the

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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

Life as a Joyful Journey

Read: Isaiah 55:1-13 [S]o shall my word be that goes out from my mouth; it shall not return to me empty, but it shall accomplish that which I purpose, and shall

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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

A Suffering Servant

Read: Isaiah 52:13‑53:12 He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief . . . (53:3) This vivid and elegant Servant Song stirs us

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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

A Servant of the Lord

Read: Isaiah 42:1-13 Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare. (v. 9) This beautiful poem is the first of several “Servant Songs” by Isaiah.

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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

God’s Comfort Follows His Rebuke

Read: Isaiah 40:1-11, 28-31 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God. (v. 1) Scholars hold various views on the authorship of the next section of Isaiah. As recorded in Isaiah

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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

The Danger of Being Flattered

Read: Isaiah 39:1-8 Nothing shall be left, says the LORD. (v. 6) Isaiah records Judah’s first interaction with Babylon, a nation that later played a major role in Judah’s collapse.

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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

How to React When Overwhelmed

Read: Isaiah 37:1-26; 33-38 Do not be afraid because of the words that you have heard . . . (v. 6) When news of this overwhelming threat reached Hezekiah, he

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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

On Whom Are You Depending?

Read: Isaiah 36:1-22 But they were silent and answered him not a word . . . (v. 21) Isaiah 36-39 is an account of key events during the reign of

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Isaiah
Gordon Van Wylen

Joy Comes Through God’s Renewal

Read: Isaiah 35:1-10 [E]verlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away. (v. 10) Joy! This wonderful gift is the