Sermons on Isaiah

Still Standing Strong

Isaiah 40:6-8 6 A voice says, “Cry out.”     And I said, “What shall I cry?” “All people are like grass,     and all their faithfulness is like the flowers of the field. 7 The grass withers and the flowers fall,     because the breath of the Lord blows on them.     Surely the people are grass. 8 The grass withers and the flowers fall,     but the word of…

Glory Days

Isaiah 12:1 Songs of Praise 12 In that day you will say: “I will praise you, Lord.     Although you were angry with me, your anger has turned away     and you have comforted me.             {Prayer} Back in 1984, Bruce Springsteen produced an album entitled “Born in the USA.”  This album included hits songs like “Born in the USA,” “I’m on…

Deeper Than a Mother’s Love

Isaiah 66:12-14 12 For this is what the Lord says: “I will extend peace to her like a river,     and the wealth of nations like a flooding stream; you will nurse and be carried on her arm     and dandled on her knees. 13 As a mother comforts her child,     so will I comfort you;     and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.” 14 When you…

You Want Me?

Isaiah 6:1-8 Isaiah’s Commission 6 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted,seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. 2 Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. 3 And they were calling to one another:…

From Age to Age the Same

Isaiah 46:1-4 Gods of Babylon 46 Bel bows down, Nebo stoops low;     their idols are borne by beasts of burden. The images that are carried about are burdensome,     a burden for the weary. 2 They stoop and bow down together;     unable to rescue the burden,     they themselves go off into captivity. 3 “Listen to me, you descendants of Jacob,     all the remnant of…

When Messiah Comes: A Baby Will be Born

Isaiah 9:2 2 The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned. Isaiah 9:6-7 6 For to us a child is born,     to us a son is given,     and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called     Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,…

When Messiah Comes There Will be Singing

Isaiah 35 Joy of the Redeemed 35 The desert and the parched land will be glad;     the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, 2 it will burst into bloom;     it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. The glory of Lebanon will be given to it,     the splendor of Carmel and Sharon; they will see the glory of the Lord,     the…

When Messiah Comes: There Will Be Light

Isaiah 2:1-5 The Mountain of the Lord 2 This is what Isaiah son of Amoz saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem: 2 In the last days the mountain of the Lord’s temple will be established     as the highest of the mountains; it will be exalted above the hills,     and all nations will stream to it. 3 Many peoples will come and say, “Come, let…

Sunday of Confusion???

Isaiah 65:17-25 New Heavens and a New Earth 17 “See, I will create     new heavens and a new earth. The former things will not be remembered,     nor will they come to mind. 18 But be glad and rejoice forever     in what I will create, for I will create Jerusalem to be a delight     and its people a joy. 19 I…

Thirsty? Come!

Isaiah 55:1-5 Invitation to the Thirsty 55 “Come, all you who are thirsty,     come to the waters; and you who have no money,     come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk     without money and without cost. 2 Why spend money on what is not bread,     and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me,…