Category Archives: Isaiah 53

Good, Bad and Both

Good, Bad and Both – Isaiah 53; Deuteronomy 31:27; Numbers 23:21 Christians point to Isaiah’s prophecy recorded in Chapter 52 verse 13 through 53 verse 12 as the most obvious proof to the legitimacy of Jesus’ claims. The prophecy describes … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53 – a Verse by Verse Exposition

Isaiah 53 – a Verse by Verse Exposition 52:13 Behold, My servant shall succeed; he will be exalted and become high and exceedingly lofty. The success and exaltation of God’s servant is an event that the prophet sees as futuristic. … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53 – Vindication

Isaiah  53 is all about vindication. God’s servant, who suffered grievously, will one  day be vindicated to the eyes of those who despised him. This is the primary  thrust of the passage. The missionary interpretation insists that it is  Jesus … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53

Isaiah 53 1.            The identity of the servant and the anti-Semitism of the Christian scriptures Christian missionaries seem to be impressed by the fact that many people immediately associate this scriptural passage with the person of Jesus from Nazareth. Let … Continue reading

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Is the Jewish Bible a Mystery Novel?

Is the Jewish Bible a Mystery Novel? Christian missionaries read the Jewish Bible as if it were a mystery novel. The Bible presents the missionary with an enigmatic puzzle that needs to be unraveled. Only the missionary knows that Jesus … Continue reading

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Isaiah 53, Micah 7 and Isaiah 62

Isaiah 53, Micah 7 and Isaiah 62   Isaiah 53 (52:13 – 53:12) describes the servant of the Lord who shocks the world with his unexpected exaltation. The prophet presents us with the shocked words of the onlookers as they … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Isaiah 53 by Thomas

For many Christians, Isaiah 53 is the granddaddy of proof texts pointing to Jesus from the Jewish Scriptures. Jews and Christians have been arguing over the identity of the ‘Suffering Servant’ since at least the year 248, when the Christian … Continue reading

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