Sermons on Isaiah

How Will This Be?

“For behold, I create new heavens     and a new earth, and the former things shall not be remembered     or come into mind. 18 But be glad and rejoice forever     in that which I create; for behold, I create Jerusalem to be a joy,     and her people to be a gladness. 19 I will rejoice in Jerusalem     and…

Jubilee

The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, 2 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the…

Who Dwells With the Lowly and Contrite

14 And it will be said: “Build up, build up, clear away the rocks and stones so my people can return from captivity.” 15 For this is what the high and lofty One says— he who lives forever, whose name is holy: “I live in a high and holy place, but also with him who…

Invitation

1 “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, and eat what…

Can A Mother Forget Her Babies?

1 Listen to me, you islands! Hear this, you distant nations: Before I was born the LORD called me; from my birth he called me by name. 2 He made my words of judgment like a sharpened sword. In the shadow of his hand he hid me. I am like a polished arrow concealed in…

Justice for the Bruised Reeds

1 “Behold, here is my servant, whom I strengthen. He is my chosen one, in whom I delight. I have put my Spirit upon him and he will bring justice to the nations. 2 He will not shout aloud or raise his voice in the streets. 3 A bruised reed he will not break, and…