Isaiah Prophecies of Millennium #3

Survey of Isaiah 29-66

Fred R. Coulter–October 2, 2007

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Greetings, brethren! We will continue on with the Holy Days in the book of Isaiah and we will concentrate toward all of the areas in the Bible that relate to the coming Kingdom of God and the Millennial reign of Jesus Christ and the saints.

As we go through this and as we read these things, I want you to think in two paths: I want you to think how this would sound to people who didn't have the New Testament. How would it sound to those who say, even in the days of Ezra, after he had canonized the whole Old Testament, what sense would it make to them? Then I want you to think on the other track, why this makes sense to us today?

  • we have the New Testament
  • we understand the things of God

Whatever we understand, let's always remember:

  • we have nothing that we didn't receive
  • it all has to come from God
  • it all has to come from His Word

We will see that right in a series of verses that cover one topic, all of sudden there's a verse or two that's put in there that refers to something completely different. Now today, we can go through and say this refers to this, and this refers to that, and this refers to the other thing. But if you didn't have the New Testament and the Holy Days to interpret this… Remember, though they had the Holy Days, they did not have the understanding of the Holy Days that we have today.

Though during the time of Christ, Christ opened their minds to understand the Scriptures concerning Himself. I'm sure they had greater understanding of the Holy Days, yet, they didn't understand the things that we do today. And just think of this: The Apostle John was the one who received the whole book of Revelation, which is the key that unlocks, with the Holy Days and the New Testament, all of the Bible. But he didn't have a chance to study it and go over it. He didn't have a chance to put it together like we do today. After all, what we are learning is what God has begun revealing going back toward the end of the 19th century and on in to now.

All down through history there was a basic understanding of the Passover and Christ, Unleavened Bread and getting rid of sin, and Pentecost and the Church. They may have had some smattering of understanding of the coming Millennial reign of Christ, if they had the book of Revelation, but not everyone had the whole Bible. So, we are sitting in a time of great opportunity, and a time of great responsibility, and a time of great learning as well. This is why every opportunity we have to get together on the Sabbath or on the Holy Days or on the Feast days, we need to learn as much as we can of the Word of God. I want to show you how this works here.

Isaiah 29:13—even Jesus quoted this in the New Testament (Matt. 13 and other places): "And the LORD said, 'Because this people draws near Me with their mouth…'"

They have words of praise to God; you can apply this at almost any time in history. The time in history that really reflects to me is the September 11, 2001. Immediately, oh everybody returns to God: 'Go to your church, go to your synagogue.' But did anybody really repent? No!

"…and with their lips honor Me…" (v 13). 'We need to have the Ten Commandments here, we need to have them there, we've got to have God involved in the government.' Then they turn around and have all the lying corruption that they do, after they acknowledge God.

"…but their worship of Me is made up of the traditions of men learned by rote, and their fear toward Me is taught by the commandments of men" (v 13). That's an interesting way to put it—and that's basically what it is.

Verse 14: "Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do again a marvelous work among this people, even a marvelous work and a wonder, for the wisdom of their wise ones shall perish, and the wisdom of their intelligent ones shall vanish."

  • Isn't that exactly what's happening today? Yes, indeed!
  • Did it happen to the Jews back then, leading up to the downfall of Jerusalem? Yes, indeed!
  • Did it happen during the days of the Jews leading up to the downfall of the temple in Jerusalem in 70A.D.? Of course!

Now then, all of a sudden it switches. This is why it's 'precept upon precept, here a little there a little.'

Verse 15: "Woe to those who go deep to hide their purpose from the LORD! And their works are in the dark, and they say, 'Who sees us? And who knows us?'"

All of the secret plans and schemes of men! And the greatest secret plans and schemes of men are now being developed and worked out under the inspiration of Satan the devil to take down modern-day Israel because of their sins.

Verse 16: "Surely, you have turned things upside down! Shall the potter be regarded as the potter's clay; for shall the work say of him who made it, 'He did not make me?' Or shall the thing formed say to him who formed it, 'He had no understanding?'" This has to do with religionists, atheists, and everything.

Verse 17—another verse completely separate: "Is it not yet a very little while, and Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field, and the fruitful field shall be counted as a forest?" This is the type of a Millennium.

Now, here we have the preaching of the Gospel—the ministry of Christ. But we also have the same thing at the beginning of the Millennium that will happen:

Verse 18: "And in that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book… [which previously said 'we can't understand it'] …and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity and darkness."

That's exactly what's happening to us today. That's exactly what Jesus did to the apostles to open their minds to understanding (Luke 24).

Here is a prophecy, it can be the beginning of the Millennium, it can be the Church, v 19: "And the meek shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel, for the terrible one is brought to nothing… " (vs 19-20).

This is the Day of Atonement, getting rid of Satan the devil. Or you can say getting rid of the beast—either one. Or any of the terrible ones that came and attacked Israel down through history. But here is the elimination of Satan!

"…and the scorner is destroyed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off… [so that has to be the beginning of the Millennium] …those who make a man a sinner with a word, and lay a trap for the reprover in the gate, and turn aside the just for a worthless thing" (vs 20-21)—all of them. So, this is the destruction of the wicked!

All of sudden it changes again. So this is why it's 'precept upon precept, line upon line and here a little, there a little.' With stammering lips and another tongue will I speak to these people.

Verse 22: "Therefore, thus says the LORD, who redeemed Abraham, concerning the house of Jacob, 'Jacob shall not now be ashamed, nor shall his face now become pale…. [beginning of the Millennium.] …But when he sees his children, the work of My hands, in his midst, they shall sanctify My name, and sanctify the Holy one of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel. Those who erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and those who murmured shall learn instruction'" (vs 22-24).

Now we have blending out into conversion, whether it be during the Millennium, whether it be during our lifetime. "Those who erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and those who murmured shall learn instruction." So, Isa. 29 is a good example of a mixture of all the Scriptures.

Having no understanding of the full meaning of the Holy Days, having no understanding because the New Testament wasn't written, and realizing that Isaiah is the very first prophet to really talk more about the things of God's plan. But it wasn't put into order; it wasn't put into sequence. How do you suppose that they understood this? Some of it to them would be kind of 'gobbly-gook.'

  • Isa. 30:8—let's see something else again. Here we find that God wants His Word written.

Guess how many Bibles there are in the world today? According to the estimation of the Bible societies: 7.5 billion, with a hundred million being printed every year! Isn't that amazing? Did God fulfill His promise when Jesus said, 'This Gospel shall be published in all the world'? Top this off: 90% of the people of the world can read at least the book of Mark in their own language. I think it's profound and fantastic that God would take the book of Mark, where He said that the Gospel would be 'published' in all the world. That's the first book of the New Testament that the Bible societies translate.

  • How much more time do we have left? We don't know!
  • How much more will this be increased between now and that time? We don't know!

Just think of it, what a tremendous blessing it is that we can sit here, read the Word of God—which He has written and preserved and saved for us and passed down through all the centuries—using men. The ones who were faithful, were faithful! You can separate out the wheat from the chaff from those who were not faithful. But He had it written down. He told Isaiah to write:

Isaiah 30:8: "Now go, write it before them in a tablet, and note it in a book, so that it may be for the time to come forever and ever." In other words, the Word of God is not going to be destroyed. It's going to come down.

Here is a verse that can apply at any time from when Isaiah prophesied this and wrote it to the end, v 9: "That this is a rebellious people, lying children. They are children who will not hear the Law of the LORD; who say to the seers, 'See not,' and to the prophets, 'Do not prophesy to us right things, speak to us smooth things, prophesy illusions'" (vs 9-10).

You can find that all the way down through the books of Joshua, Judges, 1st & 2nd Samuel, 1st & 2nd Kings, all the way down through all the Prophets, and all the way down to our day.

Just think what would happen if someone would—I don't even think it would get out—say over the major television: 'This nation is under a curse because of their sins and mainly immigration. Not immigration, the immigration problem is a result, rather of abortion. That we are all on our hands are guilty of the blood of over 50 million of the most innocent human beings.'

That the nation needs to repent! Oh, no! Oh just think what the atheists would say: 'A religious nut! For sure!' Well, given time, they're going to have to deal with God!

Then they say: "…'Do not prophesy to us right things, speak to us smooth things…'" (10). Let's not rock the boat. Let's appeal to the goodness of people.

I want you to take these Scriptures here, and I want you to turn on Joel Osteen some Sunday morning and I want you to read these things, then I want you to listen to his sermons, and you will witness prophecy fulfilled before your very eyes.

"'…prophesy illusions; go out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us'" (11).

'We don't want anyone condemning us for our sins. No, we don't want any negativity. Let's just appeal to the goodness of human beings and everything will be wonderful, everything will be fine, and everything will be good and tremendous and the world will be a better place. Well, ostriches put their heads in the sand while the battle's going on, and they can be shot and killed while they're doing it, too.

Verse 12: "Therefore, thus says the Holy One of Israel, 'Because you have despised this word, and trust in oppression and perverseness, and rely on them; therefore, this iniquity shall be to you as a breach ready to fall…'" (vs 12-13). It's going to stretch and stretch !

"…swelling out in a high wall, whose breaking comes suddenly, in an instant…. [BANG! and disaster is upon us] …And He shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is smashed in pieces. He shall not spare, so that there shall not be found in the fragments a shard to take fire from the hearth, or to take water out of the pit.' For thus says the Lord GOD, the Holy One of Israel, 'In returning and rest you shall be saved…'" (vs 13-15).

Now all of a sudden it comes to the beginning of the Millennium.

"…and in quietness and hope shall be your strength.'…. [that's what He told them] …But you were not willing. And you said, 'No; for we will flee upon horses.' Therefore, you shall flee. And you said, 'We will ride upon the swift'; therefore, those who pursue you shall be swift…. [think about what's happening today] … One thousand shall flee at the rebuke of one; at the rebuke of five you shall flee, until you are left as a pole upon the top of a mountain, and as a sign on a hill" (vs 15-17). What do we have here? We have a prophecy of exactly what's taking place today!

Then all of a sudden it drops right into the Millennium, the Kingdom of God! Verse 18: And, therefore, will the LORD wait, that He may be gracious unto you. And, therefore, He will be exalted, that He may have mercy upon you, for the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for Him"—and so forth all the way down through Isa. 30 you see that.

  • Isa. 31—don't go down to Egypt. Yet, everyone loves to go down to Egypt. God says that you're going to get in trouble.
  • Isa. 32—this is a prophecy of a righteous king. This could be referring to the coming Josiah episode or a type of the Millennium—there are different applications of this.

Isaiah 32:1: "Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and rulers shall rule in justice."

That happened during Josiah's day in a special, particular way. But also, that's a type of what's going to happen in repentance of Israel and Judah when Christ returns.

Verse 2: "And a man shall be as a hiding place from the wind, and a shelter from the tempestuous storm, like streams of water in a dry place, like the shadow of a great rock in a weary land." That shows how God is going to intervene and work things out. You also have some correction for the women that parallels Isa. 3.

Verse 15—the beginning of the Millennium: "Until the Spirit is poured on us from on high…" That's going to be bringing the children of Israel back out of captivity, bringing and leading them to conversion.

"…and the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, and the fruitful field is thought to be a forest. Then justice shall dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness remain in the fruitful field. And the work of righteousness shall be peace; and the result of righteousness shall be quietness and confidence forever" (vs 15-17).

Here is describing the Millennium, but also this one verse tells us how we can solve our problems today if we would repent.

Verse 18: "And my people shall dwell in a peaceable home, and in secure dwellings and quiet resting places." There is an excerpt right out of all the correction and things of the Millennium.

  • Isa. 33—judgment after they have dealt treacherously with God. Then we have again a time of graciousness; a time of repentance.

Isaiah 33:2: "O LORD, be gracious to us; we have waited for You; be their arm every morning; our salvation also in the time of trouble." There's a verse that can apply at any time.

Verse 5: "The LORD is exalted, for He dwells on high. He has filled Zion with justice and righteousness…. [the Millennium] … And wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of your times, and strength of salvation: the fear of the LORD is his treasure" (vs 5-6). Then it goes on with other things.

  • v 17 talks about Jerusalem and the end-time. {note sermon series: The Millennial Temple and what it would be like.} Here's some other Scriptures that we can put in with that:

Verse 20: Look upon Zion, the city of our Holy gatherings; your eyes shall see Jerusalem a quiet home, a tabernacle that shall not be taken down… [this obviously is the Millennium] …not one of its stakes shall ever be removed, nor shall any of its cords be broken. But there the glorious LORD will be to us a place of broad rivers and streams… [water coming out from underneath the throne of God] …in which no galley with oars shall go, nor shall a mighty ship pass by it, for the LORD is our Judge, the LORD is our Lawgiver, the LORD is our King; He will save us" (vs 20-22). There we have the Millennium!

Now we have prophecies of the end-time. Put that under the Feast of Trumpets and the return of Christ.

Isaiah 34:1: "Come near, you nations, to hear; and, you people, hearken; let the earth hear, and its fullness; the world, and its offspring... [we're talking prophecy that fits to the whole world] …for the anger of the LORD is upon all nations, and His fury upon all their armies. He has completely destroyed them, He has delivered them to the slaughter" (vs 1-2).

{note: Rev. 9; 16; 19 and Zech. 14—all those tying in with the beginning of the Millennium.} Then there's a judgment against Edom, which God will do that.

I'm going a little rapidly, but we're not flipping back and forth between different books of the Bible. What I want to do is to show you a flow of the structure of the book of Isaiah and how many things are in there that relate to the Holy Days. Now the key to understand is this: They are not put in sequence—Passover, Unleavened Bread, Pentecost, Trumpets, Atonement, Tabernacles, Last Great Day. But they are all intermixed, interspersed.

  • Isa. 35—the beginning of the Millennium, what God is going to do; changing the earth.

Isaiah 35:1: "The wilderness and the desert shall be glad and the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose. It shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing; the glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the excellency of Carmel and Sharon, they shall see the glory of the LORD and the majesty of our God" (vs 1-2).

There it is, the beginning of the Millennium. Then it shows what's going to happen.

Verse 5: "Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened…" That's the preaching of the Gospel by Christ. That's the beginning of the Millennium and the healing of the people.

"…and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped" (v 5).

  • v 8—again, we have the highway going to Jerusalem on earth and the temple during the Millennium. Here we have many different themes all mixed together as we have seen.

Verse 8: "And a highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The Way of Holiness. The unclean shall not pass over it…. [in other words, you have to be a spirit being to go on this] … But it will be for him who walks in that way, but fools, shall not err in it. No lion shall be there, nor any beast of prey shall go up on it, they shall not be found there. But the redeemed shall walk there.… [and we are the redeemed] …shall walk there. And the ransomed of the LORD… [that could also refer to Israel coming out of captivity, but it could also refer to us] … of the LORD shall return and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads; they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away" (vs 8-10).

  • Isa. 36, 37 & 38 all have to do with Isaiah and King Hezekiah and the events surrounding the putting away of the Assyrian armies after they came back from conquering the Egyptians.

Then you have a little bit of the incident here—not quite as detailed as you find in 2-Kings—concerning Hezekiah and his sickness and how he was healed from that and God gave him 15 more years.

  • Isa. 40—we see a duality of prophecy in much of this. It has to do with the prophecy concerning John the Baptist. It starts out with the end-time, the final fulfillment of this has to be at the end-time.

Isaiah 40:1: "'Comfort ye, comfort ye, My people,' says your God." [introduction to The Messiah] …'Speak comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her that her warfare is accomplished… [it's still going on today, so this is a prophecy yet just ahead of us] …that her iniquity is pardoned; for she has received of the LORD'S hand double for all her sins.'…. [then immediately breaks in with the prophecy of John the Baptist]: …The voice of him who cries in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way of the LORD, make straight in the desert a highway for our God'" (vs 1-3).

Now that being done, what happened after the ministry of Christ? We have the preaching of the Gospel! So, here is a prophecy of the preaching of the Gospel beginning with the apostles and carrying right on down to our time.

Verse 9: "Go up for yourself on the high mountain; O you that bring good tidings to Zion. Lift up your voice with strength, O you who tell good tidings to Jerusalem; lift up, do not be afraid. Say to the cities of Judah, 'Behold your God!'"

That applies to Jesus' first coming and His second coming. Preaching of the Gospel. Now then, it talks about the resurrection. I think it's very interesting that we have this because John the Baptist was sent as a messenger to prepare the way for the Lord. When you look at what we have here, we have a revelation in here showing us that it would be the Lord God who came in the flesh.

Verse 11: "He shall feed His flock like a shepherd; He shall gather the lambs with His arm, and carry them in His bosom, and shall gently lead those with young."

We can say that this has to do with the Church, gathering the Church together and preaching the Gospel. It can apply to the beginning of the Millennium. But if we apply it to the beginning of the Church and the beginning of preaching the Gospel and the ministry of Christ, let's notice what v 12 says, because this helps substantiate who Jesus was and that it was actually God manifested in the flesh.

Verse 12: "Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, and meted out the heavens with a span? And who has comprehended the dust of the earth in a measure, and weighed the mountains in scales, and the hills in a balance? Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD, and who was His counselor that he might instruct Him? With whom did He take counsel, and who instructed Him and taught Him in the path of judgment, and taught Him knowledge, and made known the way of understanding to Him?" (vs 12-14). Well, we have the answer of that in Isa. 50.

Let's just jump ahead there to see the prophecy of how Jesus was taught of the Father. Quite an amazing thing!

Isaiah 50:4: "'The Lord GOD has given Me the tongue of the learned, to know to help the weary with a word. He awakens Me morning by morning, He awakens My ear to hear as one being taught. The Lord GOD has opened My ear, and I was not rebellious, nor turned away backwards…. [that's His childhood. Then all of a sudden it goes right into His death]: …I gave My back to the smiters, and My cheeks to them that plucked off the hair; I did not hide My face from shame and spitting" (vs 4-6). That's the design of the prophets. Quite interesting!

It was God Who taught Jesus, God Himself! Who's going to teach God? What man is going to teach God anything? No one! We can learn from God. We can understand from God. But always remember this:

  • No man is going to tell God what to do!
  • No man is going to command God what to do!
  • No man is going to instruct God!

Here's how God looks at the world. We think we're all important. Let's also compare this with Satan the devil. Remember the temptation of Jesus Christ? What did the devil do? Satan took Jesus on a high mountain, showed Jesus all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time and he said, 'All of this I will give You, if You'll fall down and worship me.'

How does God view all the nations?

  • Satan thinks it's great
  • Satan thinks it's marvelous
  • Satan thinks it's fantastic that he has all this power and that he is like a god!

No he's not! He's Satan the devil and his days are numbered!

 Here's how God looks at it, and this is why Christ was not tempted by it. But even though the temptation come, He didn't give it a second thought!

Isaiah 40:15: "Behold, the nations are like a drop in a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the scales… [blow it off] …behold, He takes up the isles as a very little thing. And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts of it sufficient for a burnt offering. All nations before Him are as nothing; and they are counted by Him as less than nothing, and vanity. To whom then will you compare God? Or what likeness will you compare to Him?" (vs 15-18). They go build their idols, they overlay it with gold, they do all of these things.

Verse 21: "Have you not known?…. [they knew from the beginning; Adam and Eve knew?] …Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth? It is He who sits above the circle of the earth…" (vs 21-22). If the pope would have read his Bible, he would have understood that the earth wasn't flat!

"…and its people are like grasshoppers; it is He Who stretches out the heavens like a curtain, and spreads them out like a tent to dwell in; Who brings the rulers to nothing; He makes the judges of the earth as vanity" (vs 22-23).

Verse 25: "'To whom then will you compare Me, or who is My equal?' says the Holy One."

  • Isa. 41 talks about God raising up 'a righteous one.' This could apply to Cyrus, who was a type of Christ. Then we have some prophecies here concerning the Church, concerning Abraham.

We see what's going to happen during the Millennium. Isaiah 41:18: "I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys; I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water. I will plant the cedar in the wilderness, the acacia tree, and the myrtle, and the oil tree. I will set the fir tree in the desert, and the pine, and the box tree together" (vs 18-19).

That's what's going to happen during the Millennium. Then all of sudden it changes. This is very much like Job, when Job had his confrontation with God. When God finally said to Job, "Come here, tell Me."

Verse 21: "'Draw near with your cause,' says the LORD. 'Bring out your strong reasons,' says the King of Jacob. 'Let them bring them out, and declare to us the things that shall happen; let them reveal the former things, what they are, that we may consider them and know the final end of them; or declare to us things to come'" (vs 21-22).

If men think they're so great, do it! All you have to know, how good are the predictions of men? Just watch the evening weather. How many times do they hit it? Well, when everything is nice and normal they hit it pretty good, but otherwise they don't—and with all the modern things that they have just for the weather. How much understanding is taught in our schools? None! Our Universities? None! Our government? None! What are they going to tell God? When are they going to show how great and important they are to God? This is why Christ has to come and return and destroy the whole system.

  • Isa. 42 is a prophecy of Christ

Think of this as if you were living in Isaiah's day and you read the first edition of the finished book of Isaiah. Just suppose you were a priest reading the scroll in the scroll-room. Or suppose you were a king who was to have a copy of the Law and a copy of the Prophets as they were worked up so he could read them.

  • What would you think of this?
  • What does this mean?
  • When would this be?

Isaiah 42:1: "Behold My Servant, Whom I uphold; My Elect, in Whom My soul delights…."

Note Matt. 3—after Jesus was baptized what was the voice that came from heaven? 'This is My Beloved in Whom I am well pleased.' What was said when the transfiguration when He took Peter, James and John with Him? And He said, 'Behold, My Son in Whom I am well pleased, listen to Him.' So, we have a prophecy of it here.

"…I have put My Spirit upon Him; He shall bring forth justice to the Gentiles" (v 1). You could take this one verse here and you can apply it to the preaching of the Gospel, beginning with the Apostle Paul. You can apply it to the beginning of the Millennium when Christ returns.

Take these different Scriptures and apply them to many, many different things. But back then they wouldn't know 'Who is My Servant?'

  • Is it the priest?
  • Is it the king?
  • Is it the prophet?

Verse 2: "He shall not cry out, nor lift up, nor cause His voice to be heard in the street. A bruised reed He shall not break, and a smoking wick He shall not quench; in Truth He shall bring forth justice. He shall not fail nor be discouraged until He has set justice in the earth; and the isles shall wait for His Law." (vs 2-4).

That's the whole ministry of Christ and out into the beginning of the Millennium. So there you have it, it's really something! Isa. 42 has an awful lot to do with the return of Christ and let's read just a few here concerning the Millennium.

Verse 9: "'Behold, the former things have come to pass. And new things I declare; before they happen, I tell you of them.' Sing to the LORD a new song; His praise from the end of the earth, you who go down to the sea, and its fullness; the isles and their people. Let the wilderness and its cities lift up their voice, the villages where Kedar dwells. Let the dwellers of the rock sing, let them shout from the mountain tops. Give glory to the LORD and declare His praise in the isles" (vs 9-12). There we have the beginning of the Millennium!

Here's an example of a verse just interjected right in the middle of something, v 21: "The LORD is well pleased for His righteousness sake; He will magnify the Law and make it glorious."

Tremendous thing! But back in 800B.C., who was this? That couldn't be understood until after the ministry of Christ and His resurrection. Remember it said that Jesus opened their minds to understand all things concerning Him in the Law, the Prophets and the Psalms.

Now you know the only way to understand these things is for Christ to open our minds. And today, that is by the Spirit of God. So, if we understand this then we are going to see tremendous things that are out of the law. Remember, as we started out, 'Oh Lord, open my eyes that I may behold wondrous things out of your Law.' Of course, now we have the prophets. Are there not wondrous things in those, too?

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This came about because of doing the work on the Old Testament project. In doing so, I began to understand Isaiah even more. I realize that we've gone through some of these things rather rapidly—however since we're just concentrating on one book and we're not turning from book to book or different pages through the Bible, I hope that you're able to keep up with it.

I want to do is cover certain parts of Isa. 43 because there are some very interesting things that are here, which again we see the prophecies mingled together.

  • we can have the Church
  • we can have Israel coming out of captivity
  • we can have Israel repenting
  • we can have the Church repenting
  • then it comes down to the preaching of the Gospel

Isaiah 43:1: "But now, thus says the LORD Who created you, O Jacob, and He Who formed you, O Israel; 'Fear not, for I have redeemed you… [that's the message that's going to be when the Millennium begins] …I have called you by your name; you are Mine." Then it talks about how He will bring them back (v 3).

Verse 4: "Since you were precious in My sight… [v 5]: Fear not; for I am with you. I will bring your seed from the East, and gather you from the West. I will say to the North, 'Give up'; and to the South, 'Do not keep back'; bring My sons from afar and My daughters from the ends of the earth" (vs 4-6).

That is something else we are going to be doing. God is going to give the instructions and we will carry them out. Think on that for a minute.

 Verse 10: "'You are My witnesses,' says the LORD…" This is quite a verse when you understand this. This ties in with the apostles as being witnesses. And isn't that what Jesus said, 'You shall be witnesses for Me unto the ends of the earth.'? Yes! Are we not, when we go out and we start going to all the people who have suffered through the Tribulation—the ones who are left—and start them bringing them out of the terrible conditions they are in and start bringing the house of Israel out of the terrible conditions that they are in, will we not be witnesses for God? To say God reigns?

  • we are here
  • this is the Truth
  • this is righteousness
  • God will help you
  • God will heal you
  • we will likewise do so
  • we have the commandment from the Lord to do it

 So this verse has an awful lot in it.

"'…and My servant whom I have chosen… [that's Christ; so, this verse is jam packed with a lot of things] …that you may know and believe Me, and understand that I am He…. [What did Jesus say all through the book of John? 'I AM'!] … Before Me no God was formed, nor shall there be after Me. I, even I, am the LORD; and besides Me there is no savior'" (vs 10-11).

Then some of the rest of the chapter blends in and brings in the Jews coming out of captivity from Babylon.

  • Isa. 44—return from Babylon. It can also refer to the end-times.
  • Isa. 45—we have the prophecy of Cyrus and we have God declaring His greatness, Who is Creator.

Isaiah 45:17—because it has to do with the Millennium, Kingdom of God: "But Israel shall be saved by the LORD with an everlasting salvation. You shall not be ashamed nor disgraced even into the ages of eternity." So, from then on there isn't going to be the way that it has been in the past.

Verse 18: "For thus says the LORD the Creator of the heavens, He Himself is God, Who formed the earth and made it; He has established it. He created it not in vain, but formed it to be inhabited. 'I am the LORD, and there is no other. I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth. I did not say to the seed of Jacob, "Seek me in vain." I the LORD speak righteousness, I declare things that are right'" (vs 18-19). Yes, God has made His Word known. Fantastic!

Verse 21: "Declare and bring near; yea, let them take counsel together. Who has declared this of old? Who has told it from ancient times? Have not I, the LORD? And there is no other God besides Me; a just God and a Savior; there is none besides Me. Turn to Me, and be saved, all the ends of the earth; for I am God, and there is none else" (vs 21-22).

So then, here's salvation all during the Millennium to all the people of the world. You can read the rest of it.

Well, I hope in going through this it is going to inspire you to really read and study through the book of Isaiah.

  • Isa. 46—it's talking about God's deliverance again of Israel.
  • Isa. 47 ties in with Rev. 17 & 18, the judgment of Babylon.

Isaiah 47:7: "And you said, 'I shall be a lady forever'; so you did not lay these things to your heart, nor did you remember the latter end of it. Now then, hear this, O lover of pleasures, who sits securely; who says in her heart, 'I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, nor shall I know the loss of children.' But these two things shall come to you in a moment in one day…" (vs 7-9).

Then He mocks them with their astrologers and soothsayers and all that they have used down through history.

  • Isa. 48—again things that have to do with the Jews and being brought back.

There are many other things that you can bring out here, but God is going to destroy the wicked and He says so—and we have that in Revelation 16 & 19, too.

Isaiah 48:22: "'There is no peace,' says the LORD, 'for the wicked.'" Man will never, never, never, never—I can't put never enough times—solve his problems apart from God! Any temporary solutions that they may have, aside from repentance, will only be because they follow principles that are in the Bible. But man will never solve his problems. He will never have peace. That's why when they say, 'Peace, peace, there is no peace.' It's impossible! I'll say it again: For men to have peace, when they reject Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, it won't happen!

  • Isa. 49 talks about the ministry of Christ and His name.

Isaiah 49:1: "'Listen, O isles, to Me; and hearken, you people from afar; the LORD has called Me from the womb; He has made mention of My name from My mother's belly." [What was it told? Yes, you shall call His name, Jesus!] … And He has made My mouth like a sharp sword; in the shadow of His hand He has hidden Me, and made Me a polished shaft. He has hidden Me in His quiver, and said to Me, 'You are My servant, O Israel… [Now this is Christ personified as Israel] …in whom I will be glorified'" (vs 1-3).

Verse 22—here we have the beginning of the Millennium; it shows here how God is going to deal with the Gentiles: "Thus says the Lord GOD, 'Behold, I will lift up My hand to the Gentiles, and have set up My banner to the people; and they shall bring your sons in their bosom, and your daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.'" This is the exodus of the Gentiles bringing back the children of Israel to their own land.

Isaiah 51:1—this verse can apply in many different instances: "Hearken to Me, you who follow after righteousness, you who seek the LORD…" This has to be anyone during the time up to Christ who would be seeking God. This has to do with those who are in the Church of God all down through history.

"…Look to the Rock… [Christ is the Rock] …from which you were cut, and to the hole of the pit from which you were dug. Look to Abraham your father…" (vs 1-2). That applies to the Church. We are Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise.

"…and to Sarah who bore you…" (v 2). This also refers to Israel, and any time God dealt with them. This also refers to Israel and their conversion during the Millennium. So, these verses have multiple applications.

"'…for I called him alone, and blessed him, and made him many.' For the LORD shall comfort Zion; He will comfort all her waste places; and He will make her wilderness like Eden, and her desert like the garden of the LORD. Joy and gladness shall be found in it, thanksgiving and the voice of melody" (vs 2-3).

Now here's another one that has to do with the people of God today. It also can be applied to the Millennium, but let's apply this to the Church:

Verse 4: "Hearken to Me, My people; and give ear to Me, O My nation…" So, it is dual: to the Church, to Israel; but also we are called what? 'A royal priesthood, a Holy nation'!

"…for instruction shall proceed from Me, and I will make My justice as a light to the people…. [Who is that light? Christ! Now here we have the beginning of the Millennium]: …My righteousness is near; My salvation has gone out, and My arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon Me, and on My arm they shall trust. Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath; for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall become old like a garment…" (vs 4-6). Tie in Heb. 1; Rev. 20 & 21—the present earth is going to pass away—a new heaven and a new earth}

So we can, in understanding the book of Revelation, know that and we can apply that to these verses. But if it was back in the time of Isaiah you wouldn't know what on earth is going to happen. How is that going to be?

"…and its inhabitants shall die in the same way…. [second death] …But My salvation shall be forever, and My righteousness shall not be abolished" (v 6).

So, every good Protestant who believes that the Law has been done away ought to read that, because all the commandments of God are righteousness. He says, 'My righteousness shall not be abolished.' Now think on this, all of those of you who think the laws and commandments of God have been done away, think on this for a minute: Do you think that God is evil? Oh, no, of course not!

The commandments and laws of God come from Him and He is always law abiding. And He is called "Lawgiver." Do you think for one minute that because you want follow your licentious, stupid, insane grace and say that the laws and commandments of God have been done away, that He's going to conveniently do it for you when He says, "…My righteousness shall not be abolished!" Why don't you go up and show this to your Sunday-keeping preacher when he says it's been abolished. Let's see what he says. You will know he's a false preacher, without a doubt.

Notice what He says to us, 7: "Hearken to me…" Now, 'hearken' is a good word. You could say listen. But today listen doesn't have the same impact as hearken, because you can be doing things and listen to music in the background. You can be doing other things and listen and watching television at that same time. 'Hearken' is better because it means to hear and act upon it. That's why 'hearken' is better, and that's the way we left it in the Old Testament here.

"…you who know righteousness… [Who are the ones who know righteousness?]: …the people in whose heart is My Law…" (v 7). Far from abolishing it, what does it do? It writes it in your heart and in your mind and in your inward part!

"…do not fear the reproach of men, nor be afraid of their revelings" (v 7). So, you can say this is for the Church down through time. Don't worry about martyrdom.

Verse 8: "For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but My righteousness shall be forever, and My salvation from generation to generation.'"

All down through time. Then you take 'from generation to generation' and you apply that to the second resurrection. You can say that this is all inclusive to all people that they're all going to have an opportunity for salvation.

Verse 9 is a resurrection: "Awake! Awake! Put on strength, O arm of the LORD. Awake, as in the ancient days, in the generations of old. Was it not You who cut Rahab into pieces, piercing the serpent?" Overcoming Satan.

Verse 11: "Therefore, the redeemed of the LORD shall return and come with singing into Zion; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head.…" We're talking about two things:

  • resurrection
  • return of Israel

Isaiah 52:1: "Awake! Awake! Put on your strength, O Zion; put on your beautiful robes, O Jerusalem, the Holy City..." That's Jerusalem during the Millennium. Could be projected forward to the New Jerusalem (Rev. 20; 21). Tremendous!

"…For never again shall come to you the uncircumcised and the unclean ones" (v 1). That has got to be Jerusalem during the Millennium. Isa. 52 has an awful lot,

Verse 6: "Therefore My people shall know My name…." That's us!

Verse 8: "…when the LORD returns again to Zion."

  • Verses 9-12—we have the Millennium

Verse 13 has to do with Christ: "Behold, My Servant shall rule well… [that's when Christ is King over all the earth] …He shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high…. [now notice: switch, change!] …Many were astonished at Him—for His body was so disfigured—even His form beyond that of the sons of men" (vs 13-14).

How could He be exalted, extolled and rule well? You see, you can't understand that until after the fact of the crucifixion.

Verse 15 says what He's going to do: "So shall He sprinkle many nations… [that is with the blood of sacrifices] …the kings shall shut their mouths because of Him; for they will see that which was not told to them; yea, what they had not heard, shall they consider."

  • Isa. 53—Christ and His life all the way down through His crucifixion, so we have the Passover, don't we? We actually have the whole chapter in our Passover ceremony.

Isaiah 54:1—here we have the Church and the marriage of the Lamb: "'Sing, O barren, you that never bore… [that's before the Church even existed] …break out into singing and shout, you who never travailed, for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married woman,' says the LORD." Paul quotes that in Gal. 4, referring to the Church.

Verse 5—marriage of the Lamb: "For your Maker is your husband… [that applies to Israel of old, but then the marriage of the Lamb in the future] …the LORD of hosts is His name; and your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel; the God of the whole earth shall He be called." Then it talks about God blessing them and so forth.

  • Isa. 55—this is going to be part of the Gospel that we are going to be preaching. This is part of the Gospel that is preached today. But also goes on into the Millennium as we begin teaching the people.

Isaiah 55:1: "Ho, everyone who thirsts, come to the waters…" What is the water?

  • the Spirit of God
  • the Word of God
  • the Truth of God

"…and he who has no money, come, buy and eat…." (v 1). Oh taste and see that the Lord is good! That ties in with the Passover: you have to eat His flesh and drink His blood, or you have no life in you!

See how all of these Scriptures come together and impact one upon another. When you go back and you read Isa. 28 again, about 'line upon line, precept upon precept, here a little and there a little' it just compounds and magnifies itself.

What we really see that is so fantastic; is that the fulfillment of the prophecies that we have in the Bible and of the Word of God are going to be fulfilled to their nth degree and to the overflowing—not just some little thing done over here in a corner.

"…Yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price. Why do you spend money for what is not bread? And your labor for what never satisfies? Hearken diligently to Me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness. Bow down your ear, and come to Me; hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David" (vs 1-3).

What is the Church called in Acts 15? Note sermon: The Tabernacle of David. And the sure mercies of David are forgiveness and eternal life.

Verse 4: "Behold, I have given Him for a witness to the people, a Prince and Commander of people."
David is a type of Christ. Then it talks about the Gentiles coming and so forth. Isa. 55 is really a tremendous one and it has to do. We understand what it is:

Verse 6: "Seek the LORD while He may be found… [we all need to do that. Today's the day he may be found] …call upon Him while He is near. Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; and let him return to the LORD, and He will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon" (vs 6-7).

Here's something always to remember—never forget it, which is this: There are some things of God that we don't know! What we know is really kind of like just a little mist compared to the knowledge and power of God and what He's going to do in His plan.

Verse 8: "'For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor your ways My ways,' says the LORD. 'For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts'" (vs 8-9).

Now we need to understand that every time we study the Bible. So the great blessing of learning, of knowing, of understanding it—it all comes from God! How could we possibly know this unless it came from God. There's no way. Because Isa. 29 says, "It's written a book, but you give it to the wise man, he says, "I don't know, can't understand it." You give it to the unlearned, he says, "Hey, I can't read." Yet, we can understand it. We can go through the whole book of Isaiah and see all of these things, all stacked together and all magnified, bringing out the way of God.

  • Isa. 56 has to do with the Sabbath; the blessings of keeping the Sabbath
  • Isa. 57—the first couple of verses are very good. When we get old and feeble and weak and gray-headed and our memory starts disappearing and our vision of our eyes becomes cloudy and our teeth disappear and we have false china-clippers put in instead or we have to wear glasses, and we walk slowly or we walk with rust in our bones, so to speak, because we're wearing out.

Remember that Psa. 71 that says when you're old and gray-headed God will not forsake you. And we're all going to come to the time when we're looking down the road and there's a gravestone at the end of the road with our name on it. This is to ensure that we die in the faith.

Isaiah 57:1: "The righteous perish, and no one lays it to heart… [we have this in every funeral ceremony that we give] …and merciful men are taken away; none considering that the righteous are taken away from the evil to come. He shall enter into peace; they shall rest in their beds… [this case the grave] …each one who walked in his uprightness" (vs 1-2). Then God starts to indict against all the vanity of the idols and evil men.

Verse 14—here's repentance, also resurrection: "And He shall say, 'Cast up! Cast up! Prepare the way! Take the stumbling block out of the way of My people.' For thus says the high and lofty One Who inhabits eternity; Whose name is Holy; 'I dwell in the high and Holy place, even with the one who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones'" (vs 14-15). That is an oblique reference to the resurrection.

Isaiah 58:1: "'Cry aloud, do not spare, lift up your voice like a ram's horn…" A rams horn is very irritating. Have you ever heard a shofar blown, and if that's blown a long time, it gets very irritating. Well, some people are very irritated when you cry aloud and spare not.

"…and show My people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins" (v 1).

Then we can come down here and it talks about the Kingdom of God (v 12). Then the Sabbath, which then also has to do with the Millennium (v 13).

  • Isa. 59 is the world today and how evil and wretched that it is, and how terrible that it is.
  • Isa. 60 has to do with the first and second coming of Christ.

Isaiah 60:1: "Arise, shine; for your Light has come, and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you... [you can apply that in many different cases] …for behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people; but the LORD shall arise upon you, and His glory shall be seen upon you. And the Gentiles shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising" (vs 1-3).

Then it talks about all the things concerning the Kingdom of God.

Verse 11 is talking about Israel and so forth, and also New Jerusalem and the things that will be taking place, not only New Jerusalem (Rev. 20 & 21), but New Jerusalem as it's going to be re-built when Christ returns.

Verse 11: "Therefore, your gates will always be open; they will not be shut day nor night, that men may bring unto you the wealth of the Gentiles, and their kings in procession."

Remember what it says there in Zech. 14, that if they don't come up to keep the Feast of Tabernacles at Jerusalem—and obviously there has to be representatives from every nation—and when they come they will come in procession to represent their nation as they're keeping the Feast of Tabernacles.

Verse 12: "For the nation and kingdom that will not serve you will perish. Yes, those nations will be completely wasted. That's what's going to happen unless they do.

Here's what's going to happen. All the greatness and goodness and things of this world and production of the nations is going to flow and benefit the children of God who are the spirit sons and daughters of God who rule and reign with Him. It's not going to be done for nothing. Here's what's going to happen.

Verse 16: "You will also suck the milk of nations, and suck the breast of kings; and you shall know that I the LORD am your Savior and your Redeemer, the mighty One of Jacob."

Here's what's going to be during the Millennium. Now, let's look at this spiritually speaking. Not just during the Millennium alone, but the greatness and the might and the power of God and the spiritual things that we are going to be living in.

Verse 17: "For bronze I will bring gold, and for iron I will bring silver; and for wood I will bring bronze, and for stones, iron. I will also make your overseers to be peace, and your rulers to be righteousness." That's us!

  • Do you want to get rid of crime? The Kingdom of God has got to bring that!
  • Do you want to have righteous rulers? Those who are in the first resurrection will be righteous rulers!

Verse 18: "Violence will no more be heard in your land, neither wasting nor ruin within your borders; but you will call your walls Salvation, and your gates Praise. The sun will no more be your light by day… (vs 18-19).

So now we blend into New Jerusalem, fulfillment of the Last Great Day and beyond. See how all of these things are jam-packed into the book of Isaiah?

"…nor the brightness of the moon give light to you; but the LORD will be to you for an everlasting light, and your God your glory. Your sun will no more go down, nor your moon withdraw; for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and the days of your mourning shall be ended" (vs 19-20). Amazing!

Isaiah 61:1—first and second coming of Christ: "The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because the LORD has anointed Me to preach the Gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to preach the acceptable year of the LORD and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn…" (vs 1-2).

Jesus read this when He started His ministry in Galilee in the synagogue in Nazareth on the day of Pentecost; and He read this to substantiate His ministry. What do we have? First coming of Christ, second coming of Christ! Then we have the Millennial places. Then we have building the waste places.

Verse 6, this will be the Church: "But you shall be called the priests of the LORD… [Rev. 20] …it will be said of you, 'The ministers of our God'; you will eat the riches of the Gentiles, and you will boast in their glory…. [tremendous thing] …For your shame you will have double; instead of dishonor they will rejoice in their portion; therefore, in their own land they will possess double; everlasting joy will be theirs. 'For I the LORD love justice, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them" (vs 6-8).

Then the Gentiles will know and be converted and so forth. This is all a part of the Church and its teaching. This is part of our teaching to Israel and the rest of the world. Amazing how much is in here.

Now you notice how we shifted from the first part of Isaiah, where it was a lot of warnings and a lot of condemnation and a call to repentance. Now we're shifting more in to what it is for the Millennium and the Kingdom of God on earth.

Isaiah 62:1—you can apply this to the Church and the Millennium: "For Zion's sake I will not be silent, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest… [beginning of the Millennium] …until its righteousness goes out as brightness, and her salvation as a burning torch… [all through the Millennium] …And the Gentiles will see your righteousness, and all kings your glory; and you will be called by a new name…" (vs 1-2).

Rev. 2 & 3, we're given a new name. So you see again, as we go through this: the unity of the Scriptures in proclaiming the Truth of God.

Verse 3: "You also will be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God. You will no more be called Forsaken…" (vs 3-4). You're married; then it goes right on down into other things concerning the Millennium.

  • Isa. 63—God's vengeance and judgment—the beginning part of it—on Edom. Verse 7 has to do with the preaching of the Gospel and has to do with our teaching people during the Millennium.

I know we've gone through this rather rapidly, but nevertheless, this really gives us:

  • a good foundation for understanding the book of Isaiah in relationship to the rest of the Bible
  • a good foundation for understanding about the Millennium and the Holy Days
  • a good foundation to understand that what God has given us today is really fantastic

That's why we should never, never, never rest back on our laurels. That's why we need to be zealous. We need to be diligent. We need to be doing God's way all the time in our lives, and collectively together. Don't let the arguments and persuasion of men take you from the truth of God at any time.

Isaiah 63:7: "I will mention the loving kindnesses of the LORD, the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD has bestowed on us, and the great good to the house of Israel…"

  • physical Israel during the Millennium
  • spiritual Israel is the Church today
  • our reward in the Kingdom of God

"…by which He bestowed on them according to His mercies, and according to the multitude of His loving kindnesses, for He said, 'Surely they are My people, children that will not lie'" (vs 7-8). So, we have all of this all together.

Notice how fluid that it is in the book of Isaiah, going from one thing to another, but if we know the Holy Days we can piece it together the way it has to do.

Isaiah 64:1—the beginning part of it here is the second coming of Christ or the Feast of Trumpets, where Isaiah said: "Oh that You would rend the heavens and come down, that mountains might quake at Your presence, as when the melting fire burns, the fire causes water to boil, to make Your name known to Your adversaries, that the nations may tremble at Your presence! When You did awesome things which we did not look for, You came down, the mountains quaked at Your presence!" (vs 1-2). Quite a thing! Read all about it. And the rest of it there has to do with repentance.

Isaiah 65:1 is a prophecy of the Gentiles responding to the preaching of the Gospel: "I revealed Myself to those who asked not for Me; I am found by those who did not seek Me. I said, 'Behold Me, behold Me,' to a nation not called by My name…. [that's the Gentiles, but to Israel]: …I have spread out My hands all the day to a rebellious people who walk in the way that is not good, even after their own thoughts" (vs 1-2). You can read all the rest of it, the things covering the Millennium and the 100-year period we'll cover tomorrow.

  • Isa. 66—we find that it has to do with the one that God looks to 'has a contrite spirit and a broken heart.' It comes down and blends into the return of Christ. It blends into the new heavens and new earth, which is what He's going to do when He returns. And then that can blend into the new heavens and new earth (Rev. 20 & 21).

Then it closes out by Isaiah 66:23: "And it shall come to pass… [this is all during the Millennium] …that from one month to another, and from one Sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before Me,' says the LORD." That pretty well finishes the book of Isaiah.

I know it was fast and quick. But I hope that you got a lot out of it seeing how the structure of Isaiah then is understood when we take it and we take part of it that applies to the Passover and apply it to Unleavened Bread, Pentecost, Trumpets, Atonement, Tabernacles and the Last Great Day. The structure of the Holy Days gives us the meaning and the understanding of the book of Isaiah. I just encourage you to continue studying it and do some more outlining beyond what I have done here and see how exciting and tremendous this is that you can understand that much more in the book of Isaiah.

Scriptural References

  • Isaiah 29:13-24
  • Isaiah 30:8-18
  • Isaiah 32:1-2, 15-18
  • Isaiah 33:2, 5, 20-22
  • Isaiah 34:1-2
  • Isaiah 35:1-2, 5, 8-10
  • Isaiah 40:1-3, 9, 11-14
  • Isaiah 50:4-6
  • Isaiah 40:15-18, 21-23, 25
  • Isaiah 41:18-19, 21-22
  • Isaiah 42:1-4, 9-12, 21
  • Isaiah 43:1, 4-6, 10-11
  • Isaiah 45:17-19. 21-22
  • Isaiah 47:7-9
  • Isaiah 48:22
  • Isaiah 49:1-3, 22
  • Isaiah 51:1-9, 11
  • Isaiah 52:1, 6, 8, 13-15
  • Isaiah 53:1, 5
  • Isaiah 55:1-4, 6-9
  • Isaiah 57:1-2, 14-15
  • Isaiah 58:1
  • Isaiah 60:1-3, 11-12, 16-20
  • Isaiah 61:1-2, 6-8
  • Isaiah 62:1-4
  • Isaiah 63:7-8
  • Isaiah 64:1-2
  • Isaiah 65:1-2, 24
  • Isaiah 66:23

Scriptures referenced, not quoted:

  • Matthew 13
  • Luke 24
  • Isaiah 31; 3
  • Isaiah 33:17
  • Revelation 2, 3, 9, 16, 19
  • Zechariah 14
  • Isaiah 36-38
  • Matthew 3
  • Isaiah 43:3; 44; 46
  • Revelation 17; 18
  • Hebrews 1
  • Revelation 20; 21
  • Isaiah 52:9-12; 28
  • Galatians 4
  • Acts 15
  • Isaiah 56
  • Psalm 71
  • Isaiah 58:12-13; 59
  • Zechariah 14

Also referenced:

Sermon Series: The Millennial Temple #1-3
Sermon: The Tabernacle of David

Transcribed: 8-14-07
Reformatted: 3/2018