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Septuagint Isaiah 60–Devotional 2.80

The focus of chapter 6o is Jerusalem. Chapter 60 tells the outcome of the Servant’s sacrifice as his victory affects God’s own people. The timeframe is now and forever. Verses 18-22 are poetically and spiritually extremely beautiful. For all who know and experience the Lord’s goodness upon their lives and souls daily, these verses apply to their current condition in the Lord’s Servant/Christ. … Continue readingSeptuagint Isaiah 60–Devotional 2.80

Septuagint Isaiah 60–Devotional 2.79

In this portion of Isaiah (Volume 2), God does not “hate” Gentiles. Gentiles, per se, are not the enemy God deals with. As in Ephesians 6:11-18, the enemy is spiritual. God welcomes repentant Gentiles into his Israelite family. God’s victory is not yet complete. There is eternity yet to come. This is the “already not yet” so popular in Christian writing today. But the major portion, the most difficult part, has already been achieved. John 19:30 … “It is finished” …  Let us give God our “selah” and pause to celebrate with him and Isaiah in chapter 60. … Continue readingSeptuagint Isaiah 60–Devotional 2.79