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Isaiah Prophesies About Jesus - Humiliation
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Bible Words to Remember:
Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be grasped, but made Himself nothing, taking the very form of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death - even death on a cross! Philippians 2:5-8
The Role of God's Prophets (2 Kings 17)
What did God require of the kings of His people?
1 Kings 11:37-38
How faithful were the kings of Israel, the northern kingdom?
2 Kings 17:21-22
How faithful was Judah, the southern kingdom?
2 Kings 17:19
Did God give up on the people immediately after Jeroboam turned them away?
2 Kings 17:13-14
The Prophet's Message (Isaiah 1)
At what point in Jewish history did Isaiah serve as God's prophet and to whom did he prophesy?
How did God call Isaiah and how was the call accepted?
Isaiah 6:1, 8
How does Isaiah begin his ministry?
Hadn't God tried to discipline them and turn them back to Him?
What was the problem? Were the Jews not religious enough?
What did God want?
How could they become righteous? What about their guilt of past evils?
What would happen if the people didn't return to God?
Knowing that the Jews would not repent and return, what did God say He would do?
Isaiah 1:21, 25
What hope would the Jews have after they were punished with exile?
The Righteous King (Isaiah 11)
How would the Jews know when this time of restoration and righteousness begins?
How would the news get out to everyone?
What did Isaiah tell them about this child?
What kind of a king would this child become?
What would this great king mean for Israel?
Isaiah 11:10, 12
Why would the rest of the world rally around Israel?
How peaceful would things be under this king?
The Righteous Servant (Isaiah 50:4-9)
Why would this king be so successful?
How did this relate to Israel's original calling?
How obedient would this chosen servant be?
Isaiah's Four Servant Songs
. Isaiah 42:1-7
While the Jews misunderstood what Isaiah was describing, how well did Isaiah understand?
. Isaiah 49:1-6
. Isaiah 50:4-9
. Isaiah 52:13-53:12
1 Peter 1:10-12
The Doubter's Chapter (Isaiah 52:13-53:12)
Isaiah's fourth servant song (52:13-53:12) points directly to Jesus
It can convince Jews that Jesus is the promised Messiah - Called The Doubter's Chapter
How does Isaiah begin his fourth servant song that accurately describes Jesus?
How was Jesus highly exalted?
How did Isaiah's next verse confuse the Jews' picture of this great king?
How did this describe Jesus?
Mark 14:65; 15:17-19
How would this king save the whole world?
How did this reference to the sprinkling of blood off the atoning sacrifice point to Jesus?
1 Peter 1:2
What other sprinkling did Jesus bring to us?
How would the true message of this servant be accepted?
How was this fulfilled with Jesus?
Would this great king look like a great king?
Didn't Jesus attract people by His greatness wherever He went?
Besides his looks, how well would this great king of the Jews be accepted by people?
How clearly was Jesus despised and rejected by men?
Although despised and rejected, what would this servant do for mankind?
How did Jesus take away pains and troubles?
How would this servant be supported by God during his thankless work for mankind?
How was this played out in Jesus?
Matthew 27:43, 46
Why would God strike, smite and afflict this great servant?
How directly was this fulfilled by Jesus?
John 19:33-34, 36
Would the servant do this because mankind would be so deserving?
How does Peter explain this was fulfilled by Jesus?
1 Peter 2:24-25
How willingly would this servant go through this suffering?
Did Jesus fit this description?
Would people recognize what was happening when this was carried out?
How was Jesus our substitute?
2 Corinthians 5:21
How would this great king be treated in his death?
How did this describe Jesus?
Why would this servant go through all of this suffering?
How did Jesus see the light of life?
How does knowledge of this justify many?
How does Isaiah summarize his song on the suffering servant?
How was Jesus numbered with the transgressors?
Besides being forever thankful of what Jesus did for us, what should we learn from this?
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