Isaiah : The Prophet Of Isaiah

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Isaiah: The Prophet Isaiah came during a pivotal time in history. The world was changing rapidly and life was on the edge of prosperity and ruin, as it is today. In this uncertain time Isaiah was called by God to deliver a message of warning, comfort, and deliverance. Christians view the prophecies of Isaiah as a projection of the coming of Jesus Christ. Isaiah spoke of divine judgment and the promises of God through the Prince of Peace. Isaiah’s message of the future King was very meticulous. He describes how Christ will come, Christ’s character and Christ’s purpose. In this paper I will dissect Isaiah’s prophecies in the Old Testament and reference them to the events of Christ in the New Testament. “Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14 This was Isaiah’s response to King Ahaz, who refused to ask the Lord for a sign, but this was also a prophecy of how the Savior would come. God gave King Ahaz as well as the world a sign of hope which a virgin will conceive. “God with us,” is the meaning of Immanuel which the son shall be named. This gives hope that God will always be with us even through His son. This prophecy of Jesus’ being born of a virgin was fulfilled in the New Testament in the book of Matthew 1:20-23 which states, “But just when he had resolved to do this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be

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