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  • Isaiah Research Paper

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    of political instruction. Isaiah first important message as a prophet comes during the time of King Ahaz. At this time Assyria has grown very strong. The North Kingdom is already vassal. Thus, the north and Aram are planning a rebellion. They threaten Ahaz by telling him to join the rebellion or they will invade the south kingdom. Isaiah’s message is to stay out of the conflict and trust God. Ahaz however, calls Assyria to aid him and uses treasures from the temple in order to bribe the Assyrians

  • Historical, Social, And Political Factors In The Book Of Isaiah

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    The book of Isaiah has a lot of unique historical, social, and political factors to it. The prophet Isaiah prophesied during the reign of King Ahaz and Hezekiah (740-681 BC). Isaiah mainly worked during the reign of Hezekiah, However; his first narrative was under King Ahaz in 734-733 BC. In which, King Ahaz was dealing with crisis regarding foreign powers and was struggling on how to protect his people. One of main themes in the book of Isaiah is that not to trust in human power but instead one

  • Exegetical Analysis Of The Passage Of Micah 4 : 1-5

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    In this paper, I will provide analysis of the passage of Micah 4:1-5 with the components of authorship, date, occasion and purpose; genre and structure; exegetical analysis of the text; main themes and theological message; and theological implications and appropriation. Micah 4:1-5 is paralleled with Isaiah 2:1-4 with some minor differences. Within the context of this paper, I am not going to elaborate their differences and about which one came first. Authorship, Date, Occasion and Purpose Micah

  • Syro Ephraimite War

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    the policies that were instituted by the Judahite King Ahaz. Yahweh chose Isaiah to give advice to the King Ahaz of Judah and instruct him to put all his trust in Yahweh. The king was young and fearful of Yahweh. He was also afraid to ask for a sign from Yahweh, as instructed by Isaiah. Ahaz stated that he will not ask for a sign nor will he test Yahweh (Isaiah 7:11-13). The events that took place in the Syro-Ephraimite War included Ahaz placing his trust in an alliance with Assyria under the

  • The Significance Of The Identity Of Immanuel

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    essay will attempt to address the problem and the significance of the identity of Immanuel in Isaiah 7:14 by reviewing the theological viewpoints regarding the true identity of the child and the future of the Davidic Kingdom without the corrupt King Ahaz. The meaning of almah and the use of text by both Isiah 7 and Matthew 1:23 will additionally be explored by providing theological documentation to the true meaning. Theological documentation will be cited as this is explored to gain a better understanding

  • Who Is The Tabernacle?

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    An angel appeared to Joseph in a dream, where he learned that his fiancé Mary was “pregnant through the Holy Spirit" and would give birth to a son named “Immanuel" ( Matthew 1:18 Matthew 1:23 )."Immanuel" is a Hebrew word meaning "God with us" and expresses the wonder of the incarnation, that God "became flesh and made his dwelling amongst us " ( John 1:14 ).In the Old Testament God's presence with his people Israel was particularly evident in the tabernacle ( Exodous 25:8 ),but the glory that filled

  • Isaiah 's Immanuel, Dr. Edward Hindson

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    other attributes. His wisdom, words, and visions from God guided the nation of Israel throughout the reign of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. Hindon discusses the history of not only Isaiah

  • The Divine Oracle Of Isaiah

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    by a royal figure who will lead God’s people with reverence and obedience. “This too allows Immanuel to function positively for the nation (7:16) but negatively for the king (7:17)” (Seitz, 65). Ahaz and the House of David’s sins cause God to release his wrath upon them for penance of their sins. God’s eternal promise to David did not guarantee that God will unconditionally preserve the House of David. However, complete destruction will not befall Judah, but necessary judgment “for the sake of

  • The Destruction Of Judah Pyramids

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    God. He was born in the town Moresheth in 740 B.C. He was a contemporary of the prophet Isaiah. Micah lived through the rule of the three kings of Judah: Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. Unlike Isaiah, who was a native of the holy city, Micah was an outsider from the countryside. The important people Micah was focused on the prophets Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah. They are important because they represent the people who recognized Micah as a great prophet. One event that Micah noticed was the fall of Samaria

  • King Hezekiah Essay

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    As a one reads through the Old Testament, he will find the story as it unfolds of the children of Israel. Beginning in the book of Exodus the children of Israel are in Egyptian bondage and being forced to work as slaves. God appears to Moses in a burning bush and tells him that He [God] has heard His people and He is going to deliver them out of bondage. God at that time tells Moses that He has chosen him to be the leader of this people. After God brings ten plagues against Egypt the children of