“Awake” is also heard in
A similar discussion between God
The Garments would be those of both the warrior and the priest.
1) Don’t blame God
2) Look for deliverance
Only God can break the chains but we must remove them. These verse tell
God has done the work but we must take action on what he has done.
When we see ourselves as empowered things happen.
When we see ourselves as captives, weak, victims and oppressed we will not act.
“ki” is “for” and gives the reason.
God did not owe a debt (ch. 50)
when he gave
There is no third party in the negotiations.
The issue is between God and
The issue today is between God and man not God, the Devil and man.
1) Therefore – people will know his name
a. “know” is “yada” and refers to personal experience
b. “name” refers to character and attributes
c. Point: the people will know and see by experience the character and attributes of God.
2) Therefore – God will defend his name
a. They will know God’s name (character) when he speaks or announces it
b. They will say “I see him” (or, I understand by experience”) by having heard the announcement or hearing his word (promises)
Here is the one making that announcement that will result in people “knowing” God.
He is running over hills to
When God Reigns these things happen:
a) Peace - proper relatinshp to everything. Nothin is left incomplete
b) Good - God called creation “Good”. Everything had a purpose and would function at a level that fulfilled that purpose. It was “good”.
c) Salvation – freedom and deliverance from all bondage.
Salvation will be a public display.
The discussion of the second exodus is interrupted by details of how this will be possible.
It will occur because of “the suffering servant”
Suffering is followed by Glory
“Sprinkled” is a priestly work:
1) Result of servants suffering
2) Relates to sacrifice
Suffering results in supreme exaltation
Kings will dare not speak
This is the reversal of 6:9-10 where
In 52:15 those who have not heard (as in heard the law, had to culture of God hammered into their culture) are the Gentile nations without God’s law, presence, temple, etc who no have believed.