Bible Studies, Messages, Papers
Michelangelo's painting of the prophet Isaiah on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, 1511 AD. Photo credit: Jörg Bittner Unna | CC3.0, Wikimedia Commons (cropped).
bible studies and messages from the anastasis center: Isaiah
Below are small group leader notes, sermons, and exegetical notes on the Book of Isaiah.
We make the best of modern biblical scholarship, along with early Christian exegesis, relevant and practical.
Messages on Isaiah
Isaiah Overview The New King, the New Eden, the New Garden Glory
Isaiah 2:1 - 4 Christian Mission: Imperialistic? Authentically Jewish? Am I Called to Do It? (and ppts)
Isaiah 13:1 - 14:27 Babylon: Your Sin is a Magnet for More Sin (and ppts)
Isaiah 19:1 - 20:6 Egypt: Place Your Trust in God, Not in People (and ppts)
Isaiah 44:1 - 20 Even When You Feel Vulnerable, Don't Give Yourself to Someone Else (and ppts)
Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12 Is There Hard Evidence Jesus Was Fairly Amazing?
Isaiah 58:1 - 7 God's Cry for Justice, Part 1
Isaiah 58:8 - 14 God's Cry for Justice, Part 2
Small Group Leader Notes on Isaiah
Isaiah 1:1 - 31 God's Own Children Don't Know Him
Isaiah 2:1 - 22 Ripples of Salvation, From Zion to the World
Isaiah 6:1 - 13 God Calls the Prophet
Isaiah 13:1 - 14:32 Babylon: Your Sin is a Magnet for More Sin
Isaiah 19:1 - 20:6 Egypt: God Makes His Enemies His Friends
Isaiah 44:1 - 45:7 God's Critique of Idolatry
Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12 The Suffering Servant
Isaiah 58:1 - 14 God's Cry for Justice
Isaiah 59:1 - 21 God's Personal Response to Injustice
Thematic Study The Theme of Fire and Purification
Notes and Essays on Isaiah
What Did the Suffering Servant Suffer? Isaiah 53 and Penal vs. Medical Substitution a long essay now found in parts on the blog; makes an argument for medical substitution