“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23, ESV)

17/04/2016 – Evening Service: The third servant song

Bible Readings:

Isaiah 50, Romans 8:31 – 39, Hebrews 1:1 – 14

Sermon Outline:

I A loving complaint.

II  A timely intervention.

The servant here (but nowhere else) uses the designation The Lord God (adonay YHWH), which occurs four times in this passage and always at the beginning of a verse (vv. 4, 5, 6, 9).

Young, E. (1972). The Book of Isaiah, Chapters 40–66 (Vol. 3, p. 298). Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.

III A Word of caution.

Two ways to live:

  • The way of faith
  • The way of Self-help

Isaiah 50:11 (NKJV)

11 Look, all you who kindle a fire, Who encircle yourselves with sparks: Walk in the light of your fire and in the sparks you have kindled— This you shall have from My hand: You shall lie down in torment.