Isaiah 44:21 – 45:7; 45:8 – 25
Philippians 2:5 – 11
Isaiah 45:7 (NKJV)
7I form the light and create darkness, I make peace and create calamity; I, the Lord, do all these things.’
Westminster Short Catechism (1647)
Q. 11. What are God’s works of providence?
A. God’s works of providence are, his most holy, wise, and powerful preserving and governing all his creatures, and all their actions.
I The God of the Bible – the unique God
II A just God and Saviour
III A tale of three servants
- My servant – Israel
- My shepherd – Cyrus
- My Servant – Jesus, the Suffering Servant of the Lord.