“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)

28/02/2016 – Evening Service: Isaiah 45 – Cyrus and Messiah

Bible Readings:

Isaiah 45:1 – 25, Ezra 1:1 – 11

Sermon Outline:


A – Assyrian 722 BC

B – Babylon 586 BC

C – Cyrus the Persian, 539 BC, Isaiah’s predictions, as well as those of Jeremiah (Jer. 25:12, 29:10), were fulfilled in 539 BC when Cyrus captured Babylon.

II  Greco-Roman

III Messiah – Lord

Isaiah 45:21–22 (NKJV)

21 Tell and bring forth your case; Yes, let them take counsel together. Who has declared this from ancient time? Who has told it from that time? Have not I, the Lord? And there is no other God besides Me, A just God and a Savior; There is none besides Me. 22 “Look to Me, and be saved, All you ends of the earth! For I am God, and there is no other.

Isaiah 45:25 (NKJV)

25 In the Lord all the descendants of Israel Shall be justified, and shall glory.’ ”

Isaiah 45:23 (NKJV)

23 I have sworn by Myself; The word has gone out of My mouth in righteousness, And shall not return, That to Me every knee shall bow, Every tongue shall take an oath.