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The Purpose of Prophecy

Perhaps you think of prophecy as having mainly to do with predictions about the future.  That’s understandable, since prophets in Bible times sometimes foretold what would happen in the future. 

Isaiah 48, 49 – Summary

That You may say to the prisoners, ‘Go forth,’ To those who are in darkness, ‘Show yourselves.’ “They shall feed along the roads, And their pastures shall be on all desolate heights.  Isaiah 49:9

Isaiah 47:  Fall of Babylon

“For you have trusted in your wickedness; You have said, ‘No one sees me’; Your wisdom and your knowledge have warped you; And you have said in your heart, ‘I am, and there is no one else besides me.’ Isaiah… (READ MORE)

Isaiah 46:  I Will Carry You

Even to your old age, I am He, And even to gray hairs I will carry you! I have made, and I will bear; Even I will carry, and will deliver you. Isaiah 46:4

Isaiah 44-45:  Summary

Do not fear, nor be afraid; Have I not told you from that time, and declared it? You are My witnesses. Is there a God besides Me? Indeed there is no other Rock; I know not one. 44:8

Isaiah 44:1-23:  The Lord vs. Idols

Thus says the Lord, the King of Israel, And his Redeemer, the Lord of hosts: I am the First and I am the Last; Besides Me there is no God. Isaiah 44:6

Isaiah 43:  I will be with you.

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, Nor shall the flame scorch you. For I am the… (READ MORE)

Isaiah 42:1-13  A Faithful Servant

He will not fail nor be discouraged, Till He has established justice in the earth; And the coastlands shall wait for His law.” Isaiah 42:4

Isaiah 39:  Nothing Shall Be Left

‘Behold, the days are coming when all that is in your house, and what your fathers have accumulated until this day, shall be carried to Babylon; nothing shall be left,’ says the Lord.  Isaiah 39: 6

Isaiah 38:  God hears our prayer

 “Go and tell Hezekiah, ‘Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: “I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears; surely I will add to your days fifteen years.  Isaiah 38:5

Isaiah 36: The Art of War

But they held their peace and answered him not a word; for the king’s commandment was, “Do not answer him.” Isaiah 36:21