Isaiah 42 Devotional Commentary

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Isaiah 42:3

Some of the most beautiful and moving descriptions of the Lord Jesus are found in the writings of Isaiah, the prophet. In chapter 42 the Lord God speaks of Jesus as His Servant - Whom He upholds and in Whom He delights. We read of His gentle character, godly conduct, compassionate nature, and lowly actions. We hear that the Spirit of God is upon Him and that He will bring forth justice to the Gentiles as well as to the Jews. 

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Isaiah 42:10

The promised Messiah is the chosen servant of the Lord. He is the subject of these verses in Isaiah, gentle and kind. He will not break a bruised reed, nor will He quench a flickering candle.

The Seed of the woman is the Son of Righteousness. He is the focus of this hymn of praise, for God has promised that He would come to open the eyes of the blind, to release the prisoner from the darkest dungeon, to be a shining light to read more...