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Isaiah 49:5

Isaiah 49:5

Throughout the Old Testament, the Messiah of Israel is portrayed in two very distinct roles: 1) the suffering Servant of God and 2) the conquering King of Israel. They identify their Saviour in two contrasting ways: 1) the son of Joseph and 2) the son of David. But here in this forty-ninth chapter of Isaiah we take a glimpse into one, small aspect of the rejection, humiliation and pain of the suffering Servant.. the Holy One of Israel. He was anointed by read more...

Isaiah 49:15

Isaiah 49:15

This verse picturing a mother with her baby in her arms, suckling at her breast and being soothed and comforted by her gentle cooing and light caresses presents such a beautifully comforting picture of our own heavenly Father, Whose gentle entreaties to us calms our every fear and provides generously and willingly for our every need.

The stark truth is that much of today’s mother-love is far from that which is mirrored in this read more...