Author: Pam

Thirty (Seven) Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 31: Prophecy Fulfilled

Before we look at the triumphant concluding verse of Isaiah’s fourth Servant Song, we’re going to take a break to look at how these prophecies in Isaiah 53 were fulfilled in Jesus’s life. Assignment: Pray, thanking God for His sovereign control over all creation and over all events in history and in our lives. Then open our trusty Blue Letter Bible. Today we’re going to look at cross-references. We’ve done this with […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 30: Many

  We circled the word many back on Day 24. Let’s look at that word today in verse 11. Assignment: Pray for understanding as you start your study today. Then read all of Isaiah 52:13-53:12, testing your memory of these verses as you read. Are you going to have the passage all memorized by Easter? Now let’s focus on verse 11. Open Blue Letter Bible and search on Isaiah 53:11. Look at different translations […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 29: Catch Up and Optional Lesson

It’s already Day 29 in our study of Isaiah 53, and it’s Catch-Up day again! For those of you who aren’t part of the Facebook group, we should let you know that we’re extending this study until Easter so that we can continue to meditate on this Servant’s Song all through Passion week. So you will continue to get daily lessons emailed to you up through Easter Day. I’m sure […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 28: Verse 10

We’ve come to verse 10 in our study. This verse can be troubling. How can it please God to crush His own Son? Let’s see what we can find out as we take a closer look at the text. Assignment: Pray, thanking God for this passage of Scripture, and for crushing His Son in order to bring us salvation. Ask Him to give you understanding as we look at this challenging verse. Open Blue […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 27: Verses 8 and 9

We continue thinking about Jesus’s trial and death today as we study verses 8 and 9. Assignment: Pray for the Holy Spirit’s guidance. Then see how much of Isaiah 52:13-53:12 you can recite without reading the text. Read whichever portions you can’t recall, and then open Blue Letter Bible and search on Isaiah 53:8. Click on the orange “Bibles” button to open different translations of this verse. Read several different translations, noting […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 26: He Opened Not His Mouth

In verse 6 we are compared to sheep straying from its shepherd. In verse 7, the Suffering Servant is compared to a sheep — first on its way to the slaughter, and then submitting itself to its shearers. Assignment: Pray for the Holy Spirit to make the meaning and application of this passage clear to you as you study. Then read all of Isaiah 52:13-53:12. Think about your straying as it is […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 25: Sheep

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“All we like sheep have gone astray.”  Before we leave verse 6, we’re going to look more closely at these wandering sheep. Assignment: Pray for a humble, teachable heart. Then read all of Isaiah 52:13-53:12. Think about God laying all our punishment for sin onto Jesus as you read. Then open Blue Letter Bible. In the search box, type “sheep AND astray”. This will bring up all the verses in the Bible […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 24: All

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We’ve arrived at verse 6, the “gospel-in-a-verse” verse, the climax of this central stanza of Isaiah’s Servant Song. This is a verse that is so familiar that we may miss much of what it says if we don’t slow down to take a closer look. Assignment: Pray for understanding and humility as we head into our study of Isaiah 53:6. Then read all of Isaiah 52:13-53:12. (How’s memorizing going?) As you […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 23: But

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Verse 4 tells us that while Jesus was lifting up and bearing our griefs, while He was bearing the load of our sorrows, we looked and assumed that He was being punished for His own sins. Verse 5, with its opening word, but, sets the record straight. Assignment: Pray, asking God for wisdom and a teachable heart. Then read all of Isaiah 52:13-53:12 in a different translation than you have been studying and […]

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Thirty Days in Isaiah 53 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 22: Surely!

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We’ve looked at how Jesus was despised and rejected. We’ve considered that He was a man of sorrows and than He was well-acquainted with grief. Verse 3 ends with man not honoring or valuing Jesus. “We esteemed Him not.” Let’s look at verse 4 today. Assignment: Pray, asking God to give you a deeper understanding of all that Christ has done for you. Then read Isaiah 52:13-53:12, watching for three […]

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