Tag Archives: Suffering Servant

The Suffering Servant Buried

On Good Friday we reflect on the death of our Lord Jesus. His burial might seem to be a given, but the event is of such significance that every gospel writer records what happened. But one of them gives a … Continue reading

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The Suffering Servant’s Silence

Our study of the Fourth Servant Song takes a turn in today’s passage. While the Servant’s suffering and death are still in view, in verses 7–9 the focus shifts to his innocence. But if he is innocent, then why is … Continue reading

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Preparation for Worship (2/6/16)

Scripture to consider: Isaiah 53.6 We all, like sheep, have gone astray,     each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him     the iniquity of us all. Thought to ponder: “There is so much of Him that … Continue reading

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The Suffering Servant in Our Place

Today’s passage is the apex of Isaiah’s Fourth Servant Song, commonly known as Isaiah 53. Isaiah 53:5 is the middle verse of the middle stanza of the song. Everything before it builds to this crescendo, and everything after it flows … Continue reading

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The Suffering Servant Unrecognized

“Look at that face!” With those four words, the leading Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, landed himself in a world of trouble—and gave the target of his attack, Carly Florina, a chance to strike back. Whoever your preferred presidential candidate … Continue reading

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