The Folly of Idolatry – Isaiah 46

Read the Passage: Isaiah 46

Weakness Described (46:1–2)

In this section of his book, Isaiah comforts a future generation of exiled Jews who are in captivity in Babylon. In this larger division of the book (cf. Isa. 40–48) Isaiah encourages this future remnant by giving prophecies of peace. Continue reading The Folly of Idolatry – Isaiah 46

Judgment, Justice, and Praise – Isaiah 25

Read the Passage: Isaiah 25

Isaiah’s Praise (25:1–5)

Today’s chapter appears in a section of this book (cf. Isa. 24–27) where Isaiah describes the general judgment of God upon all the earth before praising God for His redemption and restoration. Note that this section appears between God’s declarations of judgment upon the nations in proximity to Israel (cf. Isa. 13–23) and His confrontation of the sins of Israel (cf. Isa. 28–35). Continue reading Judgment, Justice, and Praise – Isaiah 25