The Folly of Idolatry – Isaiah 46

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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

Trusting in God – Psalm 146

Read the Passage: Psalm 146

Misplaced Trust (146:1–4)

This Psalm contains no superscription; thus, we cannot be sure who wrote it or of the exact context of the Psalm. Many modern scholars believe David penned this Psalm, while Jewish tradition ascribes it jointly to Haggai and Zechariah. If David wrote Psalm 146 then perhaps it was written in reflection upon his error of ordering a census of Israel (cf. 2 Sam. 24). Continue reading Trusting in God – Psalm 146