The Suffering Servant – Isaiah 53

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Appearance (53:1–3)

As was previously noted, the book of Isaiah contains four so-called “Servant Songs,” which are sometimes referred to as “Servant Poems.” These Songs, given at Isa. 42:1–4; 49:1–6; 50:4–7; and 52:13–53:12, describe a Servant of God, who ultimately is Jesus Christ. Continue reading The Suffering Servant – Isaiah 53

Condemnation and Salvation – Romans 3:1–4:12

Read the Passage: Romans 3:1–4:12

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Condemnation of All (3:1–20)

In Rom. 3:1 Paul posited a logical question that his Jewish readers would have been asking, “What advantage then has the Jew, or what is the profit of circumcision?” In response, Paul teaches the advantage in being a Jew is possession of the Word of God. Continue reading Condemnation and Salvation – Romans 3:1–4:12