Sermons on Isaiah

Sermons on Isaiah

Greater Than All Gods

Scripture routinely identifies God as greater than all other gods. For example, after hearing of God’s providential care for the Israelites, Moses’ father-in-law proclaimed, “Now I know that the Lord is greater than all gods” (Exodus 18:11). At the dedication of the temple, Solomon announced, “The house that I am to build will be great, for our God is greater than all gods” (2 Chronicles 2:5). The Psalmist wrote, “I know that the LORD is great, that our Lord is…

The God Who Sees Like Us

Job once asked God, “Have you eyes of flesh? Do you see as man sees?” (Job 10:4). In other words, Job was challenging God’s ability to understand what it is like to be human. But Job’s question is no longer valid because God, through Jesus, has experienced life as a human. That is why Jesus was called “Immanuel,” which means “God with us” (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:23). But how could deity fully appreciate life in the confines of humanity? Paul…