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Isaiah 60-61: The Vision (Part 1)

-by Pastor Ashley Brown The Branch of My Planting One of the rarest – yet still significant – words in the Old Testament crops up in Isaiah 60. This word, branch, only occurs a few times in the Old Testament,

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Isaiah 55-59: The Invitation

-by Pastor Ashley Brown A Scandalous Passage A handful of passages in Isaiah clearly contradict our expectations in scandalous ways. I addressed the first of those passages in a sermon on Isaiah 13-27, where God uses covenant language for Egypt

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Isaiah 49-54: The Suffering Servant

-by Pastor Ashley Brown Last week Joel asked me to address an issue from Isaiah 49-54 that he wouldn’t have the time to develop in his sermon. And so, that is what I intend to do today. Isaiah’s Prophecy Isaiah

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Isaiah 41-48: The LORD Alone Is God

-by Pastor Ashley Brown An Unanswered Question This Sunday, due to time constraints, I was unable to address one of the most curious and potentially confusing questions from Isaiah 41-48. This particular question comes at the end of chapter 44

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Isaiah 40: Talking to the Heart

-by Pastor Ashley Brown The Authorship Question In the last 150 years some scholars have argued the book of Isaiah was written by a series of individuals over a period of a couple hundred years. They insist the Prophet Isaiah

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Isaiah 36-39: The Delivering King (3)

-by Pastor Ashley Brown Hezekiah’s Relationship with Babylon In Isaiah 39 an envoy from Babylon comes to congratulate Hezekiah on his miraculous recovery from sickness. In the process Hezekiah gladly welcomes Babylon, pleased to display all of his earthly power

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Isaiah 28-35: The Delivering King (2)

-by Pastor Ashley Brown The Thematic Heart of Isaiah In many ways, chapters 32-35 sit at the thematic heart of Isaiah. And the theme, in particular, “Behold your God!” looms large in these chapters. Isaiah begins by declaring of God’s

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Isaiah 28-35: The Delivering King (1)

-by Pastor Ashley Brown Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am the one who has laid as a foundation in Zion, a stone, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone, of a sure foundation: ‘Whoever believes will not be

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What Happens to Believers after They Die?

-by Pastor Ashley Brown The Question at Hand Over the past week I have received one question more than any other. What happens to believers between the time of their death and their resurrection when Jesus returns? I thought I’d

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Isaiah 13-27 – The Judge Who Brings Down and Lifts Up

-By Pastor Ashley Brown Our Culture’s Problem with Judgment Talking about God’s judgment can make God sound unloving. After all, we live in a society where one of the worst possible insults is “judgmental”. However, when we slow down to

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