Jesus And Isaiah: The Suffering Servant Of Isaiah

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The Suffering Servant of Isaiah Isaiah 52:13-53:12 describes Christ Jesus and what He will accomplish for the glory of God to win the battle with Satan over the souls of His Children, whom He loves. Verse 13 says, that He will “act wisely, “be raised, lifted up and highly exalted” (Isaiah, 52:13, NIV). Isaiah also speaks of his wisdom when he says, “The Spirit of the Lord will rest on him—the Spirit of wisdom and of understanding…” (Isaiah 11:2, NIV). John 3:14-15 says, “Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes may have eternal life in him.” Philippians 2:9 tells us that Jesus was highly exalted by God, “Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name” (NIV). In verse 14, Isaiah states, “many were appalled at him” and “his figure was so disfigured…”. This passage is speaking of Christ being flogged and mutilated, beaten beyond recognition, just as Matthew recalls, “Then he released Barabbas to them. But he had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified” (Matthew 27:26, NIV). In verses Matthew describes…show more content…
“He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. (Isaiah 53:2b, NIV) Jesus was born humbly in a manger. He lived and died in humility for the sake of His children and to the glory of God. Jesus did not desire the glory as man, He insisted God get the glory, otherwise, He could not fulfill the will of the
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