Beauty is More than Skin Deep – Isaiah 53:2 Conclusion and Summary of the meaning of this verse – Focus 37

We are going to finish Isaiah 53:2 today and then summarize what we have discovered.  The entire verse reads like this and we will unearth the last phrase before the summary: For He shall grow up before Him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: He hath no form … Continue reading Beauty is More than Skin Deep – Isaiah 53:2 Conclusion and Summary of the meaning of this verse – Focus 37

The Deception of Outward Appearance – Isaiah 53:2c – Focus 36

Isaiah 53 has been a key passage for centuries highlighting the role of Yeshua Messiah.  Jewish scholars have wrestled with it's meaning. But, as we have already discovered the words chosen disclose His role and character precisely. We will dig into the next to last piece of verse 2. For He shall grow up before … Continue reading The Deception of Outward Appearance – Isaiah 53:2c – Focus 36

A Root Planted in Barren Soil Brings Harvest to the World — Isaiah 53:2b continued – Focus 35

Yeshua could have been born in the palace of the King but a lowly manger in a dark stable full of animals was where He made His bed.  He was welcomed by humble shepherds but it would be two years before the three magi would come bearing Him gifts. Religion and law ruled the day … Continue reading A Root Planted in Barren Soil Brings Harvest to the World — Isaiah 53:2b continued – Focus 35

What Does It Mean to Believe? One More Look at Isaiah 53:1 with Summary – Focus 33

I was pressing on in Isaiah 53:2 to uncover the treasure of the root in dry ground when Holy Spirit whispered, “You missed something. Go back and look at the word believed in verse 1.” I found priceless insight relating to our everyday life as ‘believers.’  Are you ready?  Let’s do it. Isaiah 53:1 says, … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Believe? One More Look at Isaiah 53:1 with Summary – Focus 33