November 25-26, 2017

Christ and His Kingdom
In the Book of the Prophet Isaiah
(Part II – Chapters 13-48)
Section 4 (Chapters 40-48): God’s Consolation to Jerusalem
V.   Revelation concerning the Messiah
      (Is. 42:1-7; Matt. 12:18-21; Luke 4:17-19)
      A.  God’s Servant and Elect in Whom His soul delights (v. 1)
      B.  The Spirit of God upon the Messiah
      C.  His ultimate goal: to bring forth justice to the nations (v. 4)
      D.  His perfect humanity (vv. 2-4; 2 Tim. 2:24):
            1. His lowliness and humility, meekness and
                longsuffering, not quarrelsome
            2. Compassionate and kind toward others
            3. Just and righteous (Is. 11:4-5; 32:1)
            4. Faithful, true, steadfast and enduring
                (Is. 42:4; Luke 9:51; 12:50; Rev. 19:11)
      E.  His commission (Is. 42:5-7)
            1. To fulfill God’s covenant with Abraham
                (Is. 42:6; Gal. 3:6-9, 13-16)
            2. To enact and establish the New Covenant (Is. 49:8;
                Jer. 31:33; 50:5; Matt. 26:28; Heb. 8:6; 9:15; 12:24)
            3. To be a light to those in darkness
                (Is. 49:6; 9:2; Acts 13:47; 28:28)
            4. To set the prisoners free (Ps. 107:10-16; 146:7;
                Luke 4:18-21; 2 Tim. 2:26; Rom. 8:2)
            5. To defeat God’s enemies and bring in the heavenly kingdom to earth
            6. All nations shall wait in hope for His law <instruction or word>
                (Micah 4:1-3; Is. 51:5)
       F.  The zeal of the LORD (Is. 42:8-9)
            1. For His own name (Exod. 34:14)
            2. He will not give His glory and praise to another
            3. He alone is God