Light, Peace, Hope, and a King! (Smith)

  After studying and working through Isaiah 9:2-7, I appreciate how Gary Smith summarizes these verses in the "theological implications" section of his commentary.  FYI these verses in Isaiah 9 talk about a "shadow-of-death" kind of darkness that God shines his light into, which brings joy, victory, and peace.  This prophecy also speaks about a… Continue reading Light, Peace, Hope, and a King! (Smith)

Bringer of Eternal Peace (Childs)

 Isaiah 9:2-7 is a great prophetic promise that God would send a great light and much joy to people walking in death's dark shadow.  This light and joy have to do with the birth of a son who is given royal names as he takes the throne of David forever to establish peace and justice.… Continue reading Bringer of Eternal Peace (Childs)