Monthly Archives: March 2012

Later rather than sooner…

Calvin on Isaiah 49:8… Thus says the LORD: “In an acceptable time I have heard You, And in the day of salvation I have helped You; I will preserve You and give You As a covenant to the people, To … Continue reading

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Then as now…

Luther on Isaiah 49:5… And now the LORD says, Who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant, To bring Jacob back to Him, So that Israel is gathered to Him (For I shall be glorious in the eyes … Continue reading

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Remember this sentiment…

Calvin on Isaiah 49:7… Thus says the LORD, The Redeemer of Israel, their Holy One, To Him whom man despises, To Him whom the nation abhors, To the Servant of rulers: “Kings shall see and arise, Princes also shall worship, … Continue reading

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His reward…ours too…

E.J. Young on Isaiah 49:4… Then I said,`I have labored in vain, I have spent my strength for nothing and in vain; Yet surely my just reward is with the LORD, And my work with my God.’ My judgment is … Continue reading

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Unable to be…

E.J. Young on Isaiah 49:3… “And He said to me,`You are My servant, O Israel, In whom I will be glorified. It is the servant character of Israel that brings glory to God. To be God’s servant is the highest … Continue reading

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By the original…

Thomas Manton on James 3:15… This wisdom does not descend from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic. We should look after the original of that which we conceive to be wisdom. Is it from above or from beneath? The quality … Continue reading

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God doubly glorified…

Calvin on Isaiah 49:5… And now the LORD says, Who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant, To bring Jacob back to Him, So that Israel is gathered to Him (For I shall be glorious in the eyes … Continue reading

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