Wed, Dec 11, 2019
Isaiah 7-12 by Ed Hindson
Isaiah stands at the peak of the Old Testament literary genius of the prophets of ancient Israel. His book is the longest of the prophets and looks further into the future than any of its contemporaries. One of the unique features of Isaiah's writing is his “Immanuel Prophecy” ( ch. –-12), which tells of a great coming child ruler who will be King in Israel. The identification of Immanuel has long been debated as many attempts have been made to demonstrate his significance in these passages. Without a doubt, his proper identification centers on the interpretation of Isaiah 7:14, where a virgin is said to conceive this child. ...