August 30, read through the Holy Bible in a year in Power-point, with comments.

Today we read the second chapter of the Apostle Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians and one chapter of Isaiah.

August 30: 1 Thessalonians 2, Isaiah 49 (click on the chapter to begin reading).

1 Thessalonians 2. Paul defended his motives and his conduct, they were all pure. Then he gave thanks to God for the conversion of the Thessalonians and mentioned his longing to see them.

Isaiah 49. A chapter on the servant. Is it Israel or is it Jesus? Isaiah indicated it is both, and “a light to the Gentiles.” Read it and contemplate.

August 30, read through the Bible in a year.

Today we read the second chapter of 1 Thessalonians and one chapter of Isaiah.

August 30: 1 Thessalonians 2, Isaiah 49 (click on the chapter to begin reading).

1 Thessalonians 2. Paul defends his motives and his conduct, they were all pure. Then he gives thanks to God for the conversion of the Thessalonians and mentions his longing to see them.

Isaiah 49. A chapter on the servant. Is it Israel or is it Jesus? Isaiah indicates it is both, and “a light to the Gentiles.” Read it and contemplate.

Isaiah 49, the Servant, the Light to the Gentiles, Zion remembered.

      Who is Isaiah referring to? Himself or the Messiah?

 

Or does God refer to Israel?

Or does God refer directly to Jesus?

Here is a hint: It is Jesus.

In King James language:

Aswan is what is now Sudan, Sinim is somewhere in the East.

There are differences between the Dead sea scrolls and the Masoretic text. Here is an example of a major difference.

A testimony from Thomas the doubter.