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Isaiah IS Part of The BIBLE

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Nov 29, 2011 at 11:20

"Isaiah is part of the Bible:" perfect.

There are many that contend otherwise; some try to dissect it into three parts because they think they have discerned differences in tone/tenor of the book, although I have long ago forgotten if the scholarship making such assertions was Judaic or goyim. In simple scholarship, the book is 'Messianic;' it uses the disobedience of Judea that led to the Babylonian deportation to speak of completing the prophecy of Moses through the prophetical office of Israel's Holy One, HaMashiach.

In Hebrew, the terms they have for 'God' does mean many things: example; how many references did Abram, later Abraham, have for the Eternal One? I'll not list them all here; let it be sufficient to say that for every circumstance that Abraham faced, Almighty God was there to meet Abraham's need. How is that, though, going to be sufficient for the following generations to understand? Faith was accounted to Abraham for righteousness.

And you are right, Jewish practitioners of the Torah have typically had a problem associating Yeshua as HaMashiach, so much so that they appealed, not to Almighty God, but to the office of Caesar in unbelief to have Yeshua removed because they did not recognize that Yeshua was/is the fulfillment of every Messianic prophetic term found in the Tanach. They still did not believe it when, within the lifetime of many who had Yeshua put to the Roman cross, the Romans came to town under Titus and destroyed the very place the Jewish Rulers used to have Yeshua eliminated from their presence-exactly as the prophets, like Isaiah, foretold.

Isaiah is not about the names of 'God,' but about Who is 'God.' Until that is understood, the rest is just semantics and plenty of scholarship is wasted on that so I'll need not replicate that.

Try this: read Isaiah and see if the Messiah does not portray the future of Israel in the times you and I are facing today-because HE IS THERE.


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