Text: Isaiah 53
This Ethiopian man is reading Isaiah 53:8, which is an entire chapter thoroughly prophesying the work of the Lord Jesus Christ 700 years before it happens. Now turn over to Isaiah 52:13 and we’ll start there.
The Vine (vss 1-3)
- The Branch shoots forth
- Isaiah 10:33-11:5
- Despised and rejected meaning few if any have believed. The reaction wasn’t belief, it was despising and rejecting.
The Lamb of God (vss 4-9)
- Slain for sinners
- Substitutionary sorrow, not his own (vs 5)
- Shearing means they are going to take from the lamb the part that will be a covering. Jesus Christ was silent while they took from him what would be used to make a covering for sinners.
The last Adam (vss 10-12)
- Eternal life
- He is the righteousness of God
- He is the King of kings