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Who Was the Intended Audience?

The book of Isaiah is long and complex. General consensus holds that it was compiled over time. The historical prophet Isaiah of the late 8th century BC, possibly a court prophet, was followed by others who added in the theme … Continue reading

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Jesus Read Isaiah

Jesus read Isaiah. Luke relates Jesus’ first recorded teaching moment, after his baptism and temptation. Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He was teaching in their synagogues, … Continue reading

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