Saturday, September 15, 2012

Familiar Phrases

1. Sentence completion: Isaiah said, "But those who wait on the Lord Shall  renew their strength; They shall...

2. Fill in the blanks: In Isaiah, the Lord said  of  Messiah, I will keep You  and give You as a  -------- to the people, As a  ----------  to the Gentiles."

3. Isaiah said of Messiah, "He will not  ---------  out, nor raise His  ---------  , Nor cause His  -------,to be heard in the street."

1. "Mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint"
(Is. 40:31).
2. "Covenant...light" (Is. 42:6). When Jesus was eight days old, Simeon referred to this passage when he saw Mary and Joseph presenting Him as their firstborn (Luke 2:32).
3. "Cry...voice...voice" (Is. 42:2). Isaiah's lengthy statement about the gentleness of the Servant of the Lord (vv. 1-4) is quoted fully by Matthew because Jesus would not squabble with the Pharisees (Matt. 12:18-21). 

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