The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53


Video from Our Daily Bread


Open your bibles to The Book of Isaiah, Chapter 53:4-7


Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his wounds we are healed. (Isaiah 53:4–5)


There can be no doubt who Isaiah is talking about here. This is the suffering servant, God’s Messiah, our Lord Jesus Christ. This is one of the clearest passages in all of Scripture about what he has done for us through his death and resurrection!


"Exploring the ancient prophecy of Isaiah 53 is one of the most fascinating studies one can make. Some say is reveals the story of the Bible in just a few verses. As the heart of the mystery is identifying the one called "My servant." Judaism most often identifies the suffering servant as the people of Israel who also have suffered throughout history. Those who believe Jesus was the Messiah of Israel see Isaiah 53 as predicting Jesus' death, burial, and resurrection, centuries before he lived. Can both interpretations find common ground? This documentary looks for clues in history, archaeology, and even the Dead Sea Scrolls. Weigh the findings and gain a deeper understanding of Isaiah’s prophecy of hope. Participants include Dr. Michael Rydelnik, Dr. Walter Kaiser, Dr. Michael Brown, and Dr. Darrell Bock. Originally released as a Day of Discovery production. In 2015, Day of Discovery was relaunched as Our Daily Bread Films." from video introduction.

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