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Isaiah the Prophet
Transcript of Isaiah the Prophet
Homeroom: 8-1 Isaiah the Prophet Isaiah was married to "the prophetess"
Father of two sons: Shear-Jashub, meaning "A remnant shall return" and the younger, Maher-Shalal-Hash-Baz, meaning, "Spoil quickly, plunder speedily."
Familiar with the court
Counsellor to kings Family Life Judah is in serious peril because of its injustice to the poor and its practice of idolatry
Assyrian threat looms over Israel and Judah
Isaiah has a vision of God in the Temple at Jerusalem (about 742 BCE)
Prophesied during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah
Prophesied for 44 years Isaiah the Prophet: Isaiah decries the greed and injustice of Jerusalem's leaders and warns that God will punish them if they do not change
Calls Judah to trust in God, not to plot ways to avoid invasion from the Assyrians
Assures the people that God promises forgiveness if Judah and Jerusalem will turn from injustice and idolatry
Describes the coming fall of Judah and Jerusalem and the people's deportation to foreign lands, only the poor and the weak will be left in the land Isaiah's Prophecies The Book of Isaiah has sixty-six chapters
Longest and most influential of the prophetic books
Covers 200-250 years
Written by numerous authors, falling into three parts: First Isaiah or Isaiah of Jerusalem - chapters 1-39, Second Isaiah - chapters 40-55, and Third Isaiah - chapters 56-66
Only twelve chapters are written by Isaiah the prophet (Isaiah of Jerusalem)
Not in chronological order
First five chapters is the message of Isaiah: a savage condemnation of Judah and Jerusalem for infidelity and corruption The Book of Isaiah Early Life: Isaiah was born during 8th Century BCE in Jerusalem, Judah
son of Amoz
Amoz was the brother of King Amaziah
First cousin to King Uzziah
Grandson of King Joash
Thus made Isaiah a member of the royal family Who is Isaiah? Isaiah was the greatest writing prophet of Catholic faith. Bibliography: Tells King Ahaz that faith in God, not elaborate preparations, will overcome his enemies
Tells of the birth of Immanuel (Jesus)
Warns Hezekiah from revolting against Assyria
Assures Hezekiah that the city of Jerusalem will be saved when the Assyrians plan to invade, the next morning thousands of Assyrians are found dead Isaiah's Prophecies (continued...) Continued... Newland, Mary Reed., and Barbara Allaire. "Chapter 7:The Prophets." Written on Our Hearts: The Old Testament Story of God's Love. Winona, MN: Saint Mary's, 2002. N. pag. Print.
"The Prophet Isaiah." - Jewish History. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 June 2013. <http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/464019/jewish/The-Prophet-Isaiah.htm>.
"Isaiah the Prophet." Daily Bible Study -. N.p., n.d. Web. 02 June 2013. <http://www.keyway.ca/htm2006/20061217.htm>. What is a prophet? A prophet was a person called by God to warn the Israelites that they had strayed from true worship and forgotten their role of witness to the Lord before the nations. More About Isaiah Isaiah's feast day is on May 9
He is recognized in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam Thank you for watching! Isaiah the Prophet, By: Marcus Lo and Edro Gonzales