Isaiah 40 (Part 06) - Isa 40:5 - The Glory of the LORD Shall be RevealedSubmitted by Pastor Chad Wagner on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.
Watch the video of this Bible study on YouTube: Isaiah 40 (Part 06) - Isa 40:5 - The Glory of the LORD Shall be Revealed For a master copy of the outline and the other sermons in the series, click here: Isaiah 40. To listen to the previous sermon in the series, click here: Part 5 To listen to the next sermon in the series, click here: Part 7 VII. Isa 40:5 1. "And the glory of the LORD shall be revealed,..." A. Glory n. - 2. objectively. a. Exalted (and, in mod. use, merited) praise, honour, or admiration accorded by common consent to a person or thing; honourable fame, renown. b. the glory of God: the honour of God, considered as the final cause of creation, and as the highest moral aim of intelligent creatures. 5. In Biblical phraseology: the glory of God: the majesty and splendour attendant upon a manifestation of God. 6. Resplendent beauty or magnificence. Now often with suggestion of sense 5 or 7: An effulgence of light such as is associated with our conceptions of heaven; fig. an unearthly beauty attributed by imagination. Also pl., features of resplendent beauty or magnificence, splendours. B. The glory of the LORD was revealed in Jesus Christ, who is God (Joh 1:1-3,14). i. Jesus is the brightness of God's glory and the express image of His person (Heb 1:3). ii. God was manifest in the flesh in the person of Christ (1Ti 3:16). iii. Manifest v. - 1. trans. To make evident to the eye or to the understanding; to show plainly, disclose, reveal. iv. The glory of God is in the face of Jesus Christ (2Co 4:6 c/w Mat 17:2). C. Luke quotes Isa 40:5 and renders it, "all flesh shall see the salvation of God" (Luk 3:6). i. Jesus is God's salvation (Luk 2:27-30; Mat 1:21; Isa 62:11). ii. Men saw God's glory and God's salvation in Jesus Christ (Joh 1:14). D. The glory of the LORD was revealed mightily when Jesus was transfigured before the apostles (2Pe 1:17-18). E. Jesus is crowned with glory and honour (Heb 2:9; 1Pe 1:21). F. Jesus is the Lord of glory (1Co 2:8; Jam 2:1 c/w Psa 24:10). 2. "...and all flesh shall see it together:..." A. All flesh whom God wanted to see His glory in Jesus Christ saw it. B. All men sought for Jesus (Mar 1:37). C. All men marveled when they heard of the miracles of Jesus (Mar 5:20). D. All men came to Jesus to be baptized (Joh 3:26). E. The Pharisees feared that if they let Him alone all men would believe on Him (Joh 11:48). F. The gospel of Jesus Christ was preached to all the world and to every creature (Mar 16:15,20; Col 1:6,23). 3. "...for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it." A. This would happen because God said it would. B. God tells of things before they come to pass (Isa 42:8-9). C. God calls things which be not as though they are (Rom 4:17). D. When God says something, it will come to pass (Eze 24:14). E. None of God's words will fall to the ground (1Sa 3:19; 2Ki 10:10). F. His word will not return unto Him void (Isa 55:11). G. God declares the end from the beginning and His counsel shall stand and He will do all His pleasure (Isa 46:10; Psa 33:11; Pro 19:21).