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Isaiah 40-55 - Part 1

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Slides to accompany Bristol Vineyard podcast dated 16th September 2018. Podcast here: https://www.bristolvineyard.com/media-resources/podcasts-archive/

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Isaiah 40-55 - Part 1

  1. 1. Isaiah 40-55
  2. 2. “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, megalomaniacal, sadomasochistic, capriciously malevolent bully.” Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion
  3. 3. Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom. Isaiah 40: 28
  4. 4. 1000 BC King David Assyrian Threat 740-700 BC
  5. 5. 1000 BC King David Assyrian Threat 740-700 BC Isaiah 1-39
  6. 6. 1000 BC King David Assyrian Threat 740-700 BC Isaiah 1-39 Exile in Babylon 587-539 BC Isaiah 40-55
  7. 7. God of the Bible • Loving Father • Important role for his children • Forms them into people who can fufill that role

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