This next set of chapters covers a few topics but are still oracles or prophecies of Isaiah. As I’ve mentioned in other posts about this book, the prophecies don’t make a lot of sense to me in when it comes to what they are predicting but I’ve been looking at the way they refer to women or feminine things as a way of looking at … Continue reading Isaiah 28-35: Judgement, prayer, and recompense
This set of chapters were written as the “Isaiah Apocalypse” or sometimes the “little apocalypse” on some sites, but that seemed a little extreme to me at first. The thing is, there is destruction first and peace later. But only for Israel, everyone else is just gone I think. Chapter twenty four does have a fire and brimstone kind of vibe to it, but only mentions … Continue reading Isaiah 24-27: The Isaiah Apocalypse?
The next set of “oracles” are for countries other than Judah, except 22. Chapter twenty two is about Jerusalem. Chapter thirteen is about Babylon and the horrific “judgement” and destruction that will befall them. There are a few mentions of women, none particularly nice. The first is in verse 8: 8Terror will seize them, pain and anguish will grip them; they will writhe like a … Continue reading Isaiah 13-23: Oracles about other nations
I’m really not a fan of prophecy. It’s confusing in many ways. It’s confusing as to what it means, when it’s for, and whether or not it has even past at this point. There’s a piece of prophesy in chapter 11 that even had me a bit worried for a minute. This is also one of the places where the coming of Jesus is said … Continue reading Isaiah 7-12: Oracles Against Judah Pt 2