These Scriptures contain more judgments and God’s promise of restoration. Much of the promised restoration will be accomplished in Christ at His return. Isaiah 35 has types and examples of what we have in Christ right now, but the full manifestation will be at the return of Christ.
The LORD gave Judah one the most astounding victories ever seen, even as judgment loomed over them as a nation. No other nation was able to stand against the Assyrians, but when Hezekiah prays, God’s “Angel” kills 185,000 of the Assyrian soldiers alone. (See Isaiah 37:36)
As the LORD continued to decree the judgments and some shakings had begun, God’s desire was that Judah would repent and turn back to Him; this is always His desire.
Read through the Bible with us in 2012! The reading plan can be downloaded below; we are reading in chronological order. Check back often to read the blog posts on the Bible readings and discuss things in the "comments" section.
2012 Bible Plan