Trying to control the future leads to anxiety, and trying to get around God leads to darkness.
Isaiah 7: The Lord Will Whistle
Because King Ahaz and his people had refused to trust God, a day of reckoning was scheduled on their calendar, and its date was In that day.
Isaiah 7: Sign of the Virgin
. God would direct the Assyrian armies to bring judgment, one-by-one, to all three kings, and all three lands, for the same ill pervaded them all, the fatal illness of idolatry.
Isaiah 7: Perspective
In the moment, circumstances seemed dire indeed, his people captured, his towns looted, his capital city nearly under siege. But the prophet Isaiah reassured King Ahaz that God was faithful.
Isaiah 7: Fear
All of us deal with some kind of deep-seated fear. It helps to keep that in mind when reading Isaiah 7, for it concerns a king with deep-seated, and legitimate fear.