Why Was Isaiah Called The Messianic Prophet?

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Isaiah was called the “The Messianic Prophet” because he foretold in greater detail than any other prophet the coming of the Savior did. Isaiah prophesized during the reign of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahhaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah (Isa 1:1). Isaiah most likely was born in Jerusalem in 700 B.C. He started prophesying in 740 B.C. and his work lasted about a half-century longer. Isaiah lived and preached during dramatic and revolutionary age in the world’s history Assyria was the most powerful nation in the world. Babylon was beginning to feel her strength as a world power. While Isaiah lived in Judah, Romulus was ruling Rome, and Greece, Athens, and Sparta were just coming into being. During Isaiah’s lifetime, the northern Kingdom of Israel fell to Assyria in 721 B.C. The prophets Micah, Amos, and Hosea were contemporaries of Isaiah. The book of Isaiah is the first of the writing of the prophets in the Bible; and Isaiah, the author was considered the greatest prophet. Isaiah had an active ministry for sixty years before he was executed during Manasseh’s reign. The author of the book was Isaiah and his son Amoz. The date the book was written was 700 B.C. Isaiah was speaking and writing in and around Jerusalem.…show more content…
The first theme that stands out is Holiness God who is highly exalted above all his creatures, which His moral perfection stands in contrast to evil people and evil nations. God is perfect and sinless in all his motives and actions so he is perfect control of all of his actions, so he is in perfect control of his power, judgment, and mercy. His holy nature is our yardstick for morality. Because God is without sin, he alone can help us with our sin. It is only right that we regard him as supreme in power and moral perfection. We must never treat God as common or ordinary. He alone deserves our devotion and

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