Isaiah 53: Suffering Servant Is Israel, Not Jesus

The following are the Counter-Missionary Survival Seminar notes for the Isaiah 53 session.

Here is a short introduction to Isaiah 53:

Awake, awake, put on your strength, O Zion! Put on your beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city; for the

uncircumcised and the unclean shall enter you no more.

2 Shake yourself from the dust, rise up, O captive Jerusalem; loose the bonds from your neck, O captive daughter Zion!

3 For thus says the L-rd: "you were sold for nothing, and you shall be redeemed without money."

4 For thus says the L-rd G-d: "Long ago, my people went down into Egypt to reside there as aliens; the Assyrian, too, oppressed them without cause.

5 Now therefore what am I doing here," says the L-rd, "seeing that my people are taken away without cause? Their rulers howl," says the L-rd, "and continually, all day long, my name is despised.

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