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Isaiah 11: The Reign of Jesse’s Offspring

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The Rod. Judah’s destruction by Babylon would almost annihilate the seed of Abraham. However the Divine Judgement spared a remnant. Between them, David’s lineage, called here the “stem of Jesse.” This preservation took place so that the Messiah would come the humankind.

The Lord Jesus is described as a “Rod” which means a new part, a small and fragile bud of a plant.

He would “sprout forth from a tree” in a unpromising appearance, proceeding from a simple family, under circumstances unlikely to a king. In spite of this, the “Bud” grew, and He became the main “Stem” from where the “branches” are born, who are all those that by faith bind themselves to Him and bear fruit for His Kingdom (John 15).

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Isaiah 24: Impending Judgment on the Earth

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The Lord makes the earth empty. These four chapters are known as the “Apocalypse” of the OT” reveled to Isaiah, because they bring a sequence of future events related to the end times.

The language used here and Divine judgments are similar to those described by John.

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Proverbs 5: The Peril of Adultery

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In the end, she is bitter. Many men and women are deceived by seemingly sweet words that camouflage the bitter taste of suffering. By doing so, they marry or invest in relationships based on the emotions that flattering words and promises produce.

You have to be careful with this form of seduction , for hardly anyone who hears flattering words can resist them.

At first, these words make a person have high expectations, but in the end, they cause pain disappointment, and frustration. For you not to make the mistake of giving your life to someone who uses deceptive strategies to conquer you, you should keep away from such temptation.

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Isaiah 23: Proclamation Against Tyre

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Tyre was one of the most remarkable commercial hubs in the world. It had an important port on the Mediterranean cost. Even in the days of Solomon, deals were made to buy materials for the Temple. (1 Kings 5.8-9).

The prosperity of the people of Tyre culminated in pride, dishonesty and injustice, so their lands were invaded by Assyria.

The nation would live under oppression for seventy years, and after that would again be a considerable commercial center, for it would again do business with other kingdoms of the world. Likewise, those who repent of their sins are also restored and have the opportunity to start a new life.

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