The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53

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The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53: The Mysteries Explored

The ancient prophecy of Isaiah 53 unveils how the suffering of an unnamed “servant” hero brings healing to the world. But the prophet’s predictions raise questions: Who is this “servant”—a person, a group, the nation of Israel, or a combination? Did the servant live in the past or is the mission still in the future? And what is the sacrifice the servant makes to bring hope and deliverance?

Traditional Judaism most often identifies this figure as the nation of Israel, which has suffered greatly throughout history. Interestingly, those who accept Jesus as Messiah see Isaiah 53 as confirming this role. They see the predictions by Isaiah as detailed descriptions of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus centuries before he was born in Bethlehem. Can these interpretations find common ground? What did Isaiah intend to reveal?

This documentary looks for clues in history, archaeology, and even the Dead Sea Scrolls. Weigh the findings and gain a deeper understanding of Isaiah’s prophecy of hope.

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The Mysterious Prophecy of Isaiah 53

Alphanso D’Souza on Feb 19, 2018

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