Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)


Exegetical Theology

First Advisor

John Mueller

Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)

Deuteronomy 34:5; Joshua 24:29; Psalm 18:1; Psalm 36:1; Jeremiah 33:21; Job 1:8; Job 2:3; Job 42:8; Jeremiah 27:6; Isaiah 53:12; Isaiah 53:7; Isaiah 52:15; Isaiah 42:18-19; Isaiah 44:1-2; Isaiah 49:5-6; Acts 8:34; Isaiah 11:1; Isaiah 53:2; Isaiah 52:14; Isaiah 53:2; Job 30:10; Ezekiel 4:4-8;


Who is meant in chapter fifty-three? Critics have split into many camps. Some hold that Isaiah is speaking of all Israel; some, that he designates only the pious in Israel; while certain ones hold that the prophet is speaking of some individual. The Christian Church has, however, from the very beginning held that Isaiah is speaking of the Messiah. And that this is the true interpretation is pointed out at length in the following chapters. In one section of sixteen verses the evangelist of the Old Testament points a picture of the work of Christ. His humiliation is stressed as well as His exaltation.

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