Concordia Journal

Short Title

Proper 24 • Isaiah 45:1–7

Document Type

Homiletical Help


Concordia Journal, Summer 2014, volume 40, Homiletics helps, preaching, pericope, Yahweh, Isaiah, babylon

Submission Type

Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


The clear point is that “God is God, and we are not,” nor is any human government. When we look at the world around us, watch or listen to the news, it is hard to find any truly righteous government at work, not even our own.


Biblical Studies

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

Isaiah 45:1–7; Isaiah 8:16; Isaiah 8:19-20; Isaiah 6:9; Isaiah 21:5; Isaiah 61:1; Exodus 6:7; Exodus 7:5; Acts 2:36;

Submission Cost


Submission Audience

Ministers; Scholars

People in this Resource (separated by commas)

Reed Lessing,