ISAIAH 9

3 OUTLINES

 

Isaiah 9:6-7

GREAT NEWS

 

Isaiah 9:6-7 - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. [7] Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

 

THE PERSON   

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder:

 

THE PROCLAMATION

…and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

 

THE PROMISE

Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

 

 

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Isaiah 9:6 etc.

MIGHTY GOD

(This is a topical sermon)

 

Isaiah 9:6 - For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

 

Jesus is indeed “the mighty God” as prophesied by Isaiah.  Here are some ways he showed Himself to be the mighty God.

 

MIGHTY IN SUPPLY

Two times He fed great multitudes.  Matthew 14:13-21, Matthew 15:32-29

 

MIGHTY IN STORMS

The calming of the sea - Matthew 8:23-27

His walk on water – Matthew 14:22-33

 

MIGHTY IN STRENGTH

Authority over Demons – Matthew 8:28-34

Raising the dead – Matthew 9:18-23

 

MIGHTY IN SACRIFICE

His mission was to serve and give his life a “ransom for many”. Matthew 10:27-28, 27:35-50

 

MIGHTY IN SUPERIORITY

Transfiguration – Matthew 17:1-11

Resurrection from the dead – Matthew 28

 

 

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Isaiah 9:6

THE MESSIAH

 

Introduction - "For unto us a son is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name shall be called.."

 

HIS PERSONALITY - "Wonderful"

 

HIS PROFESSION (JOB) - "Counselor"

 

HIS POWER - "Mighty God"

 

HIS PERMANENCE - "Everlasting Father" (Means "Father of eternity")

 

HIS PREEMINENCE - "Prince of peace"

 

 

 

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