Summary: To show that the LORD JESUS CHRIST made us victorious already thru our faith in JESUS.
Are you victorious in CHRIST JESUS?
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To show that the LORD JESUS CHRIST made us victorious already thru our faith in JESUS.
Isaiah 8:10 (Amplified Bible)
8:10 Take counsel together [against Judah], but it shall come to nought; speak the word, but it will not stand, for God is with us [Immanuel]!
Praise, worship and thank You very much LORD JESUS for You gave us victory through our LORD JESUS, this victory conquers the world, by our faith.
Judah vs Assyria
A. Author: Isaiah, the prophet
B. Date written: 740-680 b.c.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
C. Purpose: To reveal that salvation, physical and spiritual, is of the Lord.—Thompson Chain - Bible Book Outlines
D. To whom written: Nation of Judah
E. Key word: Salvation. Isaiah means "Salvation of Jehovah"
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. The LORD challenges Assyria to get together and make plans
"Take counsel together [against Judah], but it shall come to nought;"
2 Samuel 15:31 (Amplified Bible)
15:31 David was told, Ahithophel [your counselor] is among the conspirators with Absalom. David said, O Lord, I pray You, turn Ahithophel’s counsel into foolishness.
King David, a man after GOD's own heart knows the WORD of GOD and GOD's Plans so He prayed in line with GOD's WORDS so that Ahithophel's counsels to King Absalom will fail him. And Ahithophel's counsel was contradicted by Hushai.
2 Samuel 17:14 (Amplified Bible)
17:14 Absalom and all the men of Israel said, The counsel of Hushai the Archite is better than that of Ahithophel. For the Lord had ordained to defeat the good counsel of Ahithophel, so that the Lord might bring evil upon Absalom.
Proverbs 21:30 (Amplified Bible)
21:30 There is no [human] wisdom or understanding or counsel [that can prevail] against the Lord.
Lamentations 3:37 (Amplified Bible)
3:37 Who is he who speaks and it comes to pass, if the Lord has not authorized and commanded it?
Psalms 46:1 (Amplified Bible)
46:1 To the Chief Musician. [A Psalm] of the sons of Korah, set to treble voices. A song. GOD IS our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble.
GOD will help you find your Hushai, just pray that evil counsels against you will fail and as answer to prayers, GOD will send you your Hushai.
B. The LORD guaranteed Assyria's plans will fail because GOD is with Judah
"speak the word, but it will not stand, for God is with us [Immanuel]!"
Isaiah 7:14 (Amplified Bible)
7:14 Therefore the Lord Himself shall give you a sign: Behold, the young woman who is unmarried and a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel [God with us].
Matthew 1:22-23 (Amplified Bible)
1:22 All this took place that it might be fulfilled which the Lord had spoken through the prophet,
1:23 Behold, the virgin shall become pregnant and give birth to a Son, and they shall call His name Emmanuel—which, when translated, means, God with us.