Contributed by William Mouser on Jan 10, 2006
Everyone was hoping for, even expecting, the Messiah in Jesus’ day. But, he disappointed everyone, thought Messiah would come as a conqueror. Isaiah’s first Servant Song shows their expectations to have been badly misinformed.
Psalm 89:1-16, Isaiah 42:1-9, Acts 10:34-38, Mark 1:7-11
The Unexpected Messiah
In the May 29, 2005 edition of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a story ran concerning a courthouse puzzle. The story in that paper begins like this:
“In the Milwaukee County Courthouse, where plaintiffs,