Synopses & Reviews
Unlike most Bible commentaries which offer only a one-way trip to the world of the Bible, the "NIV Application Commentary Series brings the ancient message of Scripture into a modern context. These helpful resources masterfully explain the text's original meaning, bridge the historical context between the biblical world and ours, and demonstrate the contemporary significance of the text to our lives today.
This unique commentary explores each passage in Isaiah from three vital perspectives: original meaning, bridging context, and contemporary significance.
A unique commentary that explores each passage from three vital perspectives: original meaning, bridging context, contemporary significance.
Isaiah wrestles with the realities of people who are not convicted by the truth but actually hardened by it, and with a God whose actions sometimes seem unintelligible, or even worse, appears to be absent. Yet Isaiah penetrates beyond these experiences to an even greater reality. Isaiah sees God's rule over history and his capacity to take the worst of human actions and use it for good. He declares the truth that even in the darkest hours, the Holy One of Israel is infinitely trustworthy.