There will be a highway called the Holy Road. The restoration of the land and of the people. Energize the limp hands, strengthen the rubbery knees. After the horrific devastation predicted in chapter 34, the prophet turns to a message of hope for the future. Hot sands will become a cool oasis, thirsty ground a splashing fountain. Spurgeon - Isaiah 35:3 Weak hands and feeble knees “Strengthen ye the weak hands, and confirm the feeble knees.” Isaiah 35:3 In all flocks there must be lambs, and weak and wounded sheep, and among the flock of men, it seems that there must necessarily be some who should more than others prove the truth of Job’s declaration, “man is born to trouble, even as the sparks fly upwards.” It will be flowering like the rose; it will be full of delight and songs; the glory of Lebanon will be given to it; the pride of Carmel and Sharon: t... Read verse in The Bible in Basic English Isaiah 35. Anathea Portier-Young. Mountain glories of Lebanon—a gift. Chapters 34 and 35 provide contrasting views of the final destiny of the wicked and the righteous. Isaiah 35 English Standard Version (ESV) The Ransomed Shall Return. Isaiah 31-35 (The Message Bible) Genesis 9:20 (Read all of Genesis 9) Noah, a farmer, was the first to plant a vineyard. “Then the angel of the LORD went out, and killed in the camp of the Assyrians one hundred and eighty-five thousand; and when people arose early in the morning, there were the corpses—all dead. 35 The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the rose and the autumn crocus. Blind eyes will be opened, deaf ears unstopped, Lame men and women will leap like deer, the voiceless break into song. In that chapter, “Yahweh’s sword is filled with blood” and will effect “a great slaughter in the land of Edom” (34:6) and “a day of vengeance” (34:8). Mountain glories of Lebanon - a gift. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. 35 1 Wilderness and desert will sing joyously, the badlands will celebrate and flower - 2 bursting into blossom, a symphony of song and color. He'll save you!" ” Isaiah 35:2 As translated from the Septuagint. Chapter 35 presents a vivid contrast to chapter 34, where “Yahweh is enraged against all the nations” (34:2). The deserts will become as green as the mountains of Lebanon, as lovely as Mount Carmel or the plain of Sharon. God awesome, God majestic. and singing and joy! 35. Isaiah 34 Isaiah 36 Chapter 35. Read verse in The Message Bible The wasteland will rejoice and blossom with spring crocuses. Anathea Portier-Young. God comes. And together we walk home. Isaiah 35:1 The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them; and the desert shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose. Like Elijah, Jeremiah, and the other Prophets, Isaiah was called by God to deliver His messages to Israel for its welfare in the Book of Isaiah. God is here, right here, on his way to put things right And redress all wrongs. But the language of Isaiah 35 gives it a broader context, including physical healing and environmental blessings (verses 5–7). Isaiah 35:3-4 MSG. Isaiah 35:4 Tell fearful souls, "Courage! 1 THE WILDERNESS and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the rose and the autumn crocus. Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) / Isaiah / Isaiah 35; Share Tweet. God's resplendent glory, fully on display. Isaiah 35 35 The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. See more of The Apostolic Faith Message on Facebook 35 The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad; the desert shall rejoice and blossom like the crocus; 2 it shall blossom abundantly and rejoice with joy and singing. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. The Message Isaiah 35:8. The Voiceless Break into Song 1-2Wilderness and desert will sing joyously, the badlands will celebrate and flower— Like the crocus in spring, bursting into blossom, a symphony of song and color. God is here. Isaiah 35:3. Isaiah 35 Amplified Bible (AMP) Zion’s Joyful Future. They shall see the glory of the Lord, the majesty of our God. The wilderness and the wasteland shall be glad for them, And the desert shall rejoice and blossom as the rose; It shall blossom abundantly and rejoice, Even with joy and singing. They shall see the glory of the Lord, the majesty of our God. Genesis 6:14 (Read all of Genesis 6) "Build yourself a ship from teakwood. Awesome Carmel, stunning Sharon - gifts. After Hezekiah took the letter to God and beseeched Him in prayer, God sent a second message through Isaiah, letting King Hezekiah know that He (God) would defend the city (verses 21-35). Isaiah 35 – The Highway of Holiness A. Hope for Restoration. 1. Awesome Carmel, stunning Sharon - gifts. Isaiah 35:2 Sharon, a coastal plain in Israel, means “an open, sweeping plain, straight, upright, pleasant, prosperous. The violence is everywhere; I'm making a clean sweep. The glory of Lebanon shall be given to it, the excellency of [Mount] Carmel and [the plain] of Sharon. Isaiah 35:1-10—Read the Bible online or download free. Isaiah 35 Wilderness and desert will sing joyously, the badlands will celebrate and flower - bursting into blossom, a symphony of song and color. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. Genesis 9:21 (Read all of Genesis 9) He drank from its wine, got drunk and passed out, naked in his tent. The glory Isaiah 35:1-10 The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus 2 it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. He’ll save you!” MSG: The Message . God's resplendent glory, fully on display. The complete Book of Isaiah is an anthology of poems composed chiefly by the great prophet, but also by disciples, some of whom came many years after Isaiah. GOD is here, right here, on his way to put things right And redress all wrongs. Even lowly jackals will have water to drink, and barren grasslands flourish richly. Associate Professor of Old Testament . Message/Devotion December 15, 2019 Isaiah 35:1-10 Almighty God Redeem Our Land, We Pray The reading The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. THE CONTEXT. Not even fools can get lost on it. The Message In Isaiah 35:5-6 As We Obey Acts 2:38! 2 It shall blossom abundantly and rejoice even with joy and singing. Isaiah 35 (The Message Bible) Genesis 1:1 (Read all of Genesis 1) First this: God created the Heavens and Earth - all you see, all you don't see. Isaiah 35 invites us to reflect on this Advent season not only as God’s coming in Christ, but also as our coming home. Share: About the Author. 35. Awesome Carmel, stunning Sharon—gifts. Isaiah couched this message in oracles of singular poetic beauty and power, oracles in which surprising shifts in syntax, audacious puns, and double- or triple-entendre are a constant feature. The highway of holiness could also be seen to refer to the Way that is Christ (see John 14:6), the way of sovereign grace that redeems us from sin. 3 Strengthen the weak hands, and make firm the feeble knees. Isaiah 35 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC). Isaiah 35 . 2 It shall blossom abundantly and rejoice even with joy and singing. They make up one prophecy of Isaiah; chapter 34 speaks of final judgment while chapter 35 speaks of final redemption. Isaiah 35:2 Carmel, a mountain range near Israel’s Mediterranean coast, means “fruitful, plentiful, orchard, garden, vineyard, or any fruitful field.” See Song. After the great destruction of the Tribulation period will come the blessing of the millennial age when the desert “shall rejoice, and blossom as the rose.” In the Messiah’s kingdom, all spiritual evil and physical catastrophe will be reversed and the land and people will be blessed. 2 It will blossom abundantly And rejoice with joy and singing. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy. Message/Devotion December 15, 2019 Isaiah 35:1-10 Almighty God Redeem Our Land, We Pray The reading The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. The Message; Isaiah 35 Isaiah 35. Isaiah 35:5-7 MSG. 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