Isaiah 7:1-8 and 8
Jim Kirkpatrick, Associate Pastor of Adult Ministries
First Evangelical Free Church, Maplewood, MN
A. Historical Setting: Preparing for war.
B. The Lord and King Ahaz: Three messages.
Be careful, be calm/quiet, and do not fear.
- Do not lose heart.
- This will not come to pass; it will not stand.
- If you are not solid in your faith, you will not stand either.
C. The Significance of a Sign.
- A dramatic sign offered.
- A dramatic sign given.
D. Immanuel – God with us.
For further study: Ahaz – 2 Chronicles 28; 2 Kings 15:36-16:20