- The Lord has a Chosen Servant who He delights in
- The Lord’s Servant gently and surely brings His law to all nations
- The Lord’s Servant is given as a covenant to the blind of all nations
- The Lord does not share His glory but shares the enjoyment of it
- The Lord’s Servant brings a new song of joy and long-awaited justice
- The people of God are a blind servant
- The Lord delights to show His law through His servant
Family Discussion Questions:
- How do we know that the servant of verses 1-9 is the Lord Jesus?
- Why did God give us His law?
- How does Jesus bring the Law gently?
- How does Jesus bring the Law surely?
- How are blindness, deafness and imprisonment used by Isaiah to speak of the salvation the Servant of God will bring?
- How do the images of childbirth and a mighty warrior explain the patience of the Lord in bringing
justice to the earth?
- What does it mean that the Lord does not give his glory to another?
- Explain what “glorification” means and how it fits with verse 8
- What does this passage have to say to a person who belongs to the church and whose confidence is in his own law-keeping?
- What does this passage have to say to a person who belongs to the church and who isn’t
interested in keeping God’s commands?
- How does covenant headship explain that both Jesus and His covenant people are called “my
servant” by God?