Genesis 25:19-34 We often think God’s plan is use the ‘best and brightest’ but God’s raw material for his people has always been those who by nature are failures. Listen in as Tim Ward teaches on the barge weekend away from the life of Jacob – whom God made the father of the whole people of Israel.
Isaiah 42:1-12 Is Jesus really the Christ, the Son of God, come into the world to rescue us? What’s the evidence? At Easter time we rightly focus on his resurrection as proof, but one compelling strand of evidence we sometimes overlook is the Old Testament prophecies about the one God would send. In this ‘Prophecy for Dummies’ series we look at three of them in the book of Isaiah.
Isaiah 42:1-12There are times when we may feel God has forgotten us, or we feel failures because of sin, or we feel despair looking at the state of the world. What does God say to us at such times? “Behold my servant”.