The Suffering Servant of Isaiah

At the end of the first section of our online Learn to Read the Bible Effectively course students are asked who the prophet Isaiah is talking about in Chapter 53 when he says things like “he was despised and rejected” and “he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows“. The answer expected is thatContinue reading “The Suffering Servant of Isaiah”

The Breath of Life

The first book of the Bible, Genesis, introduces us to profound concepts and ideas which then reverberate through the rest of Scripture. The later writers of Israel’s historical narrative and powerful poetry are constantly picking up ideas from Genesis and using them as ‘hooks’ to communicate their message. Every time they use one of theseContinue reading “The Breath of Life”