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Matthew Road Baptist Church

Isaiah 53, the Victorious, Suffering Servant

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The Life and Times of Isaiah: The Victorious, Suffering Servant, Isaiah 53

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I.   The Specific Prophecies of Isaiah 53 Fulfilled in Christ

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Isaiah 53:4-5 Surely our griefs He Himself bore, and our sorrows He carried; Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, and by His scourging we are healed.

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II.  Implications for the Forgiveness of Our Sin

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Isaiah 53:6 All of us like sheep have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; But the Lord has caused the iniquity of us all to fall on Him.

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III. Implications for Our Forgiveness of Others

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IV.  The Pleasure of God in His Divine Plan

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Isaiah 53:10 But the Lord was pleased to crush Him, putting Him to grief...

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V.   The Victorious Conclusion of the Suffering Servant

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Isaiah 53:10 But the Lord was pleased to crush Him, putting Him to grief; If He would render Himself as a guilt offering, He will see His offspring, He will prolong His days, and the good pleasure of the Lord will prosper in His hand.

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Isaiah 53:9 His grave was assigned with wicked men, yet He was with a rich man in His death, because He had done no violence, nor was there any deceit in His mouth.

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Isaiah 53:10 But the Lord was pleased to crush Him, putting Him to grief; If He would render Himself as a guilt offering, He will see His offspring, He will prolong His days, and the good pleasure of the Lord will prosper in His hand.

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Isaiah 53:11 As a result of the anguish of His soul, He will see it and be satisfied; By His knowledge the Righteous One, My Servant, will justify the many, as He will bear their iniquities.

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Isaiah 53:12 Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great, and He will divide the spoils with the strong; Because He poured out Himself to death, and was numbered with the transgressors; Yet He Himself bore the sin of many, and interceded for the transgressors.

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