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  1. ISAIAH CHAPTER NINE

  2. KINGS OF JUDAH AND ISRAEL UNITED KINGDOM SAUL (1050-1010BC) DAVID (1010-970BC) SOLOMON (970-931BC) DIVIDED KINGDOM JUDAH ISRAEL REHOBOAM (931-914BC)? JEROBOAM I (931-910BC)? ABIJAM (914-911BC)? NADAB (910-909BC)? ASA (911-871BC)? BAASHA (909-886BC)? ELAH (886BC)? ZIMRI (885BC)? OMRI (885-874BC)? AHAB (874-853BC)? JEHOSHAPHAT (871-849BC)? AHAZIAH (853-852BC)? JEHORAM (849-842BC)? JEHORAM (852-841BC)? AHAZIAH (842-836BC)? JEHU (841-813BC)? JEHOAHAZ (814-798BC)? JOASH (836-796BC)? JOASH (798-793BC)?

  3. OUTLINE ISAIAH CHAPTER NINE PROPHECY OF THE MESSIAH THE MESSIAH IS REPRESENTED AS A GREAT LIGHT V. 1-3 THE LORD WILL BRING DELIVERANCE AND PEACE V. 4-5 HIS NAME IS WONDERFUL, COUNSELOR, MIGHTY GOD, EVERLASTING FATHER, PRINCE OF PEACE HIS KINGDOM IS UNIVERSAL AND EVERLASTING V. 6-7 JUDGMENTS TO COME UPON ISRAEL AND JUDAH V. 8-21

  4. READ: ISAIAH 9:1-3 1 Nevertheless the gloom will not be upon her who is distressed, As when at first He lightly esteemed The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, And afterward more heavily oppressed her, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, In Galilee of the Gentiles. 2 The people who walked in darkness Have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined. 3 You have multiplied the nation And increased its joy; They rejoice before You According to the joy of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil.

  5. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 1 Nevertheless the gloom will not be upon her who is distressed, As when at first He lightly esteemed The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, And afterward more heavily oppressed her, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, In Galilee of the Gentiles. 2 The people who walked in darkness Have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined. 3 You have multiplied the nation And increased its joy; They rejoice before You According to the joy of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil. WHAT HAPPENED TO ZEBULUN AND NAPTHALI? WHY? WHEN WERE THEY LIGHTLY ESTEEMED? WHY WERE THEY HEAVILY OPPRESSED? BY WHOM? WHAT DID THE PEOPLE WHO WALKED IN DARKNESS, SEE?

  6. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 WHAT HAPPENED TO ZEBULUN AND NAPTHALI? WHY? READ: JUDGES 1:30-35 30 Zebulun did not drive out the inhabitants of Kitron or the inhabitants of Nahalol; so the Canaanites dwelt among them, and were put under tribute. 31 Asher did not drive out the inhabitants of Acco or the inhabitants of Sidon, or of Ahlab, Achzib, Helbah, Aphik, or Rehob. 32 So the Asherites dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land; for they did not drive them out. 33 Naphtali did not drive out the inhabitants of Beth Shemeshor the inhabitants of Beth Anath; but they dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land. Nevertheless the inhabitants of Beth Shemesh and Beth Anath were put under tribute to them. 34 The Amorites forced the children of Dan into the mountains, for they would not allow them to come down to the valley; 35 The Amorites were determined to dwell in Mount Heres, in Aijalon, and in Shaalbim; yet when the strength of the house of Joseph became greater, they were put under tribute. NKJV

  7. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 1 Nevertheless the gloom will not be upon her who is distressed, As when at first He lightly esteemed The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, And afterward more heavily oppressed her, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, In Galilee of the Gentiles. WHAT HAPPENED TO ZEBULUN AND NAPTHALI? WHY? WHEN WERE THEY LIGHTLY ESTEEMED? READ: 1 SAMUEL 2:30 30 The LORD God of Israel says: ‘I saidindeed that your house and the house of your father would walk before Me forever.' But now the LORD says: 'Far be it from Me; for those who honor Me I will honor, and those who despise Me shall be lightly esteemed. NKJV WHAT DID SOLOMON DO? READ: 1 KINGS 9:11 11 Hiram the king of Tyre had supplied Solomon with cedar and cypress and gold, as much as he desired. And King Solomon gave Hiram twenty cities in the land of Galilee. NKJV

  8. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 1 Nevertheless the gloom will not be upon her who is distressed, As when at first He lightly esteemed The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, And afterward more heavily oppressed her, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, In Galilee of the Gentiles. WHAT HAPPENED WHEN KING SOLOMON DIED? WHAT DID THE YOUNG MEN SAY TO REHOBOAM? READ: 1 KINGS 12:10 10 The young men who had grown up with him spoke to him, saying, "Thus you should speak to this people who have spoken to you, saying, 'Your father made our yoke heavy, but you make it lighter on us' — thus you shall say to them: 'Mylittle finger shall be thicker than my father's waist! NKJV WHAT DID BEN-HADAD DO? READ: 1 KINGS 15:20 20 Ben-Hadad heeded King Asa, and sent the captains of his armies against the cities of Israel. He attacked Ijon, Dan, Abel BethMaachah, and all Chinneroth, with all the land of Naphtali. NKJV

  9. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 1 Nevertheless the gloom will not be upon her who is distressed, As when at first He lightly esteemed The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, And afterward more heavily oppressed her, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, In Galilee of the Gentiles. WHY WERE THEY HEAVILY OPPRESSED? BY WHOM? READ: 2 KINGS 15:29 29 In the days of Pekah king of Israel, Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria came and took Ijon, Abel Beth Maachah, Janoah, Kedesh, Hazor, Gilead, and Galilee, all the land of Naphtali; and he carried them captive to Assyria. NKJV READ: 2 KINGS 17:24 24 The king of Assyria brought people from Babylon, Cuthah, Ava, Hamath, and from Sepharvaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the children of Israel; and they took possession of Samaria and dwelt in its cities. NKJV

  10. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 1 Nevertheless the gloom will not be upon her who is distressed, As when at first He lightly esteemed The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, And afterward more heavily oppressed her, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, In Galilee of the Gentiles. WHY WERE THEY HEAVILY OPPRESSED? BY WHOM? READ: 1 CHRONICLES 5:26 26 The God of Israel stirred up the spirit of Pul king of Assyria, that is, Tiglath-Pileser king of Assyria. He carried the Reubenites, the Gadites, and the half-tribe of Manasseh into captivity. He took them to Halah, Habor, Hara, and the river of Gozan to this day. NKJV WHAT DID NEHEMIAH SAY ABOUT THE FORMER GOVERNORS? READ: NEHEMIAH 5:15 15 The former governors who were before me laid burdens on the people, and took from them bread and wine, besides forty shekels of silver. Yes, even their servants bore rule over the people, but I did not do so, because of the fear of God. NKJV

  11. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 2 The people who walked in darkness Have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined. 3 You have multiplied the nation And increased its joy; They rejoice before You According to the joy of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil. WHY DID THEY WALK IN DARKNESS? WHAT IS THIS SHADOW OF DEATH? HOW DID DAVID VIEW THE SHADOW OF DEATH? WHAT DID THEY SEE?

  12. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 2 The people who walked in darkness Have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined. WHY DID THEY WALK IN DARKNESS? READ: PSALMS 82:5 5 They do not know, nor do they understand; They walk about in darkness; All the foundations of the earth are unstable. NKJV READ: PSALMS 107:10-14 10 Those who sat in darkness and in the shadow of death, Bound in affliction and irons — 11 Because they rebelled against the words of God, And despised the counsel of the Most High, 12 Therefore He brought down their heart with labor; They fell down, and there was none to help. 13 Then they cried out to the LORD in their trouble, And He saved them out of their distresses. 14 He brought them out of darkness and the shadow of death, And broke their chains in pieces. NKJV

  13. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 2 The people who walked in darkness Have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined. WHAT IS THIS SHADOW OF DEATH? READ: JOB 10:21 21 I go to the place from which I shall not return, To the land of darkness and the shadow of death, NKJV READ: JOB 38:17 17 Have the gates of death been revealed to you? Or have you seen the doors of the shadow of death? NKJV

  14. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 2 The people who walked in darkness Have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined. HOW DID DAVID VIEW THE SHADOW OF DEATH? READ: PSALMS 23:1-4 1 The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. 2 He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. 3 He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness For His name's sake. 4 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; For You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. NKJV

  15. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 2 The people who walked in darkness Have seen a great light; Those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, Upon them a light has shined. WHAT DID THEY SEE? WHAT LIGHT SHINED UPON THEM? READ: PSALMS 27:1 1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid? READ: PSALMS 36:9 9 With You is the fountain of life; In Your light we see light. READ: PSALMS 119:105 105 Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path. NKJV

  16. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 WHAT WAS JOHN SENT FORTH TO DO? TO GIVE LIGHT TO WHOM? READ: LUKE 1:76-79 76 "And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Highest; For you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways, 77 To give knowledge of salvation to His peopleBy the remission of their sins, 78 Through the tender mercy of our God, With which the Dayspring from on high has visited us; 79 To give light to those who sit in darkness and the shadow of death, To guide our feet into the way of peace." NKJV

  17. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 WHO IS THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD? READ: JOHN 8:12 12 Jesus spoke to them again, saying, "I amthe light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life." NKJV WHAT DID PAUL SAY TO THE EPHESIANS? READ: EPHESIANS 5:8-10 8 You were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light 9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, righteousness, and truth), 10 Finding out what is acceptable to the Lord. NKJV

  18. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 WHY DID THE LORD GO TO GALILEE? TO FULFILL THE PROPHECY OF ISAIAH? READ: MATTHEW 4:12-16 12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, He departed to Galilee. 13 Leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is by the sea, in the regions of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14 That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: 15 "The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, By the way of the sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles: 16 The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, And upon those who sat in the region and shadow of deathLight has dawned." NKJV

  19. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 3 You have multiplied the nation And increased its joy; They rejoice before You According to the joy of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil. WHAT NATION DID THE LORD MULTIPLY AND BLESS? WHAT SHOULD THEY REJOICE IN? WHEN DID THE REJOICE IN THE SPOILS?

  20. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 3 You have multiplied the nation And increased its joy; They rejoice before You According to the joy of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil. WHAT NATION DID THE LORD MULTIPLY AND BLESS? WHAT SHOULD THEY REJOICE IN? READ: DEUTERONOMY 12:7 7 There you shall eat before the LORD your God, and you shall rejoice in all to which you have put your hand, you and your households, in which the LORD your God has blessed you. NKJV READ: PSALMS 4:7 7 You have put gladness in my heart, More than in the season that their grain and wine increased. NKJV READ: PSALMS 119:162 162 I rejoice at Your wordAs one who finds great treasure.

  21. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 WHAT NATION DID THE LORD MULTIPLY AND BLESS? WHAT SHOULD THEY REJOICE IN? READ: DEUTERONOMY 14:22-26 22 "Youshall truly tithe all the increase of your grain that the field produces year by year. 23 And you shall eat before the LORD your God, in the place where He chooses to make His name abide, the tithe of your grain and your new wine and your oil, of the firstborn of your herds and your flocks, that you may learn to fear the LORD your God always. 24 But if the journey is too long for you, so that you are not able to carry the tithe, or if the place where the LORD your God chooses to put His name is too far from you, when the LORD your God has blessed you, 25 Then you shall exchange it for money, take the money in your hand, and go to the place which the LORD your God chooses. 26 And you shall spend that money for whatever your heart desires: for oxen or sheep, for wine or similar drink, for whatever your heart desires; you shall eat there before the LORD your God, and you shall rejoice, you and your household. NKJV

  22. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 3 You have multiplied the nation And increased its joy; They rejoice before You According to the joy of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil. WHAT DID THEY REJOICE IN? READ: JOSHUA 22:8 8 Joshua spoke to them, saying, "Returnwith much riches to your tents, with very much livestock, with silver, with gold, with bronze, with iron, and with very much clothing. Divide the spoil of your enemies with your brethren." NKJV

  23. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:1-3 3 You have multiplied the nation And increased its joy; They rejoice before You According to the joy of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil. WHAT DID THEY REJOICE IN? READ: 2 CHRONICLES 20:25-28 25 When Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away their spoil, they found among them an abundance of valuables on the dead bodies, and precious jewelry, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away; and they were three days gathering the spoil because there was so much. 26 And on the fourth day they assembled in the Valley of Berachah, for there they blessed the LORD; therefore the name of that place was called The Valley of Berachah until this day. 27 Then they returned, every man of Judah and Jerusalem, with Jehoshaphat in front of them, to go back to Jerusalem with joy, for the LORD had made them rejoice over their enemies. 28 So they came to Jerusalem, with stringed instruments and harps and trumpets, to the house of the LORD. NKJV

  24. READ: ISAIAH 9:4-5 4 For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. 5 For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire.

  25. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 4 For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. 5 For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire. WHEN DID THE LORD BREAK THE YOKE OF BURDEN? WHAT HAPPENED IN THE DAY OF MIDIAN? WHO MADE THEIR YOKE HEAVY? WHY? WHAT WILL THE LORD DO? WHAT HAPPENED TO THEIR SANDALS AND GARMENTS?

  26. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 4 For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. 5 For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire. WHEN DID THE LORD BREAK THE YOKE OF BURDEN? READ: LEVITICUS 26:13 13 I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that you should not be their slaves; I have broken the bands of your yoke and made you walk upright. NKJV WHO MADE THEIR YOKE HEAVY? WHY? READ: DEUTERONOMY 28:48 48 You shall serve your enemies, whom the LORD will send against you, in hunger, in thirst, in nakedness, and in need of everything; and He will put a yoke of iron on your neck until He has destroyed you. NKJV

  27. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 4 For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. WHAT HAPPENED IN THE DAY OF MIDIAN? READ: JUDGES 7:25 25 They captured two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb. They killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and Zeeb they killed at the winepress of Zeeb. They pursued Midian and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side of the Jordan. NKJV WAS THIS THE LORD’S DOING? READ: JOB 34:24 24 He breaks in pieces mighty men without inquiry, And sets others in their place. NKJV

  28. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 4 For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. WHAT HAPPENED IN THE DAY OF MIDIAN? WHAT DID THEY DO WITH THE PLUNDER OF MIDIAN? READ: JUDGES 8:24-27 24 Gideon said to them, "Iwould like to make a request of you, that each of you would give me the earrings from his plunder." For they had golden earrings, because they were Ishmaelites. 25 They answered, "We will gladly give them." And they spread out a garment, and each man threw into it the earrings from his plunder. 26 Now the weight of the gold earrings that he requested was one thousand seven hundred shekels of gold, besides the crescent ornaments, pendants, and purple robes which were on the kings of Midian, and besides the chains that were around their camels' necks. 27 Then Gideon made it into an ephod and set it up in his city, Ophrah. And all Israel played the harlot with it there. It became a snare to Gideon and to his house. NKJV

  29. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 4 For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. WHO MADE THEIR YOKE HEAVY? SOLOMON? READ: 1 KINGS 12:4 4 "Yourfather made our yoke heavy; now therefore, lighten the burdensome service of your father, and his heavy yoke which he put on us, and we will serve you." NKJV WHAT DID THE KING OF ASSYRIA DO? PUL? READ: 2 KINGS 16:8-9 8 Ahaz took the silver and gold that was found in the house of the LORD, and in the treasuries of the king's house, and sent it as a present to the king of Assyria. 9 So the king of Assyria heeded him; for the king of Assyria went up against Damascus and took it, carried its people captive to Kir, and killed Rezin. NKJV

  30. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 4 For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. WHAT WILL THE LORD DO? WHY? READ: JEREMIAH 2:20 20 "Forof old I have broken your yoke and burst your bonds; And you said, 'I will not transgress,‘ When on every high hill and under every green tree You lay down, playing the harlot. NKJV READ: JEREMIAH 30:8 8 'For it shall come to pass in that day,‘ Says the LORD of hosts, 'That I will break his yoke from your neck, And will burst your bonds; Foreigners shall no more enslave them. NKJV READ: EZEKIEL 30:18 18 At Tehaphnehes the day shall also be darkened, When I break the yokes of Egypt there. And her arrogant strength shall cease in her; As for her, a cloud shall cover her, And her daughters shall go into captivity. NKJV

  31. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 WHAT WILL THE LORD DO WITH BETHLEHEM EPHRATHAH? READ: MICAH 5:2-5 2 "But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Though you are little among the thousands of Judah, Yet out of you shall come forth to Me The One to be Ruler in Israel, Whose goings forth are from of old, From everlasting." 3 Therefore He shall give them up, Until the time that she who is in labor has given birth; Then the remnant of His brethren Shall return to the children of Israel. 4 And He shall stand and feed His flock In the strength of the LORD, In the majesty of the name of the LORD His God; And they shall abide, For now He shall be great To the ends of the earth; 5 And this One shall be peace. Judgment on Israel's Enemies When the Assyrian comes into our land, And when he treads in our palaces, Then we will raise against him Seven shepherds and eight princely men. NKJV

  32. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 4 For You have broken the yoke of his burden And the staff of his shoulder, The rod of his oppressor, As in the day of Midian. WHAT WILL THE LORD DO? WHY? READ: PSALMS 81:6 6 "Iremoved his shoulder from the burden; His hands were freed from the baskets. NKJV READ: NAHUM 1:13 13 I will break off his yoke from you And burst your bonds apart READ: MATTHEW 11:30 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light." NKJV

  33. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 5 For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire. WHAT WILL THE LORD DO WITH THEIR ENEMIES? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THEIR WEAPONS? WHO WILL THE LORD SEND TO BRING PEACE?

  34. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 5 For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire. WHAT WILL THE LORD DO WITH THEIR ENEMIES? READ: JOSHUA 11:6 6 The LORD said to Joshua, "Do not be afraidbecause of them, for tomorrow about this time I will deliver all of them slain before Israel. You shall hamstring their horses and burn their chariots with fire.“ NKJV WHY? READ: PSALMS 46:9-10 9 He makes wars cease to the end of the earth; He breaks the bow and cuts the spear in two; He burns the chariot in the fire. 10 Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! NKJV

  35. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 5 For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire. WHAT WILL THE LORD DO WITH THEIR ENEMIES? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THEIR WEAPONS? READ: EZEKIEL 39:8-10 8 Surely it is coming, and it shall be done," says the Lord GOD. "This is the day of which I have spoken. 9 "Then those who dwell in the cities of Israel will go out and set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and bucklers, the bows and arrows, the javelins and spears; and they will make fires with them for seven years. 10 They will not take wood from the field nor cut down any from the forests, because they will make fires with the weapons; and they will plunder those who plundered them, and pillage those who pillaged them," says the Lord GOD. NKJV

  36. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 5 For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire. WHAT WILL THE LORD DO WITH THEIR ENEMIES? READ: NAHUM 2:13 13 "Behold, I am against you," says the LORD of hosts, "I willburn your chariots in smoke, and the sword shall devour your young lions; I will cut off your prey from the earth, and the voice of your messengers shall be heard no more." NKJV

  37. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:4-5 5 For every warrior's sandal from the noisy battle, And garments rolled in blood, Will be used for burning and fuel of fire. WHO WILL THE LORD SEND TO BRING PEACE? READ: ZECHARIAH 9:9-10 9 "Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout,O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King is coming to you; He is just and having salvation, Lowly and riding on a donkey, A colt, the foal of a donkey. 10 I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim And the horse from Jerusalem; The battle bow shall be cut off. He shall speak peace to the nations; His dominion shall be 'from sea to sea, And from the River to the ends of the earth.' NKJV

  38. READ: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, Upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, To order it and establish it with judgment and justice From that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this.

  39. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. 7 Of the increase of His government and peace There will be no end, Upon the throne of David and over His kingdom, To order it and establish it with judgment and justice From that time forward, even forever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this. WHO IS THIS CHILD? WHAT IS HE CALLED? WONDERFUL- COUNSELOR- MIGHTY GOD EVERLASTING FATHER- PRINCE OF PEACE KING OF KINGS - LORD OF LORDS WHEN DID THE LORD FIRST PLAN FOR THIS CHILD? WHAT IS SAID ABOUT THE KINGDOM OF DAVID? WHO WILL ESTABLISH THIS KINGDOM? WHAT KINGDOM IS THIS?

  40. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHO IS THIS CHILD? WHAT IS HE CALLED? WHY KING OF KINGS? WHY LORD OF LORDS? READ: PSALMS 10:16 16 The LORD is King forever and ever; The nations have perished out of His land. NKJV READ: PSALMS 24:8 8 Who is this King of glory? The LORD strong and mighty, The LORD mighty in battle. NKJV READ: PSALMS 21:5 5 His glory is great in Your salvation; Honor and majesty You have placed upon him. NKJV

  41. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHO IS THIS CHILD? WHAT IS HE CALLED? WHY WONDERFUL? MARVELOUS? READ: PSALMS 72:18 18 Blessed be the LORD God, the God of Israel, Who only does wondrous things! NKJV READ: PSALMS 77:14 14 You are the God who does wonders; You have declared Your strength among the peoples. NKJV READ: PSALMS 86:10 10 You are great, and do wondrous things; You alone are God.

  42. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHO IS THIS CHILD? WHAT IS HE CALLED? WHY WONDERFUL? MARVELOUS? READ: PSALMS 88:10 10 Will You work wonders for the dead? Shall the dead arise and praise You? NKJV READ: PSALMS 89:5 5 The heavens will praise Your wonders, O LORD; Your faithfulness also in the assembly of the saints. NKJV

  43. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHO IS THIS CHILD? WHAT IS HE CALLED? WHY WONDERFUL? MARVELOUS? READ: PSALMS 98:1 1 Oh, sing to the LORD a new song! For He has done marvelous things; His right hand and His holy arm have gained Him the victory. NKJV READ: PSALMS 118:23 23 This was the LORD‘S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. READ: PSALMS 139:14 14 I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well.

  44. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHO IS THIS CHILD? WHAT IS HE CALLED? WHY PRINCE OF PEACE? READ: JEREMIAH 33:6 6 Behold, I will bring it health and healing; I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth. NKJV READ: MICAH 5:4-5 4 He shall stand and feed His flock In the strength of the LORD, In the majesty of the name of the LORD His God; And they shall abide, For now He shall be great To the ends of the earth; 5 And this One shall be peace. NKJV

  45. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHEN DID THE LORD FIRST PLAN FOR THIS CHILD? READ: GENESIS 3:15 15 I will put enmity Between you and the woman, And between your seed and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, And you shall bruise His heel." NKJV READ: PSALMS 90:2 2 Before the mountains were brought forth, Or ever You had formed the earth and the world, Even from everlasting to everlasting You are God. NKJV WHY CALL ISRAEL MY SON? MY FIRSTBORN? READ: EXODUS 4:22 22 You shall say to Pharaoh, 'Thus says the LORD: "Israel is Myson, My firstborn. NKJV

  46. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHEN DID THE LORD FIRST PLAN FOR THIS CHILD? READ: JOHN 1:1-2 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. NKJV READ: JOHN 8:58 58 Jesus said to them, "Most assuredly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I AM." NKJV

  47. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHEN DID THE LORD FIRST PLAN FOR THIS CHILD? READ: JOHN 17:4-5 4 I have glorified You on the earth. I have finished the work which You have given Me to do. 5 And now, O Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the world was. NKJV READ: COLOSSIANS 1:17 17 He is before all things, and in Him all things consist.

  48. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 9:6-7 6 For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. WHY DID THE LORD BRING HIS SON INTO THIS WORLD? READ: LUKE 2:11 11 There is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. NKJV READ: LUKE 2:14 14 "Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!" NKJV READ: JOHN 3:16-17 16 God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, That whoever believes in Him should not perish But have everlasting life. 17 God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, But that the world through Him might be saved. NKJV