Comfort My People . . . Here is Your God Part II

Summary

Scripture Reference: Isaiah 40

Insight

Background/Context

  • Jerusalem - threat of violence and fear from other nations building up around them
  • Follows Babylonian captivity (V2) "comfort my people . . ."

WHO HAS MORE POWER THAN GOD?

  • (v12-20) His immensity/Omniscience/Omnipresence/Omnipotence
    • (v12) "measured"; "marked off"; "calculated"; "weighed"
      • His understanding 
    • (v13-14) "directed"; "consult"; "taught"; "informed"
      • He requires of no one or from no thing
  • (v15-17) His Significance
    • "drop from a bucket"; "speck of dust"' "fine dust"; "not enough to burn"; "nothing"; "less than nothing and meaningless"

WHO HAS MORE AUTHORITY THAN GOD?

  • Sovereign over rulers (v21)
    • No one has a higher seating or authority than God
  • Sovereign over idols (v18-20)
  • Sovereign over all of creation (v21-26)
    • He maintains everything and holds it all in course

WHO HAS MORE COMPASSION THAN GOD? 

  • (v27) He sees you
    • He knows your pain, fear, and circumstances
  • (v28-29) He strengthens you
  • (v30) He sustains you
    • THIS IS YOUR GOD!