Isaiah 43:1(HCSB) Verse Thoughts Despite Israel’s unbelief and apostasy God has never forsaken His people but this promise to the Jewish nation is equally relevant to church age believers, for we too have been created by the Lord – we are a new creation in Christ, children of God, members of Christ’s body and ambassadors of heaven. There is nothing that will ever stop God from calling you by name. Loving Shepherd of the sheep, thank You for Your gracious promises, not only to Israel but to Your new creation in Christ. A charge given—"Fear not." (1) But now . Created - That made thee his people, and that in so miraculous a manner as if he had created thee a second time.Redeemed - From the Egyptians. (Read Isaiah 43:1-7) God's favour and good-will to his people speak abundant comfort to all believers. First, creation, like that of formless matter out of nought; then, formation, or putting of the formless matter into shape; thirdly, redemption, or making them all his own; lastly, calling them by their name, and so conferring on them a proud and enviable distinction. (b) When you see dangers and conspiracies on all sides, remember this benefit and the love of your God, and it will encourage you. Thus the deliverance of the Jews from Egyptian bondage is sometimes spoken of as a redemption (Exodus 6:6; Exodus 15:13; compare Genesis 18:16; Isaiah 29:22; Isaiah 44:23; Jeremiah 31:11; see the note at Isaiah 1:27). it is not something that we put on from the outside but something that comes from within. For important context, read Isaiah 42:18-25. It would follow from that, that they must be redeemed from their captivity, and be restored again to their land. Fear not - This is to be understood as addressed to them when suffering the evils of the captivity of Babylon. Fear Not Introduction Isaiah 43:1 But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. created—not only in the general sense, but specially created as a peculiar people unto Himself (Isa 43:7, 15, 21; Isa 44:2, 21, 24). Live the abundant life that he desires you to live: one without fear and without bondage. Isaiah 43:2 " When thou passest through the waters, I [will be] with thee; and through the rivers, they … When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you;when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. 43 But now, this is what the Lord says—. “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. The word 'created' is used here to denote the idea that, as the special people of God, they owed their origin to him, as the universe owed its origin to his creative power. But now thus saith the LORD that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called. Isaiah 43:1-7 This Sunday is what is known as The Baptism of Our Lord Sunday. Isaiah 43:1. Here it means that God had particularly designated them to be his people. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. He foretelleth them the destruction of Babylon, and a new deliverance of his people, Isaiah 43:14-21; whose sins, Isaiah 43:22-24, against God’s mercies, render them inexcusable, Isaiah 43:25-28. The LORD then brings the people forth as a witness that H… i. The Lord that created thee.—The title implies something more than “the Maker of heaven and earth.” Jehovah has created Israel as specially answering, as other created things did, to an archetype in His own purpose. Israel is first exhorted not to fear (43:1-7) because God formed them and called them in the past; and because they are precious to Him they will be regathered from the whole earth. Babylon was to be the ransom in this case, that is, was to be destroyed, in order that they might be delivered; so Christ became a curse, doomed to death, that we might be redeemed. He will heal you. 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. For I have redeemed thee - The word גאל gā'al means properly "to redeem," to ransom by means of a price, or a valuable consideration, as of captives taken in war; or to redeem a farm that was sold, by paying back the price. Isaiah 43:7 Even every one that is called by my name: for I have created him for my glory, I have formed him; yes, I have made him. Now this is what the Lord says- the One who created you, Jacob, and the One who formed you, Israel- "Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine. I. Fear Not. Thou art mine - They were his, because he had formed them as a people, and had originated their institutions; because he had redeemed them, and because he had particularly designated them as his. A Succession of Arguments Wherein Israel May Be Assured that, Notwithstanding Their Perversity towards God (Isa 42:25), He Will Deliver and Restore Them. Isaiah 43:1-7 1 But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. He bought us with a price, so God can rightfully declare, you are MINE. This chapter "refers mainly to the promised deliverance from Babylon". (Isaiah 43:1-2) We discover here two special truths about God's relationship with man that have much to do with understanding God's will. BUT now, thus says Jehovah, your Creator, O Jacob, and your Former, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed you, I have called you by your name; you art Mine. The same word occurs in Isaiah 43:7, and again in Isaiah 43:15, 'I am Yahweh - the Creator of Israel, your king' (see also Isaiah 44:1; compare Psalm 100:3). WE have been bought with a price – and the required redemption price for our souls was the life of Christ, poured out for us at Calvary by our kinsman-redeemer - and the price has been paid in FULL. Despite Israel’s unbelief and apostasy God has never forsaken His people but this promise to the Jewish nation is equally relevant to church age believers, for we too have been created by the Lord – we are a new creation in Christ, children of God, members of Christ’s body and ambassadors of heaven. The Old Testament reading for this week is taken from that portion of Isaiah that is often called “Second Isaiah.” Although very few traces of the prophet’s identity can be found in Isaiah 40-55, the period of Second Isaiah’s ministry is located with some confidence in the late sixth century, the time when Judah was … Continue reading "Commentary on Isaiah 43:16-21" called … by … name—not merely "called" in general, as in Isa 42:6; 48:12; 51:2, but designated as His own peculiar people (compare Isa 45:3, 4; Ex 32:1; 33:12; Joh 10:3).Promises to protect and enlarge the church, Isaiah 43:1-7. This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Isaiah, and is one of the Books of the Prophets. He has organized it; he has appointed its special institutions; he has redeemed it with precious blood; and he has called his people by name, and designated them as his own. It is a day to remember both our own baptisms and the baptism of Christ in the Jordan River. He bought us with a price, so God can rightfully declare. Isaiah 43:1. such as are redeemed by Christ, and called by his grace, they are his Father's gift, and his own purchase; they voluntarily give up themselves to him, under the influence of his Spirit and grace; they are his by profession and possession; they are his portion, people, sheep, and spouse; and his interest in them, and theirs in him, serve to prevent fear; such need not fear wanting anything, nor any enemy, nor … After 39 chapters of narrative, the Book of Isaiah makes a dramatic shift: it becomes a book of poetry. The words, “Don’t be afraid,” appear frequently in … It is here that the message focuses on the idea of the Servant as the nation. Isaiah is encouraging them to begin to sing praises now, because they know that God keeps His promises. 1. ( Isa 43:1) Fear not, knowing you belong to the LORD. Isaiah 43:1-7 NIV Isaiah 43:1 But now, this is what the LORD says-- he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: "Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. I have redeemed thee from the Egyptians, and divers other enemies; and therefore I will redeem thee again. O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel— Jacob and Israel are here to be understood mystically, of the true and spiritual Israel; for they are not all … 1. a new day at hand isaiah 43:1-7. michael gutknecht. That created thee; that made, thee his people, and that in so miraculous a manner, as if he had created thee a second time out of nothing; and therefore he will be gracious to his own workmanship. I have called thee by thy name - 'To call by name' denotes intimacy of friendship. The Jews had become spiritually blind and rebellious. They should be redeemed from captivity, and restored again to the land of their fathers. What does God’s calling a man by His name imply? Isaiah 43:1-3. What does God’s calling a man by his name imply? But now—notwithstanding God's past just judgments for Israel's sins. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will … a. Isaiah 43 is the forty-third chapter of the Book of Isaiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. These words of comfort, spoken by God to the nation of Israel, can equally be applied to Christians today –, It is said throughout the Scripture that the phrase “. He will protect you. god’s wonderful promises from isaiah 43:1-5 many wonderful promises can be found in just the first 5 verses in the 43rd chapter of the book of isaiah. Isaiah 43:21 This people have I formed for myself; they shall show forth my praise. In the first one the LORD promises to regather His undeserving nation (servant) and renew them. God says to Israel, “You are precious in my eyes, you are honored, and I have loved you” (verse 4). By thy name; by the name of God’s people, which was as proper and peculiar to them as the name of Israel. Isaiah 42:11 "Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up [their voice], the villages [that] Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains." Isaiah 43:1. (a) After these threatenings he promises deliverance to his Church, because he has regenerated them, adopted them, and called them. In Isaiah 43:16-17, Israel is told to look to the past by remembering the great things God did for them at the Red Sea. ), by comfort and consolation.Israel is assured that God has not cast him off, and promised the comfort of the Divine presence during the existing tribulation (verse 2), and. He will redeem you. Compare Exodus 31:2, where God says that he had designated 'by name' Bezaleel to the work of constructing the tabernacle. It is a fascinating – and instructive – switch between Isaiah 43:16-17 and Isaiah 43:18. Isa 43:1-28. he who formed you, O Israel: n “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; . The same thing may be said of his church now; and in a still more important sense, that church is his. He will forgive you. What a poignant portrait of the sinless Lamb of God, Who was wounded for our transgressions and bruised for our iniquity so that He could die, an ignominious death, as the sacrifice for our sin. It is not improbable, however, that wherever redemption is spoken of in the Scriptures, even in the most general manner, and as denoting deliverance from danger, oppression, or captivity, there is still retained the idea of a ransom in some form; a price paid; a valuable consideration; or something that was given in the place of that which was redeemed, and which answered the purpose of a valuable consideration, or a public reason of the deliverance. So believers, "created in Christ Jesus" (Eph 2:10), "a peculiar people" (1Pe 2:9). A RENEWED PROMISE TO ISRAEL OF PROTECTION AND DELIVERANCE.Severe rebuke (Isaiah 42:18-25) is followed, as so often in Isaiah (Isaiah 1:25-27; Isaiah 4:2-6; Isaiah 9:1-16, etc. It means that, as a people, their institutions, laws, customs, and privileges, and whatever they had that was valuable, were all to be traced to him. Thank You that Your promises to all Your children are “Yes” and “Amen” in Christ, in Whose name we pray, AMEN. A righteous, godly fear the believer may have; but the cowardice of the world, which is loud to boast, and slow to act, and quick to doubt—which is prone to distrust even the Almighty and disbelieve the All-true—this he must never know. “Don’t be afraid, for I have redeemed you” (v. 1c). I’ve called your name. Despite Israel’s unbelief and apostasy God has never forsaken His people but this promise to the Jewish nation is equally relevant to church age believers, for we too have been created by the Lord – we are a new creation in Christ, children of God, members of Christ’s body and ambassadors of heaven. It is said in Scripture that God knows every star by name – but we are His children and the sheep of His pasture. But now thus saith the Lord; but notwithstanding thy gross insensibleness under former judgments, for which I might justly send far heavier ones upon thee, yet I will deal mercifully with thee. These words of comfort, spoken by God to the nation of Israel, can equally be applied to Christians today – Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine. God appealeth to them as witnesses of his power and knowledge, Isaiah 43:8-13. thee redeemed thee... called thee by thy name. Isaiah 43 43 1 But now thus saith the Lord that created thee, O Jacob, and he that formed thee, O Israel, Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. A. 43 But now thus says the Lord, m he who created you, O Jacob, . It is used because the names 'Jacob' and 'Israel' in the singular number are applied to the people. ... “now i know what you mean, and i will tell you the secret. Isaiah 43:1-7. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior. That created thee - The word 'thee' is used here evidently in a collective sense as denoting the Jewish people. All who are redeemed with the blood of his Son, he has set apart for himself. Just now referred to, the bringing of Israel out of Egypt, and through the Red sea, and the drowning of Pharaoh and his army in it; for though these things were worthy to be remembered with thankfulness and praise, and to the glory of God, and for the encouragement of faith, yet not in comparison of what was hereafter to be done; meaning, not the redemption from Babylon, unless as a type of spiritual and … What does it mean to be precious? 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. Verses 1-28. But knowing how the context of Isaiah changes in chapter 40 helps us understand what it meant when it… So in all notions of redemption; as, e. g., God destroyed the life of the great Redeemer, or caused him to be put to death, in order that his chosen people might be saved. But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, and He who formed you, O Israel: "Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine." 1• God is Our Creator … Indeed, He not only knows us each by name, but He also calls us by name, for He is the good Shepherd of the sheep, Who gave His life for His little flock. .—The outpouring of love that follows is contrasted with the wrath of the preceding verse. THE EXPLANATION of Isaiah Chapter 43 (Note: Rev. His call had not been general, addressed to the nations at large, but had been addressed to them in particular. The Hebrew means to ransom by a price paid in lieu of the captives (compare Isa 43:3). Let us not only read these words of comfort but let us meditate on them and wholeheartedly believe them, for the One Who created us in Christ Jesus has also said: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine. Reasons not to fear. II. We are not to fear, for though we were dead in our sins and eternally separated from the Lord, He has redeemed us with the precious blood of Jesus Christ. It is said throughout the Scripture that the phrase “fear not” appears 366 times – one for each day of the year and one for leap year but whenever God sees fit to repeat the words, “fear not” so frequently, should we not pay heed to His command? Isaiah 43:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Isaiah 43:1, NIV: "But now, this is what the LORD says-- he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: 'Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine." . o I have called you by name, you are mine. Called thee - By the name of God's people, which was as proper and peculiar to them, as the name of Israel. Rest in the fact that you are 100% a child of the King. Isaiah 43:15 I am the LORD, your Holy One, the creator of Israel, your King. "Fear not" is an admonition that is found numerous times in Scripture. Created thee... formed. 43 But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine. Isaiah 44:2 Maker, lover, and redeemer, God will pay any price and overcome every obstacle to be reunited with God’s own. But from chapter 40–55, Isaiah is speaking to those who are currently living in captivity. Chapters 40–55 are known as "Deutero-Isaiah" and date from the time of the Israelites' exile in Babylon. The new creature, wherever it is, is of God's forming. “You are mine” means also “I have ransomed you” (43:1). Smithson's translation of the Isaiah text is appended below the explanation.1. It is sometimes used, however, to denote deliverance from danger or bondage without specifying any price that was paid as a ransom. EXPOSITION. 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