Isaiah 49:3 He said to Me, “You are My Servant, Israel,
In Whom I will show My glory.”
Isaiah is prophesying of Jesus our Lord – the Messiah of Israel. He was God’s ultimate servant. All the prophets served God, but none as greatly as the Messiah did.
God did show His glory in Messiah, and is still doing so – and will be doing so throughout all eternity. Messiah’s rule was “the administration suitable to the fulness of times” as Paul writes:
Ephesians 1:10 with a view to an administration suitable to the fullness of the times, that is, the summing up of all things in Christ, things in the heavens and things on the earth…
The purpose of this blog is to proclaim Jesus Christ in terms familiar to those who read the Bible, and to help others become more familiar with the Bible. For those unfamiliar with the Bible, see the blog A Nonchurchgoer’s Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.
Scripture quotations taken from the NASB, unless otherwise noted. (In the NASB New Testament, quotations of the Old Testament are rendered in all capital letters in order to make them easier to identify.)