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The King Comes With Comfort

Verses 1,2 The Lord is coming to visit us with great gifts. Verses 3-5 We would surely be embarrassed for a King to see our house as it is, so naturally we must prepare for His coming. This preparation means getting rid of anything that might block His way. Verses 9-11 But we don’t want to prepare only our own house, but let everyone know.

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In Righteousness Jesus Comes Daily Among Sinners

Verses one to five recount the many ways in which God has shown Himself to be faithful and righteous. As Isaiah talks about the goodness of God the sinfulness of man becomes more and more apparent. Isaiah confesses this sin starting at the end of verse five. In verses eight and nine he then pleads for mercy and forgiveness from the Lord.

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