Isaiah 14

Arlin Sorensen's Thoughts on Scripture

Isaiah 14 has the prophet making it clear that God is in control.  “When the Lord has given you rest from your pain and turmoil and the hard service with which you were made to serve…”.  God has made it clear that His people have been struck with pain and turmoil because of the bad choices they have made.  But they will come through it and when they do, there is a list of things God says they “will” do.  At least five times in the first few verses God tells us how His people will take back their land and restore their place in His sight.

It isn’t a list of things that might happen.  It’s absolute and specific.  And what God says, well it happens.  Those who have afflicted pain on His people are going down.  “But you are brought down to Sheol, to…

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