Question: In Jeremiah 3:8, who did God divorce? Was it the House of Israel (ten northern tribes) only or all twelve tribes? Thank you. Answer: “Then the LORD said to me in the days of Josiah the king, “Have you seen what faithless Israel did? She went up on every high hill and under every…

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Question: Calling a bird of prey from the east, The man who executes My counsel, from a far country. Indeed I have spoken it; I will also bring it to pass. I have purposed it; I will also do it. (Isaiah 46:11) Can you tell me who the “bird of prey” and “the man who executes My counsel” here is?…

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Question: I was told that Isaiah was born in Jerusalem but cannot find the passage to verify it.  Is it true? Answer: We know that Isaiah lived in Jerusalem because the places he was sent to and those who were sent to Isaiah all were in the area of Jerusalem (Isaiah 7:3; 22:15; 37:2). We…

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Question: “And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city” (Isaiah 1:8). What’s so bad about ‘a cottage in a vineyard’ and a ‘lodge in a garden of cucumbers’? Answer: “Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with…

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Question: Currently, I am reading and trying to study the book of Isaiah.  I am really having a hard time trying to understand it though.  I looked on your web site to try to find a break down of it chapter by chapter like you did with the Song of Solomon. I read a chapter every…

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Question: I am a Baptist Sunday school teacher and have a question about Sunday’s lesson.  The title is “A Commitment to Change” and is taken from the book of Isaiah 6:1-8.  My question is: What was Isaiah’s sin which necessitated the live coal being placed on his lips?  I have read chapters one through five but…

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