Comfort in a Troubled World

Talk 1 of 4 in the series: Isaiah 1982 Campus Bible Study given at University of New South Wales.


Sermon Outline

  1. The Plight
    • Disappointed?
    • Israel’s Disappointment
    • Theological Disappointment
  2. The Message of Comfort
    • God’s comfort coming (v1-11)
      • comfort my people (v1-2)
      • voice in wilderness (v3-5)
      • basis of comfort (v6-8)
      • visitation (v9-11)
    •  The Incomparable God (v12-26)
      • creation
      • nations
      • idols
    •  The Plight Answered (v27-31)
      • the plight (v27)
      • perceiving??? God (v28) <-PDJ not sure of this word
      • God’s Power (v29-31)
  3.  The Fulfilment
    • Babylonian Experience
    • People of God
      • comfort (2 Cor 1:3-11)
      • idolatry (Acts 17:27, Is 40:18-20)
    •  Christ Event (2 Cor 1:20)
      • the mind of God (1 Cor 2:16, Rom 12:13, Is 40:13&14)
      • Jesus
        • Coming (Lk 1:76, 2:25, 3:4-6, Is 40:1-3)
        • Shepherd (Jn 10:11, Is 40:11)
        • Universal (Lk 2:30-31, Acts 28:28 Is 40:5)
      • rebirth now (1 Pet 1:23-25, Is 40:7-8)
      • judgement then (Rev 22:12, Is 40:10)
    •  Campus Bible Study
      • distressed
      • comforted

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