09-16-2018 Sermon - God's Servant Is A Hearer

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Israel had turned a deaf ear to the Lord, and indeed all of humanity continually does the same. But God's mysterious Servant spoken of in four different passages of Isaiah called the Servant Songs, is the one person who carefully listens and heeds the Word of God! And this Servant is able to teach what he is taught. And we are invited to listen to his Word so that our darkness can be turned to light. The alternative is to continue to walk by the light of the fires we light, that is, by our own light. And this in turn is called walking in darkness. Its end is death. But there is a different end when we tune our ears and hearts to God's Word as faithfully spoken by God's Servant...