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1
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What does the name Isaiah mean?

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Yahweh is salvation

2
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When is Isaiah dated?

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8th or 7th century B.C.

3
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What is the theme of Isaiah?

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The salvation of the LORD

4
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What is a key chapter that shows the theme of Isaiah?

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Chapter 55

5
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Regarding authorship, how do antisupernaturalists get around the precisely fulfilled prophetic portions of Isaiah?

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Some see two (Deutero-Isaiah), three (Trito-Isaiah), or even more authors, some living after the events occurred.

6
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How do some scholars claim that there were multiple authors of Isaiah?

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Style differences, differences in theological content, and doubt concerning the accurate predictions of the future

7
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What are two answers for the issues scholars take with Isaiah’s stylistic differences?

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  1. Different subject matter can influence style.

2. Style changes as writers mature.

8
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Give an answer for the claim of multiple authorship based on theological differences in Isaiah.

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Same author. He’s dealing with judgment in Isaiah 1-39, and grace in 40-66.

9
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What do some scholars take issue with regarding Isaiah’s predictive prophecy?

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He called the redeemer of the captive Israelites in Babylon by name, 150 years before it happened. Cyrus - 44:28, 45:1

10
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Why is predictive prophecy not a problem?

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It is an essential feature of Biblical prophecy. See Micah 5:2 concerning Jesus being born in Bethlehem.

11
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What is the most conclusive New Testament passage supporting Isaiah as the sole author?

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John 12:38-41. Verse 38 quotes Isa 53:1. Verse 40 quotes Isa 6:9-10. Then verse 41 attributes the whole book to Isaiah.

12
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Give a couple other supports for the sole authorship of Isaiah found in the textbook by Archer.

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  1. The heading suggests one author.

2. It’s not likely that the names of the greatest prophets would be lost in history.

13
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What is the subject of Isaiah 53?

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Substitutionary atonement

14
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What do some wrongly say is another benefit that our salvation provides based on Isa 53:5?

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Physical healing. If you have faith you will always be healed. No healing, no faith.

15
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Isa 53:5 contains a medical term for healing, but what is it for, and what is the correct interpretation?

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The healing is for sin. Isa 53 guarantees spiritual healing by trusting in Christ, and provides for our physical healing.