Dr. Reed views the blind servant to Israel and us and shows that like Israel we are still inclined to follow false gods
Dr. Lessing gives an overview of the Advent Sermon Series “Savior of the Nations Come”
By Andrew Bartelt We find ourselves at the third great festival day (LSB 489), having celebrated the resurrection and the ascension of our Lord. Our text takes us to the night he was betrayed, as Jesus anticipates what we now remember as having happened. He is preparing his disciples—and us—for resurrection life after his resurrection ..
By William Carr I struggle with the notion that some part of Isaiah, mainly Isaiah 40 and following, is “addressed to the sixth century,” an idea that conservative commentators also endorse. I know Isaiah is directed to “bind up the testimony, seal the teaching” (8:16), until people wonder of whom they should inquire (8:19), at which time the call ..
The periodical published by the Institute for Biblical Research, known as “Bulletin for Biblical Research” (23/4, 2013), included a positive review of Reed Lessing’s commentary on Isaiah 40-55. Gary Smith of Bethel Seminary writes: “Overall, this is an outstanding and unique commentary with valuable lexical and syntactic notes to help those who need a little ..
In the Word Bible Studies from Concordia Seminary is a unique, complete electronic Bible study-in-a-box. All the materials you need to facilitate the Bible study topic are downloadable – the Student study sheets, the Leader Guides and the video presentations. This series, “Isaiah’s Ancient Song for Today: The Servant Suffers for Straying Sheep,” is presented ..
The Review of Biblical Literature, a publication of the Society of Biblical Literature, published a very positive review of Prof. Reed Lessing’s commentary on Isaiah 40-55 in the Concordia Commentary Series. The entire review is available here, but I’ll provide a few of the highlights and save you the trouble of clicking. The review was written ..
Editor’s Note: This homiletical help is adapted from Concordia Journal, November 1983. By H. Armin Moellering Introduction: “A human being needs comfort. The nursing child crying in its crib, the old man clinging to a beloved hand as he dies; the one coming into the world, the one departing from the world, both need comfort. ..
THE ‘WAY OF THE LORD’ IN THE BOOK OF ISAIAH (Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies). By Bo H. Lim. London/New York: Clark, 2010. x + 201 pages. Hardcover. $110.00. Reviewed by Reed Lessing, Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis, MO. This study is a revision of Lim’s 2006 PhD dissertation done under the supervision of Willem ..