We shall now listen to Isaiah while he speaks partly of Cyrus, and principally of Christ in—Isaiah 42:1-16.
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This Jesus has done in our case, for we who were sinners of the Gentiles rejoice in his righteousness. Glory be to his name!
Jesus was meek and lowly, and no clamorous fainter for popularity.
The poor, useless, feeble heart, which, like a crushed reed, can yield no music, Jesus binds up; and the soul in which only a spark of grace lingers, and out of which only a smoke of desire arises, he will preserve and fan into a flame. How encouraging is this! Oh, for faith to lay hold upon it!
See what a Saviour we have, and how the Lord is. with him. He works wonders of grace, and why may…
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