The God Who Comforts

This weekend at Eastbrook Church, we continued our series entitled “What Is God Like?” In this series, we are looking at aspects of God’s character and nature through the eyes of the prophet Isaiah.

My message this weekend looked at Isaiah 40 and was entitled, “The God Who Comforts.” You can listen to my message online at the Eastbrook web-site here. You can also subscribe to the Eastbrook podcast here or follow Eastbrook Church on Twitter.

The message outline is included below.

The Comfort of God in Difficulty (Isaiah 40:1-2)

  • Difficulty and exile
  • Speaking to the heart

The Comfort of God’s Glory (Isaiah 40:3-5)

  • Unexpected places and ways
  • The revelation of the Lord’s glory to all

The Comfort of God’s Word (Isaiah 40:6-8)

  • A picture of human faithfulness
  • God’s faithful words

The Comfort of God’s Mighty Arm (Isaiah 40:9-11)

  • The  Lord’s powerful arm that deals with fears
  • The Lord’s tender arms that carry us

The Comfort of God’s Nature (Isaiah 40:12-26)

  • God and the created world
  • God and the nations and rulers of earth
  • God and idols

The Comfort of God’s Strength (Isaiah 40:27-31)

  • The Lord’s strength and our weakness
  • The Lord’s strength in our weakness

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