Isaiah - Call to Conversion

Mike Drennan SJ highlights some themes found in the book of Isaiah:

  1. The context of the book with its message and for whom it written.
  2. The liturgical presentation and interpretation that is given to us.
  3. Its relevance to our lives now.

For Reflection and Prayer

  • Isaiah 9:2,3 – the people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.
  • Isaiah 9:4,5 – God promises a lifting of burdens and a bright future.
  • Isaiah 7:10-17 - the young woman is with child and shall bear a son.
  • Isaiah 11:1-9 - a shoot shall come from the stump of Jesse.