One-third of the Bible is prophecy, and it has not been wrong yet. 300 prophecies point to the Messiah’s first coming and 400 point to his second coming. In 1947, a scroll of the book of Isaiah, which had been copied 2000 years ago, was found near the Dead Sea. Many of the prophecies about the baby to be born come from Isaiah. The book of Isaiah has 66 chapters, just like the Bible has 66 books. The first 39 chapters, which are the same number of books as the Old Testament, tell of a need for a Savior. The […]
Harper Lee is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the famous book, To Kill a Mockingbird, written in the 1950’s. In recent years, another novel of hers was discovered and released, called Go Set a Watchman. At first, I didn’t understand the meaning of the title until I learned the phrase actually comes from a reference in the book of Isaiah. For thus has the Lord said to me: “Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he sees.” Isaiah 21:6 Much of our literature, art, and culture has Biblical references. A watchman was to be a moral compass, one to keep you on […]