ISRAEL CONFESSES THE SERVANT’S VICARIOUS ATONEMENT (PART 1)

ISAIAH 53:4-6

  1. A NOW ENLIGHTENED PEOPLE RECOGNIZE THE MISTAKEN ESTIMATION THEY HAD OF THE SUFFERINGS OF THE SERVANT (53:4)
    1. They Had Estimated That God Had Judged Jesus Of Nazareth
      1. He Was “Stricken”
      2. He Was “Smitten”
      3. He Was “Afflicted”
    2. Their Estimation Was Partially Correct
  2. A NOW ENLIGHTENED PEOPLE RECOGNIZE THE VICARIOUS SATISFACTION OF GOD’S JUSTICE THROUGH THE SUFFERINGS OF THE SERVANT (53:4-6)
    1. The Contrast In The Pronouns Reveals This Particular Recognition
    2. The Meaning Of Vicarious Suffering
      1. The Doctrine Of Substitution
      2. The Doctrine Of Atonement
        1. Note How Many Words For Sin & Sin’s Consequences Appear In This Stanza
        2. Anyone Who By Faith, Appropriates The Confession Of This Stanza For Themselves Can Rest Assured That God Has Absolutely Not One Thing Against Him