But he was pierced for our rebellion, crushed for our sins. He was beaten so we could be whole. He was whipped so we could be healed. (Isaiah 53:5 NLT)
As Easter approaches, I am reading through Isaiah 53, reminding myself of what Jesus came to do and how it was foretold many years before.
This is such a beautiful passage. Isaiah is so clearly talking about Jesus that I wonder how any person could read it and not know – or how anyone could know and yet not believe! It breaks my heart that many Muslims love Jesus, but only consider him a prophet. They are so close, but still a million miles away!
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