The God of All Comfort 

Isaiah 40: 1-5, 21-31

“Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall;
but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary,
they will walk and not be faint.”

– Isaiah 40:30-31

The Servant of the New Creation

Isaiah 42:1-5; 43:14-21

“Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight;
I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations.”

– Isaiah 42:1

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing!
Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.”

– Isaiah 43:18-19

The New Exodus

Isaiah 52

“But you will not leave in haste or go in flight;

for the Lord will go before you,

the God of Israel will be your rear guard.”

– Isaiah 52:12

The New Passover

Isaiah 53

“He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth;

he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth.”

– Isaiah 53:7