[b-hebrew] Isaiah 53 read within the book as a whole

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Tue May 25 10:02:47 EDT 2004

> Dear Liz,
> >Dear Harold,
> >We'll agree to disagree.
> >I don't believe in end of ages.
> HH: Thinking of history in terms of ages, and in
> terms of an age coming to an end, was common in
> first century Israel, evidently:
It probably started around the time of Daniel in the
Hellenistic period.
I'm stuck in the Persian period tho, and the end times
hadn't been invented yet.
I think your references refer to the afterlife, however.
Anyway, they're 1st century ce., not 6th bce.
> Matt. 12:32 Anyone who speaks a word against the
> Son of Man will be forgiven, but anyone who
> speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be
> forgiven, either in this age or in the age to
> come.
> Matt. 13:39 and the enemy who sows them is the
> devil. The harvest is the *end of the age,* and
> the harvesters are angels.
> Matt. 13:40 ¶  "As the weeds are pulled up and
> burned in the fire, so it will be at the *end of
> the age.*
> Matt. 13:49 This is how it will be at the *end of
> the age.* The angels will come and separate the
> wicked from the righteous
> Matt. 24:3 ¶ As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of
> Olives, the disciples came to him privately.
> "Tell us," they said,  "when will this happen,
> and what will be the sign of your coming and of
> the *end of the age?"*
> Matt. 28:20 and teaching them to obey everything
> I have commanded you. And surely I am with you
> always, to the very *end of the age."*
> Mark 10:30 will fail to receive a hundred times
> as much in this present age (homes, brothers,
> sisters, mothers, children and fields - and with
> them, persecutions) and in the age to come,
> eternal life.
> Luke 20:34 ¶ Jesus replied,  "The people of this
> age marry and are given in marriage.
> Luke 20:35 But those who are considered worthy of
> taking part in that age and in the resurrection
> from the dead will neither marry nor be given in
> marriage,
> 1Cor. 1:20 ¶ Where is the wise man? Where is the
> scholar? Where is the philosopher of this age?
> Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
> 1Cor. 2:6 ¶ We do, however, speak a message of
> wisdom among the mature, but not the wisdom of
> this age or of the rulers of this age, who are
> coming to nothing.
> 1Cor. 2:8 None of the rulers of this age
> understood it, for if they had, they would not
> have crucified the Lord of glory.
> 1Cor. 3:18 ¶ Do not deceive yourselves. If any
> one of you thinks he is wise by the standards of
> this age, he should become a "fool" so that he
> may become wise.
> 2Cor. 4:4 The god of this age has blinded the
> minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the
> light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who
> is the image of God.
> Gal. 1:4 who gave himself for our sins to rescue
> us from the present evil age, according to the
> will of our God and Father,
> Eph. 1:21 far above all rule and authority, power
> and dominion, and every title that can be given,
> not only in the present age but also in the one
> to come.
> 1Tim. 6:19 In this way they will lay up treasure
> for themselves as a firm foundation for the
> coming age, so that they may take hold of the
> life that is truly life.
> Titus 2:12 It teaches us to say "No" to
> ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live
> self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this
> present age,
> Heb. 6:5 who have tasted the goodness of the word
> of God and the powers of the coming age,
> 					Yours,
> 					Harold Holmyard
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