God has chosen Israel in this chapter. All is good forever, right? Let’s find out.
“For I will pour water on the thirsty land, and streams on the dry ground;I will pour out my Spirit on your offspring, and my blessing on your descendants.” – Isaiah 44:3
Great, except God is the one who created evil and God has multiple times caused the very drought that he is now fixing. This is only necessary because God has caused harm countless times.
“I am the first and I am the last; apart from me there is no God.” – Isaiah 44:6
God could easily make this clear by simply showing himself instead of using prophets to pass along his message. Imagine how easy it would be for God to achieve all he wanted if only he’d show himself to the people. Instead, this God demands you stop thinking for yourself.
“No one stops to think, no one has the knowledge or understanding to say” – Isaiah 44:19
God only wants you to think if you can for certainty say that your thinking will lead to your worship of God. God doesn’t want you to think because you’ll see through his ruse.
The chapter continues on with Isaiah saying how great God is and how God ends false prophets. Of course Isaiah is going to say these things so he can be seen as a true prophet. Again, God, if he was real, would know this is not the best way to make believers out of people. God would come forth and show himself. If he did, EVERYONE would be a true believer.
Coming Soon: Isaiah – Chapter 45: Untitled