Isaiah 40: The word of our God stands forever

Isaiah 40:6-9

1. The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever

Isaiah 40:6-9
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The voice said, "Cry out!" And he said, "What shall I cry?" "All flesh is grass, And all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.
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The grass withers, the flower fades, Because the breath of the LORD blows upon it; Surely the people are grass.
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The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever."
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O Zion, You who bring good tidings, Get up into the high mountain; O Jerusalem, You who bring good tidings, Lift up your voice with strength, Lift it up, be not afraid; Say to the cities of Judah, "Behold your God!"

  1. What is all flesh like?
    • Isaiah 40:6
      The voice said, "Cry out!" And he said, "What shall I cry?" "All flesh is grass, And all its loveliness is like the flower of the field.
  2. a.  What happens to the flower?
    b.  What are people like?
    • Isaiah 40:7
      The grass withers, the flower fades, Because the breath of the LORD blows upon it; Surely the people are grass.
  3. What happens to grass?
    • Isaiah 40:8
      The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever."
  4. What abides forever?
    • Isaiah 40:8
      The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever."