meaning save thou Jehovah or salvation of the Lord, is
believed to have lived c. 740-680 BC, the scope of his writing embracing the
vast epoch from the creation of the heavens and earth to their replacement
by the new heavens and earth foretold in 65:17 ď... behold, I create new
heavens and a new earth ....Ē
includes the Lordís birth, ministry, death, resurrection, and coming
glorious reign, the miracle and magnitude of Divine grace running like a
scarlet thread through the fabric of the book.
the legitimacy of the book and itís human author who wrote as Godís
amanuensis, others more capable than I have effectively dealt with such
matters, so they are not discussed in this commentary, it being assumed that
the average reader doesnít question them.
The study is
presented with the prayer that God will use it for His own glory, and the
blessing of its readers.