Sermons Notes:The Song of the Barren
Jack Hayford – “Song introduces the rule of His Kingdom and the dominion of His Power”
The Bible tells us that God used music and worship as an accompaniment to His creative power at our beginnings.
Job 38:6-7 What supports its foundations? Or who laid its cornerstone while the morning stars sang together and all the sons of God shouted for joy?
In the Chronicles of Narnia C.S. Lewis says that Aslan sang Narnia into existence.
Notice what the Lord says to Israel …
· Rising up
Worship establishes the rule of God’s Kingdom and dominion of His Power.
The object of our worship is to glorify God!
The God that we glorify delights to birth new life and new growth so that His Life will overflow and touch every land and people.
The ‘barren woman’ is recognized as national Israel.
Isaiah is communicating to God’s people in a time of decline, division, and droopiness.
Psalm 32:7 You are my hiding place; You protect me from trouble.
You surround me with joyful shouts of deliverance. Selah