May 22, 2018

New Exodus Theme in Isaiah

Peter Gentry identifies the following passages in Isaiah as containing New Exodus themes.

Passages in Isaiah Where New Exodus Is the Theme
1.         40:3-5              The Highway in the Wilderness
2.         41:17-20          The Transformation of the Wilderness
3.         42:14-16          Yahweh Leads His People in a way Unknown
4.         43:1-3              Passing through the Waters and the Fire
5.         43:14-21          A Way in the Wilderness
6.         48:20-21          The Exodus from Babylon
7.         49:8-12            The New Entry into the Promised Land
8.         51:9-10            The New Victory at Sea
9.         52:11-12          The New Exodus
10.       55.12-13          Israel Shall Go Out in Joy and Peace

Peter J. Gentry, How to Read and Understand the Biblical Prophets (Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2017), 79-80

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