Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals
05/23/2024
Your Light Has Come
Isaiah 60Isaiah 60 is an address to the bride of Christ, the holy city of Jerusalem, to 'arise and shine' for the Redeemer has come. We reflect on the Church’s role as a light to the nations, filled with the glory of God. Hear as Reverend Alexander urges us to live for the display of His splendor on
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05/16/2024
Only God Can Deliver
Isaiah 58-59The people are dealing with the problem of unanswered prayer because of their false fasting and sin. God assures them through Isaiah that their godlessness is personal and can only be dealt with through the Lord Himself. Reverend Eric Alexander calls us to repent and experience reconcili
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05/09/2024
He Makes Peace
Isaiah 57In this chapter, the people of God have been false and faithless, but God sends words of hope and encouragement through Isaiah. To the contrite of heart, He will turn away His wrath and bring healing. In this episode of Hear the Word of God, Reverend Alexander delivers a message of peace th
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05/02/2024
Watchmen and Shepherds
Isaiah 56-57At this point in Isaiah, the prophet addresses the leaders of God’s people, chastising them for their failure to lead with wisdom and zeal. We discover what it means to be a watchman or shepherd, faithful to the whole of God’s truths. Reverend Eric Alexander challenges us to be people of
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04/25/2024
Jehovah's Servant
Isaiah 53Isaiah 53 gives us the most amazing picture of God stretching forth His mighty arm to save His people. He bids them to behold His Son, who will fulfill the role of Jehovah’s Servant, to accomplish this redeeming work. Reverend Alexander helps us to understand the mystery of God’s redeeming
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04/18/2024
God Comes to His People
Isaiah 52This episode is a clarion call to 'Awake, Awake, O Zion,' to rise and embrace their splendor as kings rather than slaves. In this chapter leading to the fourth Servant Song, we learn of the salvation that God is going to accomplish as he brings his people out of Babylon. Reverend Eric Alexa
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04/11/2024
Awake and Rise Up
Isaiah 51:1-11bAs we look deeper into Chapter 51, Isaiah prays with great boldness on behalf of Israel, that God would arise, awaken, and ransom His people. God answers his servant’s cry and assures them that He is the covenant God who will never let them go. Reverend Eric Alexander calls us to awak
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04/04/2024
Look and Listen
Isaiah 51:1-11Isaiah now addresses those who have remained faithful among God’s people in Babylon. God urges them to remember their past and promises to restore their joy and bring everlasting salvation. Hear as Reverend Alexander reminds us that God’s power is as great today as it was for His exile
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03/28/2024
The Obedient Servant
Isaiah 50Despite Israel’s sin and unbelief, God prepares to reconcile her to Himself through the obedience of His Servant in this third Servant Song. The servant of Jehovah is described as the well-instructed teacher who faced suffering and humiliation but trusted in God to vindicate Him. Reverend A
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03/21/2024
Engraved on His Hands
Isaiah 49:14-36Israel laments over feeling forsaken, yet God tenderly reassures them of His unfailing love, as a mother to her nursing child. He will bring back His people, increase their numbers, extend salvation to the Gentiles, and contend with their enemies. Reverend Eric Alexander assures us th
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03/14/2024
To the Ends of the Earth
Isaiah 49:1-13In this second of the Servant Songs, we gain further insight into the Messianic prophecies found in Isaiah. Tracing connections to New Testament fulfillment in Jesus Christ, Reverend Eric Alexander highlights God's plan to redeem humanity through the suffering, death, and exaltation of
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03/07/2024
Go Out From Babylon
Isaiah 48Isaiah pleads with the people of Israel to listen and pay attention to God's commands. Despite their stubborn deafness, God responds with infinite patience and jealous regard for His own glory. Let Reverend Alexander inspire you to leave behind worldly distractions, heed God's call, and dis
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02/29/2024
Vengeance is Mine
Isaiah 47God takes vengeance on Babylon for her merciless treatment of His people. In righteous judgment, He meticulously exposes her sin and brings disgrace upon her, teaching us that sin will never ultimately triumph. Reverend Alexander encourages us to fix our eyes on the one God who will ultimat
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02/22/2024
He Carries You
Isaiah 46In Isaiah 46, we are confronted again with the folly of trusting in idols and the unique glory of God as the only Savior. Reverend Eric Alexander contrasts the dead idols of Babylon with the living God who alone creates, sustains, and saves. Be reminded of the mysterious wonder of God’s sal
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02/15/2024
There is No Other
Isaiah 45God reveals His plan for restoring His people by raising up the pagan king of Persia to deliver them from exile. The Sovereign Lord who controls the direction of history will ultimately bring salvation, but woe to him who quarrels with his Maker. Reverend Eric Alexander stirs our hearts to
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02/08/2024
Life in Abundance
Isaiah 44In this chapter, Israel turns to the worship of powerless idols, yet the people are not forgotten. God promises redemption after judgment, the pouring out of His spirit to renew and revive His children. Reverend Eric Alexander offers the believer this same encouragement, as water on a thirs
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02/01/2024
Forget the Former Things
Isaiah 43:14-27On the cusp of exile, the people of Judah remain complacent, seeking God’s forgiveness but not heartfelt worship. Despite their apathy, God promises to do a new work of salvation and remember their sins no more. Reverend Alexander will inspire profound gratitude for the amazing grace
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01/25/2024
God Pursues His People
Isaiah 43:1-13In Isaiah 43, we learn of God's steadfast love and mercy towards His people Israel, despite their continued disobedience. God's repeated gracious initiatives to save and redeem His people foreshadow Christ's ultimate redemptive work. Listen as Reverend Alexander calls believers to excl
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01/11/2024
God’s Perfect Servant
Isaiah 42:1-9Isaiah's prophecies contain some of the clearest visions of Jesus found in the Old Testament. In this illuminating episode, Reverend Eric Alexander explores the four "servant songs" that unveil Christ's character and earthly mission. Gain a renewed understanding of Jesus as the Sufferin
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01/04/2024
Not Forsaken
Isaiah 41In this profound sermon, Reverend Eric Alexander transports us back to 6th century BC Babylon, where the people of Judah languish in exile and despair. Yet God declares through Isaiah that He has not forgotten His people but will raise up Cyrus of Persia to bring them home. At the crossroad
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12/28/2023
Do You Not Know?
Isaiah 40On today's episode of Hear the Word of God, Reverend Alexander continues to unpack the rich tapestry of Isaiah 40, where the foretelling of salvation through the coming of Christ is vividly portrayed. Isaiah reminds hearers that in relation to creation, God is unique, independent, preeminen
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12/21/2023
Two Voices
Isaiah 40Chapter 40 of Isaiah serves as a prologue to the remainder of the book, beginning with one voice calling listeners to prepare for the coming of the Lord of Glory, and a second voice speaking out about the incomparable greatness and gentleness of our sovereign God. Listen as Rev. Alexander p
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12/14/2023
The God of All Comfort
Isaiah 40-66Isaiah's message now turns from warnings of judgment and a call to restoration to one of deliverance and comfort. The promised Messiah, the suffering servant, will lead his people from a bondage greater than either Babylon or Egypt, because he will bear their iniquity. Listen as Reverend
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12/11/2023
Tested and Failing
Isaiah 39Having been faced with opposition from the surrounding nations and his own serious health challenges, Hezekiah is now tested in an unfamiliar area in Chapter 39 of Isaiah. Unprepared for these tests, Hezekiah stumbles at tests of flattery, pride and selfishness, which lead to dire consequen
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