Christ sheweth who he is,
Isaiah 63:1 'Who [is] this coming from Edom? With dyed garments from Bozrah? This that is honourable in his clothing, Travelling in the abundance of his power?''I, speaking in righteousness, mighty to save.'
what his victory over his enemies,
Isaiah 63:2 'Wherefore [is] thy clothing red? And thy garments as treading in a wine fat?' Isaiah 63:3 'A wine-press I have trodden by myself, And of the peoples there is no one with me, And I tread them in mine anger, And I trample them in my fury, Sprinkled is their strength on my garments, And all my clothing I have polluted. Isaiah 63:4 For the day of vengeance [is] in my heart, And the year of my redeemed hath come. Isaiah 63:5 And I look attentively, and there is none helping, And I am astonished that there is none supporting, And give salvation to me doth mine own arm. And my wrathit hath supported me. Isaiah 63:6 And I tread down peoples in mine anger, And I make them drunk in my fury, And I bring down to earth their strength.
and what his mercy toward his Church.
Isaiah 63:7 The kind acts of Jehovah I make mention of, The praises of Jehovah, According to all that Jehovah hath done for us, And the abundance of the goodness to the house of Israel, That He hath done for them, According to His mercies, And according to the abundance of His kind acts. Isaiah 63:8 And He saith, Only My people they [are], Sonsthey lie not, and He is to them for a saviour. Isaiah 63:9 In all their distress [He is] no adversary, And the messenger of His presence saved them, In His love and in His pity He redeemed them, And He doth lift them up, And beareth them all the days of old.
In his just wrath he remembereth his free mercy.
Isaiah 63:10 And they have rebelled and grieved His Holy Spirit, And He turneth to them for an enemy, He Himself hath fought against them. Isaiah 63:11 And He remembereth the days of old, Moseshis people. Where [is] He who is bringing them up from the sea, The shepherd of his flock? Where [is] He who is putting in its midst His Holy Spirit? Isaiah 63:12 Leading by the right hand of Moses, the arm of His glory, Cleaving waters from before them, To make to Himself a name age-during. Isaiah 63:13 Leading them through the depths, As a horse in a plain they stumble not. Isaiah 63:14 As a beast into a valley goeth down, The Spirit of Jehovah causeth him to rest, So hast Thou led Thy people, To make to Thyself a glorious name.
The Church in their prayer,
Isaiah 63:15 Look attentively from the heavens, And see from Thy holy and beauteous habitation, Where [is] Thy zeal and Thy might? The multitude of Thy bowels and Thy mercies Towards me have refrained themselves. Isaiah 63:16 For Thou [art] our Father, For Abraham hath not known us, And Israel doth not acknowledge us, Thou, O Jehovah, [art] our Father, Our redeemer from the age, [is] Thy name.
and complaint, profess their faith.
Isaiah 63:17 Why causest Thou us to wander, O Jehovah, from Thy ways? Thou hardenest our heart from Thy fear, Turn back for Thy servants' sake, The tribes of Thine inheritance. Isaiah 63:18 For a little while did Thy holy people possess, Our adversaries have trodden down Thy sanctuary. Isaiah 63:19 We have been from of old, Thou hast not ruled over them, Not called is Thy name upon them!