Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he has put him to grief: when you shall make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed…
This will appear if we glance at the means which He has graciously provided for its accomplishment.
I. HE HAS GIVEN HIS ONLY-BEGOTTEN SON.
II. HE HAS HAS GIVEN US HIS WORD.
III. HE HAS ESTABLISHED A GOSPEL MINISTRY. The salvation of sinners is the pleasure of the Lord, and this shall prosper in the hands of Christ.
1. Omnipotence has promised it, as the reward of His obedience and death.
2. He is gone to carry it on before the throne of God.
3. He will descend to complete it when He shall come to judge the world in righteousness. Have we entrusted our souls into His hands?
Parallel VersesKJV: Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.
WEB: Yet it pleased Yahweh to bruise him. He has caused him to suffer. When you make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed. He shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Yahweh shall prosper in his hand.