Thoughts on Isaiah 9:1-7

In verses one through five, we read about all of the wonderful things that are new, different and exciting:
– we have light (vs 2) … understanding and clarity replace the overwhelming confusion.
– we have joy (vs 3) … where there was depression and sadness before.
– we have freedom (vs 4) … where unending bondage was the norm.
– we have victory (vs 5) … against enemies that threatened at every turn.

Why is all of this happening? That’s where verses six comes in.  This is all coming about because (“for” as the King James says) the Christ is born! His birth changes everything!

He is to be worshiped (vs 6), He is the coming King (vs 7) and this literally changes everything.