Isaiah 52:13 - 53:12 (What a shocking salvation!)
"If we make success our goal, as the world counts success, we run the serious danger of losing everything." John Oswalt, Isaiah, The NIV Application Commentary.
"God's power is at its greatest not in his destruction of the wicked but in his taking all the wickedness of the earth into himself and giving back love." John Oswalt.
"As you look at the incarnate son of God dying on the cross the most powerful thought you should think is: this is the true meaning of who God is. He is the God of self-giving love." N.T. Wright.
"The Servant did not come to tell people what God wants; rather, he came to be what God wants for us." John Oswalt.