Isaiah’s word of the Lord, even a positive word, often received an unwelcome reception. God’s promises, then and now, can be unwelcome because they warn against trusting any other promise.
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Jacobson, Rolf A. “Unwelcome Words from the Lord: Isaiah’s Messages.” Word & World 19, no. 2 (1999): 125–32.
Jacobson, Rolf A., "Unwelcome Words from the Lord: Isaiah's Messages" (1999). Faculty Publications. 101.