10/3/18 Daily Bible Reading: Isaiah 22-24, Proverbs 3
Isaiah 24:1 (NLT)
Look! The LORD is about to destroy the earth and make it a vast wasteland. He devastates the surface of the earth and scatters the people.
God’s judgment on the nations through the Assyrian invasions (chaps. 13-23) forms a backdrop for the Lord’s eventual judgment on the whole world (24:1, 4). Known as “Isaiah’s apocalypse,” chapters 24-27 describe the earth’s devastation and people’s intense suffering during the coming Tribulation and the blessings to follow in the millennial kingdom.
The Bible Knowledge Commentary: An Exposition of the Scriptures by Dallas Seminary Faculty.