Great are the Words of Isaiah: An Understandable Guide to Isaiah’s Monumental Message

Great Are the Words of Isaiah is a helpful LDS-based commentary that leads the reader through Isaiah section by section and topic by topic—using verse-by-verse commentary drawn from the LDS Standard Works, the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible, and the words of many prophets and apostles. In addition to 27 chapters of insightful commentary and analysis, six detailed appendices give easy cross-references to materials quoted or paraphrased in other scriptures and expressions by Church leaders concerning Isaiah, including: (1) The Authorship of Isaiah; (2) Ancient and Modern Commentary on Isaiah; (3) Isaiah in the Book of Mormon; (4) Isaiah in the Doctrine and Covenants; (5) Isaiah in the New Testament; and (6) The Prophet Joseph Smith and Isaiah. A comprehensive and valuable resource for both the average student and the serious scholar, this book will help you to understand and enjoy the book of Isaiah as a truly outstanding book of scripture.

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    by Monte S. Nyman

    From his years of study and research, Monte S. Nyman has compiled Great Are the Words  of Isaiah, a helpful LDS-based commentary that leads the reader through Isaiah section by section and topic by topic—using verse-by-verse commentary drawn from the LDS Standard Works, the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible, and the words of many prophets and apostles. Such high praise has not been recorded for any other book of scripture or group of prophetic writings. Yet many find Isaiah to be somewhat intimidating or difficult to understand, despite its importance. Six detailed appendices give easy cross-references to materials quoted or paraphrased in other scriptures and expressions by Church leaders concerning Isaiah, including: The Authorship of Isaiah, Ancient and Modern Commentary on Isaiah, Isaiah in the Book of Mormon, Isaiah in the Doctrine and Covenants, Isaiah in the New Testament, and The Prophet Joseph Smith and Isaiah. A comprehensive and valuable resource for both the average student and the serious scholar, this book will help you to understand and enjoy the book of Isaiah as a truly outstanding book of scripture.

    Chapters include:

    1. Search the Prophecies of Isaiah: A Commandment
    2. How to Understand Isaiah
    3. The Preface
    4. The Vision of Judah and Jerusalem
    5. The Parable of the Vineyard
    6. Isaiah’s Call to the Ministry
    7. The Immanuel Prophecy
    8. The Lord Shall Recover His People
    9. The Warning to Babylon
    10. The Warnings to the Nations
    11. The Blessings of the House of Israel
    12. Warnings to the House of Israel
    13. Further Warnings
    14. The Historical Setting
    15. The Lord’s Coming in Glory
    16. The Servant of the Lord
    17. Cyrus, the Lord’s Anointed
    18. Judah and the Furnace of Affliction
    19. The House of Israel Nursed by the Gentiles
    20. Israel Has Not Been Cast Off Forever
    21. Isaiah Testifies of Christ’s Earthly Ministry
    22. A New Nation of Israel
    23. The Sins of the House of Jacob
    24. Isaiah’s Appendix
    25. The Millennial Reign

    6” x 9” paperback

    307 pages