One of Isaiah’s prophetic descriptions of Jesus, written 700 years in advance, seems to be overlooked by many who claim to be advancing His work. Isaiah’s batting average with details from the future was astonishing; there is no reason to think he got this one wrong. He describes the style with which Jesus would accomplish His work:
He will not cry aloud or lift up his voice, or make it heard in the street; a bruised reed he will not break, and a faintly burning wick he will not quench; he will faithfully bring forth justice. He will not grow faint or be discouraged till he has established justice in the earth; and the coastlands wait for his law. (Isaiah 42:2-4)
The work of Jesus will be:
- Completely successful
Jesus clearly stated that not everyone claiming to be doing His work really was. If you want to identify His work, look for those fingerprints. You won’t find them amidst the violent, flashy, noisy or manipulative. His work advances steadily and quietly, one soul at a time, like candlelight passed from one to another. And it has not stopped or even faltered in all these years.