Exegesis and Linguistic Analysis of Isaiah 1:1-20: The Potential for Resolving Church Conflicts


  • Demen Marbun Universitas Advent Indonesia
  • Exson Pane Universitas Advent Indonesia



Exegesis, Linggustic, Potential, Resollving Church Conflicts


This essay delves into the enduring celestial struggle portrayed in Isaiah 1:1-20, examining its representation of the cosmic conflict between God and Satan and its broader implications for the theme of the battle between good and evil in biblical narratives. Sin and iniquity, pervasive issues affecting both Judah and humanity, underscore the critical role of repentance in the ongoing struggle for human allegiance. The interplay of God's justice and mercy, evident in Verse 17, highlights His divine nature and willingness to redeem despite human sinfulness. The invitation extended by God in verses 18-20 emphasizes the transformative power of repentance, illustrating His earnest desire for a genuine relationship with His people.This analysis adopts a literary and linguistic approach, following a structured method encompassing introduction, delimitation, textual analysis, translation, theme exploration, context examination, theological implications, and conclusion. The study aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of Isaiah 1:1-20, emphasizing its relevance to the Great Controversy and its implications for human reconciliation with God.In conclusion, Isaiah 1:1-20, viewed through the lens of the Great Controversy, offers insights into resolving ecclesiastical conflicts by highlighting the consequences of spiritual deviation, the significance of sincere repentance, and the possibility of restoration through God's grace. The essay encourages self-reflection, acknowledges the detrimental effects of straying from spiritual principles, and promotes optimism by emphasizing the potential for restoration. Ultimately, it provides a robust foundation for effectively resolving conflicts in alignment with divine intentions for humanity, offering valuable perspectives for navigating ecclesiastical disputes towards reconciliation, absolution, and peaceful cohabitation.

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Marbun, D. T., & Pane, E. E. (2023). Exegesis and Linguistic Analysis of Isaiah 1:1-20: The Potential for Resolving Church Conflicts. Jurnal Koinonia: Fakultas Filsafat Universitas Advent Indonesia, 15(2), 58-81. https://doi.org/10.35974/koinonia.v15i2.3283



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