Chapter 27 starts off talking about the Leviathan. Do you believe in sea monsters? In Canaanite mythology, Leviathan was the monster of the sea and associated with chaos. Was Isaiah drawing from this belief to draw an illustration of Satan or was he painting a picture of the gentile nations? Or was he really speaking of a sea monster?
This blog was originally written by Pastor Doug Bartel of Hillcrest Church, starting in Spring 2009. Keep that in mind if you read anything that doesn't quite add up to the time of year.