5 Minute Devotional: Isaiah Preached About the Messiah (Isaiah 53)

Josh RobertsComment

Dear Parents,

This week we saw a vision of the promised Messiah, the innocent substitute who would suffer for the sake of sinners. We were reminded that through Jesus, God brings sinners back to Himself.

(3 minutes) READ Isaiah 53

God planned all along that Jesus would die on the cross for our sin. Seven hundred years before Jesus was born, the prophet Isaiah wrote that this would happen! Jesus is the Servant who suffered so that those who trust in Him would be forgiven.


Help your kids appreciate what Jesus endured during His earthly ministry. Talk about how Jesus hurt and died because of His love for people and His desire to please His Father. Because of Jesus’ suffering and death, our sin punishment has been paid and because of His resurrection, we have victory over death.

(1 minute) REVIEW one of these doctrine memory questions, or the month’s memory verse by having your kids repeat it after you.

Gospel Project Big Picture Question: How many gods are there? There is one true God who alone deserves worship.

Sojourn Kids North Star Catechism: Where do we learn to love, trust, and obey God? In the Bible.

Memory Verse: Hebrews 1:1-2 In the past, God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days, He has spoken to us by His Son.

(1 minute) PRAY and thank God for sending His Son to suffer and die for our sins.

Additional resources can be found in the Gospel Project for Kids app under Unit 13 - Session 5.