Advent with Messiah: 10 of 24

View the introductory post for these 24 days with Handel’s Messiah.

Today’s music comes from two of the servant songs in Isaiah.

He was despised and rejected of men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief.
-Isaiah 53:3
He gave His back to the smiters, and His cheeks to them that plucked off the hair: He hid not His face from shame and spitting.
-Isaiah 50:6

Surely He hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows! He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon Him. And with His stripes we are healed.
-Isaiah 53:4-5

All we, like sheep, have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way, and the Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all.
-Isaiah 53:6