Isaiah 40:1-8: Tidings of Comfort

Isaiah 40:1-8: Tidings of Comfort

Several Christmas carols mention the “comfort and joy” that Christmas brings. But why does Christmas bring comfort and joy? How does it bring about these things? The answer to these questions is found in an ancient source. Writing more than 500 years before Jesus came into the world, the Old Testament prophet Isaiah explains how the coming of Jesus brings comfort and joy and how a person can experience that comfort and joy for themselves.