1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God.
2 Speak tenderly to Jerusalem,
and cry to her
that her warfare is ended,
that her iniquity is pardoned,
that she has received from the LORD’s hand
double for all her sins.
3 A voice cries:
“In the wilderness prepare the way of the LORD;
make straight in the desert a highway for our God.
4 Every valley shall be lifted up,
and every mountain and hill be made low;
the uneven ground shall become level,
and the rough places a plain.
5 And the glory of the LORD shall be revealed,
and all flesh shall see it together,
for the mouth of the LORD has spoken.”
Verse 5 brings it all together. For in verse five we find out that the glory of the LORD will be revealed, not just to the remnant of Israel. No, this is a revealing to all people, “all flesh shall see it together”, including you! Including me! How is this so? How can that be, so many, many years later? Because this glory is to be revealed in God’s son, Jesus Christ. We see this in John 1:14: