God’s people

What makes your people special?
In yesterday’s reading Israel was called God’s servant. Verses 1-7 of today’s reading Isaiah 42:1-25 comprise the first of four “servant songs” in the book of Isaiah. It culminates in the prophecy: “Through you I will make a covenant with all peoples; through you I will bring light to the nations.”
What is the calling that God has in mind for Americans, Germans and all the other peoples?