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ISAIAH – LESSON FOUR


I. ISAIAH’S VISION OF THE LORD’S GLORY AND COMMISSION (Chapter 6).

A. Isaiah sees the glory of the Lord (v. 1-8).

1. Time of vision: In the year that King Uzziah died.

2. Lord is sitting on the throne

3. Train of his royal robe fills the temple

4. Lord surrounded by six-winged Seraphim (burning ones).

5. Seraphim verbally emphasize the Holiness of Jehovah.

6. Isaiah responds to vision with recognition of own sin.

7. One of the Seraphim bring coals of fire from the altar and touches Isaiah’s mouth – forgiveness.

8. Lord asks question: “Whom will I send, and who will go for us?”

B. Isaiah’s commission (v. 9-13).

1. Isaiah volunteers to be the one sent by God to speak to His people.

2. Mission to speak the truth that will expose the calloused heart of the people.

3. Work will continue till judgment with consequent desolation in the land comes on Judah.

a. A remnant will also be judged.

4. Through all the judgments, a remnant of holy seed will be preserved.


QUESTIONS:

1. In Isaiah’s vision, where does he see the Lord sitting and what is the train of his royal robe filling?


2. In the context of the vision, show how the identification of “burning one’s” is an appropriate meaning of the “Seraphim?


3. How is God’s holiness “emphasized” by the Seraphim?


4. How did Isaiah view himself in the light of God’s holiness?


5. In light of Exodus 33:20 and John 1:18, explain Isaiah’s words, “for mine eyes have seen the King, Jehovah of hosts.”


6. When the Lord needed one to go and speak to the people, what was Isaiah’s response?


7. Describe the nature of God’s mission for Isaiah?


8. What was Isaiah’ immediate reaction to this mission?


9. Describe the appearance of Judah when God’s judgment comes upon them?


10. What was the two-fold message for Judah illustrated in the fallen terebinth and oak trees?