(1, 3, 5) What is God’s diagnosis of Israel in 1:2-15?
What further sins does God point out?
3: 9, 11, 13-17 –
5:8-12, 18-23 –
What does God call Israel to do, and what would be the results (1:16-18)?
What would happen if they refused?
3:1-8, 5:5-6 –
3:18-26, 5:13-14, 5:24-30 –
(1-5) What names and attributes are given to God in 1:4, 1:24, 2:10, 5:16? What overall picture of God are we given?
(2) What will God do with human pride in v9-22?
When are we tempted toward pride?
When are we tempted to regard men instead of God (v22)?
From the text, what do you think is the antidote?
(6) In chapters 1-5 we see God’s greatness, man’s sin, man humbled, man called to repent, and the results if they will repent. How do you see these same themes in 6:1-7?
How does v6-7 point forward to Jesus?
What task is Isaiah given, and what success will he have in v8-13? What might we learn from these verses?
(2, 4) What pictures of our future hope are given in 2:1-5, and 4:2-6?
How might we respond today to this future hope?