Saying “Yes” to God’s Call
May 22, 2022
A Chapter a Day
- Sunday, May 22, Isaiah 7
- Monday, May 23, Isaiah 8
- Tuesday, May 24, Isaiah 9
- Wednesday, May 25, Isaiah 10
- Thursday, May 26, Isaiah 11
- Friday, May 27, Isaiah 12
- Saturday, May 28, Isaiah 13
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Isaiah 6 (ESV)
6 In the year that King Uzziah died I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up; and the train of his robe filled the temple.
- Times of are often times of encounter with God.
2 Above him stood the seraphim. Each had six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. 3 And one called to another and said:
“Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts;
the whole earth is full of his glory!”
- When we see God as he is, we will be impressed with his and .
4 And the foundations of the thresholds shook at the voice of him who called, and the house was filled with smoke. 5 And I said: “Woe is me! For I am lost; for I am a man of unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts!”
- When we see ourselves as we are, we will be impressed with our .
6 Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having in his hand a burning coal that he had taken with tongs from the altar.
7 And he touched my mouth and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away, and your sin atoned for.”
- God’s remedy for our sinfulness is atonement through the of his Son, Jesus Christ.
8 And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.”
- Once in right relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ, God intends for us to say “Yes” to his to .
9 And he said, “Go, and say to this people:
“ ‘Keep on hearing, but do not understand;
keep on seeing, but do not perceive.’
10 Make the heart of this people dull,
and their ears heavy,
and blind their eyes;
lest they see with their eyes,
and hear with their ears,
and understand with their hearts,
and turn and be healed.”
11 Then I said, “How long, O Lord?”
And he said:
“Until cities lie waste
and houses without people,
and the land is a desolate waste,
12 and the Lord removes people far away,
and the forsaken places are many in the midst of the land.
13 And though a tenth remain in it,
it will be burned again,
like a terebinth or an oak,
whose stump remains
when it is felled.”
The holy seed is its stump.
- The assignment God gives us may be .
- Our obedience to God’s call . . .