A #DestinationJESUS Sunday Bible Study Series (lp)
February 2016 – Isaiah: Study 6
Assigned Reading: Isaiah 10-20
Points of Consideration:
- What was to become of those who issued evil against those who were needy, poor and desirous of justice?
- Whom did God use to carry out His vengeance?
- Why was the LORD angry regarding His people?
- What drove the Assyrians and/or what was their motivation to fight?
- How would the LORD deal with Assyria, ultimately? Why?
- Who is the Light of Israel and the Holy One?
- What did the LORD want to accomplish by His acts against His people?
- What or who was to come from the stock of Jesse?
- What was the Spirit of the LORD to impart?
- What would the earth be full of with regard to the LORD? (Isaiah 11:9)
- What is the comparative relationship between what is uncovered in chapter 11 and what is known about the exodus of God’s people from Egypt?
- What is the significance of Isaiah 12:1?
- What encouragement or inspiration can be drawn from this chapter?
- What was to be made known about the LORD?
- What were the inhabitants of Zion to do? (Isaiah 12:4-6)
- What was the burden of Babylon which was seen by Isaiah?
- What was to become of the evil, the wicked and the proud?
- What was Babylon’s end to be? (Isaiah 13:19)
- What will the LORD show or demonstrate toward Jacob?
- What was to be the end of those who attempted to elevate themselves above the Most a High?
- What was the burden concerning Moab?
- What role did ancient Moab play in the history of God’s people?
- How was mourning displayed in ancient times?
- What is the significance of Isaiah 16:5?
- What was the burden concerning Damascus?
- What is the significance of Isaiah 17:10-11?
- What was to become of those who plundered and pillaged God’s people?
- What message is the LORD conveying in chapter 18? (You are encouraged to dig deeply into this chapter.)
- What three points can be ascertained from this chapter?
- What is the significance of Isaiah 19:22?
- What did the LORD instruct Isaiah to do?
- How was being stripped or naked viewed in ancient times (what did it represent)?
- Did Isaiah waver or hesitate in doing what was asked of him? (How do you know?)
Did any one verse resonate with you personally?
What is your #destination message from chapters 10-20?
- Do you stand against those who would do harm to the poor and needy?
- How do you use your voice to fight for justice?
- Are you ever confused or troubled by the actions of God? (How do you move past any confusion? Do you seek assistance?)
- What does repentance mean to you personally?
- Is the LORD the Savior to you on a daily basis?
- Who is the Holy Spirit and what does He do for you as a Christian?
- What does it mean to quench the Spirit? (1Thessalonians 5:19)
- Is having a personal testimony still relevant in today’s times?
- Are worship, praise and prayer related and do you practice them all?
- Have you allowed anything in your life to become greater, higher or more significant than God? (Discuss.)
- Have you ever felt like the LORD has been quiet during a time of your greatest need? (If so, what do you think His lesson to you might have been?)
- Have you ever shown your raw and uncovered self to the LORD? (Why or why not? Was or is there a benefit in doing this?)
- If the LORD asked you to do a difficult thing or hard task that was out of your comfort zone, would you do it?
Going Further: Define and/or research the following terms.
“Then in the tent of David a throne will be established by faithful love. A judge who seeks what is right and is quick to execute justice will sit on the throne forever.” – Isaiah 16:5 (HCSB)