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A STUDY OF THE BOOK OF ISAIAH BY HAROLD HARSTVEDT SOUTH WALTON CHURCH OF CHRIST

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  1. A STUDY OF THE BOOK OF ISAIAH BY HAROLD HARSTVEDT SOUTH WALTON CHURCH OF CHRIST WALTON COUNTY FLORIDA, 32459 THE FOLLOWING CHARTS MAY BE HELPFUL IN STUDYING THE PROPHETS NAMES & DATES IN BLUE ARE APPROXIMATE AND CORRELATED WITH HISTORY

  2. CHRONOLOGY OF BOOKS - PROPHETS - KINGS JONAH (825-785BC)? JEROBOAM (ISRAEL) JOEL(800BC)? UZZIAH (JUDAH) AMOS (784BC)? UZZIAH (JUDAH) ISAIAH (760-681BC)? UZZIAH (JUDAH) HOSEA (785-725BC)? HEZEKIAH (JUDAH) MICAH (785-710BC)? HEZEKIAH (JUDAH) NAHUM (700BC)? HEZEKIAH (JUDAH) ZEPHANIAH (630BC)? JOSIAH (JUDAH) JEREMIAH (629-588BC)? JOSIAH (JUDAH) HABAKKUK (598BC)? ZEDEKIAH (JUDAH)

  3. CHRONOLOGY OF BOOKS - PROPHETS - KINGS EZEKIEL (597-573BC)? NEBUCHADNEZZAR OBADIAH (588-562BC)? NEBUCHADNEZZAR DANIEL (606-534BC)? NEBUCAHDNEZZAR CYRUS - DARIUS EZRA (536-456BC)? CYRUS - DARIUS ARTAXERXES HAGGAI (532-512BC)? DARIUS ZECHARIAH (532-512BC)? DARIUS ESTHER (468-456BC)? ARTAXERXES NEHEMIAH (445-433BC)? ARTAXERXES MALACHI (420-397BC)? ARTAXERXES

  4. KINGS OF JUDAH AND ISRAEL UNITED KINGDOM SAUL (1050-1010BC) DAVID (1010-970BC) SOLOMON (970-931BC) DIVIDED KINGDOM JUDAH ISRAEL REHOBOAM (931-914BC)? JEROBOAM I (931-910BC)? ABIJAM (914-911BC)? NADAB (910-909BC)? ASA (911-871BC)? BAASHA (909-886BC)? ELAH (886BC)? ZIMRI (885BC)? OMRI (885-874BC)? AHAB (874-853BC)? JEHOSHAPHAT (871-849BC)? AHAZIAH (853-852BC)? JEHORAM (849-842BC)? JEHORAM (852-841BC)? AHAZIAH (842-836BC)? JEHU (841-813BC)? JEHOAHAZ (814-798BC)? JOASH (836-796BC)? JOASH (798-793BC)?

  5. KINGS OF JUDAH AND ISRAEL DIVIDED KINGDOM JUDAH ISRAEL AMAZIAH (796-767BC)? JEROBOAM II(793-753BC)? UZZIAH(767-742BC)? ZACHARIAH (753BC)? SHALLUM (752BC)? MENAHEM(752-742BC)? JOTHAM (742-732BC)? PEKAIAH (742-740BC)? AHAZ (732-727BC)? PEKAH (740-732BC)? HEZEKIAH(727-686BC)? HOSHEA(732-722BC)? MANASSEH(685-642BC)? CAPTIVITY (722BC)? AMON (642-640BC)? JOSIAH(640-609BC)? JEHOAHAZ (609BC)? JEHOIAKIM (609-598BC)? JEHOIACHIN (597-597BC)? ZEDEKIAH (597-586BC)? CAPTIVITY (586BC)?

  6. WHO WAS ISAIAH? ISAIAH - MEANS - JEHOVAH HAS SAVED ISAIAH WAS SON OF AMOS OF THE HOUSE JUDAH ISAIAH MARRIEDA PROPHETESS ISAIAH HAD TWO SONS ISAIAH PROPHESIEDWITHJEREMIAH AND EZEKIEL ISAIAH PROPHESIEDDURING THESE KINGS OF JUDAH UZZIAH JOTHAM AHAZ HEZEKIAH ISAIAH DIEDDURING THE REIGN OF MANASSEH KING OF JUDAH

  7. OUTLINE BOOK OF ISAIAH PROPHECIES OF CONDEMNATION 1:1 - 35:10 PROPHECIES AGAINST JUDAH 1:1 - 12:6 PROPHECIES AGAINST OTHER NATIONS 13:1 - 23:18 PROPHECIES OF THE DAY OF THE LORD 24:1 - 27:13 PROPHECIES OF JUDGMENT AND BLESSING 28:1 - 35:10 HISTORICAL EVENTS36:1 - 39:8 HEZEKIAH'S DELIVERANCE FROM ASSYRIA 36:1 - 37:38 HEZEKIAH'S DELIVERANCE FROM SICKNESS 38 HEZEKIAH'S SIN 39 PROPHECIES OF COMFORT40:1 - 66:24 PROPHECIES OF ISRAEL'S DELIVERANCE 40:1 - 48:22 PROPHECY OF ISRAEL'S DELIVERER 49:1 - 57:21 PROPHECIES OF ISRAEL'S GLORIOUS FUTURE 58:1 - 66:24

  8. ISAIAH CHAPTER ONE

  9. OUTLINE ISAIAH CHAPTER ONE CHARGES AGAINST ISRAEL AND JUDAH: V. 1-6 INGRATITUDE - INCORRIGIBLENESS - CORRUPTION JUDGMENT BECAUSE OF THEIR SINS: V. 7-9 WHICH BROUGHT ALMOST TO UTTER RUIN REJECTION OF THEIR SHOW OF RELIGION: V. 10-15 GENERAL DEFECTION AND APOSTASY CALL TO REPENTANCE AND REFORMATION: V. 16-20 CHOICE OF LIFE AND DEATH RUIN TO THOSE THAT WOULD NOT REFORM V. 24 PROMISE OF A HAPPY REFORMATION V. 25-27

  10. READ: ISAIAH 1:1-3 1 The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. 2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth! For the LORD has spoken: "I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against Me; 3 The ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not know, My people do not consider."

  11. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 1 The vision of Isaiahthe son of Amoz, which he saw concerningJudah and Jerusalemin the days ofUzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. 2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth! For the LORD has spoken: “I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against Me; 3 The ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not know, My people do not consider.” WHO WAS ISAIAH? WHO DOES THIS VISION CONCERN? WHO WERE THE KINGS OF JUDAH WHEN ISAIAH PROPHESIED? WHO IS THE LORD CALLING TO WITNESS? WHAT CHILDREN DID THE LORD BRING UP? WHAT HAVE THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL DONE? WHAT DO THESE ANIMALS KNOW? WHAT DOES ISRAEL NOT KNOW? WHAT DID THEY NOT CONSIDER?

  12. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 1 The vision of Isaiahthe son of Amoz, which he saw concerningJudah and Jerusalemin the days ofUzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. WHO WAS ISAIAH? THE SON OF AMOZ ISAIAH - MEANS: JEHOVAH SAVES WHO DOES THIS VISION CONCERN? JUDAH AND JERUSALEM WHEN DID ISAIAH PROPHESY? KINGS OF JUDAH UZZIAH - JEHOVAH IS STRENGTH (809-741 BC)? JOTHAM - JEHOVAH IS PERFECT (740-732 BC)? AHAZ - POSSESSOR (740-724 BC? HEZEKIAH - JEHOVAH HAS STRENGTHENED (715-686 BC)? HOW LONG DID ISAIAH PROPHESY? (754-699 BC)?

  13. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth! For the LORD has spoken: “I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against Me; WHO IS THE LORD CALLING TO WITNESS? READ: DEUTERONOMY 4:26 26 I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that you will soon utterly perish from the land which you cross over the Jordan to possess. You will not prolong your days in it, but will be utterly destroyed. READ: DEUTERONOMY 31:28 28 Gather to me all the elders of your tribes and your officers, that I may speak these words in their hearing and call heaven and earth to witness against them.

  14. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth! For the LORD has spoken: “I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against Me; WHO IS THE LORD CALLING TO WITNESS? READ: EZEKIEL 6:3 3 O mountains of Israel, hear the word of the Lord GOD! Thus says the Lord GODto the mountains, to the hills, to the ravines and to the valleys: Indeed I, even I, will bring a sword against you and I will destroy your high places. READ: EZEKIEL 36:1 1 Son of man, prophesy to the mountains of Israel and say, O mountains of Israel, hear the word of the LORD! READ: JEREMIAH 22:29 29 O earth, earth, earth, Hear the word of the LORD!

  15. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth! For the LORD has spoken: “I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against Me; WHO IS THE LORD CALLING TO WITNESS? READ: MICAH 1:2 2 Hear, all you peoples! Listen, O earth and all that is in it! Let the Lord GOD be a witness against you, the Lord from His holy temple. READ: MICAH 6:2 2 Hear, O you mountains, the LORD‘S complaint and you strong foundations of the earth. For the LORD has a complaint against His people and He will contend with Israel.

  16. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth! For the LORD has spoken: “I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against Me; WHAT CHILDREN DID THE LORD BRING UP? READ: EXODUS 4:22-23 22 You shall say to Pharaoh, Thus says the LORD: Israel is My son, My firstborn. READ: HOSEA 11:4 4 I drew them with gentle cordswith bands of love. I was to them as those who take the yoke from their neck. I stooped and I fed them. READ: HOSEA 11:1 1 When Israel was a child, I loved him; and out of Egypt I called My son.

  17. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 2 Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth! For the LORD has spoken: “I have nourished and brought up children, And they have rebelled against Me; WHAT HAD THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL DONE? READ: JEREMIAH 2:7-8 7 I brought you into a bountiful country, to eat its fruit and its goodness. But when you entered, you defiled My land and made My heritage an abomination. 8 The priests did not say, Where is the LORD? And those who handle the law did not know Me. The rulers also transgressed against Me. The prophets prophesied by Baal and walked after things that do not profit.

  18. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 3 The ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not know, My people do not consider.” WHAT DO THESE ANIMALS KNOW? READ: JOB 35:11 11 Who teaches us more than the beasts of the earth and makes us wiser than the birds of heaven? READ: JEREMIAH 8:7 7 Even the stork in the heavens knows her appointed times. And the turtledove, the swift, and the swallow observe the time of their coming. But My people do not know the judgment of the LORD. READ: JEREMIAH 4:22 22 My people are foolish, they have not known Me. They are silly children and they have no understanding. They are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.

  19. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 3 The ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not know, My people do not consider.” WHAT DOES ISRAEL NOT KNOW? READ: JEREMIAH 4:22 22 My people are foolish, they have not known Me. They are silly children and they have no understanding. They are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge. READ: JEREMIAH 8:7 7 Even the stork in the heavens knows her appointed times. And the turtledove, the swift, and the swallowobserve the time of their coming. But My people do not know the judgment of the LORD.

  20. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 3 The ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not know, My people do not consider.” WHAT DOES ISRAEL NOT KNOW? READ: MALACHI 1:6 6 A sonhonors his father and a servanthis master. If then I am the Father, where is My honor? If I am a Master, where is My reverence? Says the LORD of hosts to you priests who despise My name. Yet you say, In what way have we despised Your name?

  21. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 3 The ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not know, My people do not consider.” WHAT DID THEY FAIL TO CONSIDER? READ: EXODUS 19:5-6 5 If you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be a special treasure to Me above all people; for all the earth is Mine. READ: ISAIAH 49:7 7 Thus says the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, their Holy One, to Him whom man despises, to Him whom the nation abhors, to the Servant of rulers: Kings shall see and arise, Princes also shall worship, Because of the LORD who is faithful, The Holy One of Israel. And He has chosen You.

  22. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:1-3 3 The ox knows its owner And the donkey its master's crib; But Israel does not know, My people do not consider.” WHAT DID THEY FAIL TO CONSIDER? READ: MALACHI 1:6 6 A sonhonors his father and a servanthis master. If then I am the Father, where is My honor? If I am a Master, where is My reverence? Says the LORD of hosts to you priests who despise My name. Yet you say, In what way have we despised Your name?

  23. READ: ISAIAH 1:4 4 Alas, sinful nation, A people laden with iniquity, A brood of evildoers, Children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD, They have provoked to anger The Holy One of Israel, They have turned away backward.

  24. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:4 4 Alas, sinful nation, a peopleladen with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD. They have provoked to angerThe Holy One of Israel. They have turned away backward. HOW DOES ISAIAH DESCRIBE ISRAEL? WHO HAVE THEY FORSAKEN? WHO DID THEY PROVOKE TO ANGER? WHO IS THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL?

  25. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:4-5 4 Alas, sinful nation, a peopleladen with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD. They have provoked to angerThe Holy One of Israel. They have turned away backward. HOW DOES ISAIAH DESCRIBE ISRAEL? REMEMBER THE WOMAN IN THE BASKET ZECHARIAH 5:7-8 7 Here is a lead disc lifted up and this is a woman sitting inside the basket. 8 He said, This is Wickedness! He thrust her down into the basket and threw the lead cover over its mouth.

  26. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:4-5 4 Alas, sinful nation, a peopleladen with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD. They have provoked to angerThe Holy One of Israel. They have turned away backward. WHAT HAPPENED TO ISRAEL? READ DEUTERONOMY 31:29 29 I know that after my death you will become utterly corrupt, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you. Evil will befall you in the latter days, because you will do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke Him to anger through the work of your hands. READ: JUDGES 2:19 19 It came to pass, when the judge was dead, that they reverted and behaved more corruptly than their fathers, by following other gods, to serve them and bow down to them. They did not cease from their own doings nor from their stubborn way.

  27. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:4 4 Alas, sinful nation, a peopleladen with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD. They have provoked to angerThe Holy One of Israel. They have turned away backward. WHO HAVE THEY FORSAKEN? READ: PROVERBS 1:30 30 They would have none of my counsel and despised my every rebuke. READ: JEREMIAH 7:24 24 They did not obey or incline their ear. They followed the counsels and the dictatesof their evil hearts and went backward and not forward.

  28. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:4 4 Alas, sinful nation, a peopleladen with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD. They have provoked to angerThe Holy One of Israel. They have turned away backward. WHO DID THEY PROVOKE TO ANGER? READ: DEUTERONOMY 31:20-21 20 When I have brought them to the land flowing with milk and honey, of which I swore to their fathers, and they have eaten and filled themselves and grown fat, then they will turn to other gods and serve them. And they will provoke Me and break My covenant. WHO IS THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL?

  29. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:4 4 Alas, sinful nation, a peopleladen with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD. They have provoked to angerThe Holy One of Israel. They have turned away backward. WHO IS THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL? READ: EXODUS 3:5-6 5 He said, Do not draw near this place. Take your sandals off your feetfor the place where you stand is holy ground. READ: LEVITICUS 11:44 44 I am the LORD your God. You shall therefore consecrate yourselves and you shall be holy. For I am Holy. Neither shall you defile yourselves with any creeping thing that creeps on the earth.

  30. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:4 4 Alas, sinful nation, a peopleladen with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD. They have provoked to angerThe Holy One of Israel. They have turned away backward. WHAT DID THEY DO? READ: NUMBERS 14:11 11 The LORD said to Moses: How long will these people reject Me? How long will they not believe Me, with all the signs which I have performed among them? READ: DEUTERONOMY 31:20 20 When I have brought them to the land flowing with milk and honey, of which I swore to their fathers, and they have eaten and filled themselves and grown fat, Then they will turn to other gods and serve them and they will provoke Me and break My covenant.

  31. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:4 4 Alas, sinful nation, a peopleladen with iniquity, a brood of evildoers, children who are corrupters! They have forsaken the LORD. They have provoked to angerThe Holy One of Israel. They have turned away backward. WHAT DID THEY DO? READ: PROVERBS 1:30 30 They would have none of my counsel and despised my every rebuke. READ: JEREMIAH 7:24 24 They did not obey or incline their ear. They followed the counsels and the dictatesof their evil hearts and went backward and not forward. READ: HOSEA 4:16 16 Israel is stubborn: Like a stubborn calf. The LORD will let them forageLike a lamb in open country.

  32. READ: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick, And the whole heart faints. 6 From the sole of the foot even to the head, There is no soundness in it, But wounds and bruises and putrefying sores; They have not been closed or bound up, Or soothed with ointment. 7 Your country is desolate, Your cities are burned with fire; Strangers devour your land in your presence; And it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers.

  33. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick and the whole heart faints. 6 From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, But wounds and bruises and putrefying sores. They have not been closed or bound up or soothed with ointment. 7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers. WHAT DOES THE LORD ASK THEM? WHY DO THEY REVOLT MORE AND MORE? HOW COMPLETE IS THEIR SICKNESS? WHY ARE THEIR WOUNDS UN-ATTENDED? WHAT IS THE CONDITION OF THEIR CITIES?

  34. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick and the whole heart faints. WHAT DOES THE LORD ASK THEM? WHY CHASTISE THEM? READ: PROVERBS 20:30 30 Blows that hurtcleanse away evil, as do stripesthe inner depths of the heart. READ: JEREMIAH 2:30 30 In vain I have chastened your children. They received no correction. Your sword has devoured your prophetslike a destroying lion. READ: JEREMIAH 5:3 3 O LORD, are not Your eyes on the truth? You have stricken them, but they have not grieved. You have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than rock. They have refused to return.

  35. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick and the whole heart faints. WHY DO THEY REVOLT MORE AND MORE? READ: JEREMIAH 8:5 5 Why has this people slidden back, Jerusalem, in a perpetual backsliding? They hold fast to deceit; They refuse to return. READ: JEREMIAH 44:16-17 16 As for the word that you have spoken to us in the name of the LORD, we will not listen to you! 17 But we will certainly do whatever has gone out of our own mouth, to burn incense to the queen of heaven and pour out drink offerings to her, as we have done, we and our fathers, our kings and our princes, in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem. For then we had plenty of food, were well-off, and saw no trouble.

  36. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick and the whole heart faints. 6 From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, But wounds and bruises and putrefying sores. They have not been closed or bound up or soothed with ointment. HOW COMPLETE IS THEIR SICKNESS? READ: PSALMS 38:3 3 There is no soundness in my fleshBecause of Your anger, Nor any health in my bonesBecause of my sin. READ: HOSEA 5:13 13 When Ephraim saw his sickness and Judah saw his wound, Then Ephraim went to Assyria and sent to King Jareb. Yet he cannot cure you, Nor heal you of your wound.

  37. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick and the whole heart faints. 6 From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, But wounds and bruises and putrefying sores. They have not been closed or bound up or soothed with ointment. WHY ARE THEIR WOUNDS UN-ATTENDED? READ: DEUTERONOMY 28:35 35 The LORD will strike you in the knees and on the legswith severe boilswhich cannot be healed: from the sole of your foot to the top of your head. READ: JEREMIAH 8:22 22 Is there no balm in Gilead? Is there no physician there? Why is there no recovery for the health of the daughter of my people?

  38. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick and the whole heart faints. 6 From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, But wounds and bruises and putrefying sores. They have not been closed or bound up or soothed with ointment. WHY ARE THEIR WOUNDS UN-ATTENDED? READ: JEREMIAH 14:19 19 Have You utterly rejected Judah? Has Your soul loathed Zion? Why have You stricken us so that there is no healing for us? We looked for peace, but there was no good; and for the time of healing and there was trouble. READ: EZEKIEL 34:4 4 The weak you have not strengthened, nor have you healed those who were sick, nor bound up the broken, nor brought back what was driven away, nor sought what was lost; but with force and cruelty you have ruled them.

  39. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick and the whole heart faints. 6 From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, But wounds and bruises and putrefying sores. They have not been closed or bound up or soothed with ointment. WHO IS ABLE TO HEAL THEM? WHY? READ: PSALMS 23:5-6 5 You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil. My cup runs over. 6 Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. And I will dwell in the house of the LORD Forever. READ: PSALMS 45:7 7 You love righteousness and hate wickedness. Therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the oil of gladness more than your companions.

  40. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 5 Why should you be stricken again? You will revolt more and more. The whole head is sick and the whole heart faints. 6 From the sole of the foot even to the head, there is no soundness in it, But wounds and bruises and putrefying sores. They have not been closed or bound up or soothed with ointment. WHO IS ABLE TO HEAL THEM? WHY? READ: PSALMS 147:3 3 He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. READ: JEREMIAH 30:17 17 I will restore health to you and heal you of your wounds, says the LORD, Because they called you an outcast saying: This is Zion; No one seeks her.

  41. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers. WHAT IS THE CONDITION OF THEIR CITIES? WHY? WHO ARE THESE STRANGERS? WHAT DID THE LORD SAY HE WOULD DO? WHY? READ: LEVITICUS 26:31-33 31 I will lay your cities waste and bring your sanctuaries to desolation. I will not smell the fragrance of your sweet aromas. 32 I will bring the land to desolation. And your enemies who dwell in it shall be astonished at it. 33 I will scatter you among the nations and draw out a sword after you. Your land shall be desolate and your cities waste.

  42. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY HE WOULD DO? WHY? READ: DEUTERONOMY 28:49-52 49 The LORD will bring a nation against you from afar, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose language you will not understand, 50 A nation of fierce countenance, which does not respect the elderly nor show favor to the young. 51 They shall eat the increase of your livestock and the produce of your land, until you are destroyed. They shall not leave you grain or new wine or oil, or the increase of your cattleor the offspring of your flocks, until they have destroyed you. 52 They shall besiege you at all your gatesuntil your high and fortified walls, in which you trust, come down throughout all your land. They shall besiege you at all your gates throughout all your land which the LORD your God has given you.

  43. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers. WHO DID THE LORD SEND AGAINST THEM? READ: 2 KINGS 15:37 37 In those days the LORD began to send Rezin king of Syria and Pekah the son of Remaliahagainst (Ahaz king of Judah).

  44. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers. WHO DID THE LORD SEND AGAINST THEM? READ: 2 CHRONICLES 28:5-8 5 The LORD God delivered Ahaz into the hand of the king of Syria. They defeated him and carried away a great multitude of them as captives and brought them to Damascus. He was also delivered into the hand of the king of Israel, who defeated him with a great slaughter. 6 Pekah the son of Remaliahkilled one hundred and twenty thousand in Judah in one day, all valiant men, because they had forsaken the LORD God of their fathers. 7 Zichri, a mighty man of Ephraim, killed Maaseiah the king's son, Azrikam the officer over the house and Elkanah who was second to the king. 8 The children of Israel carried away captive of their brethrentwo hundred thousand women, sonsand daughters. They also took away much spoil from them and brought the spoil to Samaria.

  45. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:5-7 7 Your country is desolate, your cities are burned with fire. Strangers devour your land in your presence and it is desolate, as overthrown by strangers. WHAT DID EZEKIEL PROPHESY CONCERNING THIS? READ: EZEKIEL 11:8-9 9 I will bring you out of its midst and deliver you into the hands of strangers and execute judgments on you. READ: EZEKIEL 28:10 10 You shall die the death of the uncircumcised by the hand of aliens. For I have spoken, says the Lord GOD. READ: EZEKIEL 30:12 2 I will make the rivers dry and sell the land into the hand of the wicked. I will make the land waste and all that is in it, by the hand of aliens. I, the LORD, have spoken.

  46. READ: ISAIAH 1:8-10 8 So the daughter of Zion is left as a booth in a vineyard, As a hut in a garden of cucumbers, As a besieged city. 9 Unless the LORD of hosts Had left to us a very small remnant, We would have become like Sodom, We would have been made like Gomorrah. 10 Hear the word of the LORD, You rulers of Sodom; Give ear to the law of our God, You people of Gomorrah:

  47. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:8-10 8 So the daughter of Zionis left as a booth in a vineyard, as a hut in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city. 9 Unless the LORD of hosts had left to us a very small remnant. We would have become like Sodom. We would have been made like Gomorrah. 10 Hear the word of the LORD, you rulers of Sodom. Give ear to the law of our God, you people of Gomorrah. WHO IS THE DAUGHTER OF ZION? WHAT WAS LEFT OF HER? WHO IS THE LORD OF HOSTS? WHO LEFT A VERY SMALL REMNANT? WHAT HAPPENED TO SODOM AND GOMORRAH?

  48. QUESTIONS: ISAIAH 1:8-10 8 So the daughter of Zionis left as a booth in a vineyard, as a hut in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city. WHO IS THE DAUGHTER OF ZION? READ: 2 KINGS 19:21 21 This is the word which the LORD has spoken concerning him: The virgin, the daughter of Zion, has despised you, laughed you to scorn. The daughter of Jerusalem has shaken her head behind your back! READ: PSALMS 9:14 4 I may tell of all Your praise in the gates of the daughter of Zion. I will rejoice in Your salvation. READ: JEREMIAH 14:17 17 You shall say this word to them: Let my eyes flow with tears night and day, and let them not cease. For the virgin daughter of my people has been broken with a mighty stroke, with a very severe blow.