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Isaiah Chapter 49

Read Isaiah Chapter 49
1. Who is speaking in Isaiah 49:1-7? How do you know?

2. What do you learn of Messiah from Isaiah 49:6?

3. What promise is embedded in Isaiah 49:6?

4. Read Isaiah 49:7 over again (perhaps several times). What do you learn from this verse?

5. Re-read Isaiah 49:8-13. What promises does God make in this section of the chapter? Provide references.

6. Who/what is doing the praising in Isaiah 49:13?

7. What is the response of Zion (Israel) according to Isaiah 49:14?

8. How does God respond in Isaiah 49:15-23?

9. Copy Isaiah 49:23b (last sentence of the verse) here. Meditate on it. What do you see?

10. What do you learn from Isaiah 49:25-26? How do you feel when you read those verses?

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Read Isaiah 48
1. Who is Isaiah speaking to in Isaiah 48:1? What do you learn of them from the verse?

2. What does God declare that He did in Isaiah 48:3-5? Why does He say that He did this?

3. What does God declare that He knew about Israel in Isaiah 48:8?

4. Why does God say He will put off His anger towards Israel?

5. What does God say of Israel in Isaiah 48:10

6. What is the reason that God gives for what He has done in Isaiah 48:11?

7. Copy Isaiah 48:12. Mediate on this. What do you see?

8. What do you learn from the following verses?
□ Isaiah 41:4

□ Isaiah 44:6

□ Revelation 1:17

□ Revelation 22:13

9. What does God say that He did in Isaiah 48:13?

10. What does God say in Isaiah 48: 14-16 of those who declare the things in the verses before?

11. Who is speaking is Isaiah 48:16?

12. What do you learn about God from Isaiah 48:17-19?

13. What is God saying to Israel, those in captivity, in Isaiah 48:20-21?

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Read Isaiah 47
1. What is God saying will become of Babylon in Isaiah 47:1-15? Give specific examples from the text.

2. What reasons does God give for the judgment against Babylon?

3. Copy Isaiah 47:4 here. Mediate on this. What do you see?

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Isaiah Chapter 46

Read Isaiah Chapter 46
1. What historical event is Isaiah report in Isaiah 46:1-2?

2. Who is Bel? Nebo?

3. What great promise does God make through Isaiah in Isaiah 46:3-4? How does that encourage you?

4. What comparison is made between the gods of the Babylonians and Jehovah in these opening verses of Chapter 46?

5. What is God saying about idols and those who worship them in Isaiah 46:5-7?

6. What is God saying of Himself in contrast to the idols in Isaiah 46:8-11?

7. What do you learn from Isaiah 46:12-13?

8. What do you learn about Zion from the following verses?
□ Psalm 9:11

□ Psalm 48:2

□ Psalm 50:2

□ Psalm 87:2

9. How does it affect a place (the way it looks, the way it feels, the people living there, etc.) when God has put Himself there?

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Isaiah Chapter 45

Read Isaiah Chapter 45
1. What do you learn about Cyrus from the following verses?
□ 2 Chronicles 36:22-23

□ Ezra 1:1-11

□ Ezra 4:1-5

2. What do you learn of Cyrus from Isaiah 45:1? What is significant about this verse?

3. What does God promise in Isaiah 45:2? Why is this going to be important?

4. What does God promise in Isaiah 45:3? Why do you think He makes this promise?

5. Has God ever given you the treasures of darkness, the hidden riches of secret places? Explain.

6. How will God call us according to Isaiah 45:3 and 4?

7. What do you learn from Isaiah 45:4 about those who do not know God?

8. What does God say about Himself in Isaiah 45:5? About those who haven’t known Him?

9. What reason does God give for his promise in Isaiah 45:6?

10. Copy Isaiah 45:7 here. Meditate on this verse. What do you see? How does this apply to your life? What does this teach you about God’s sovereignty?

11. What do you learn from these verses?
□ Jeremiah 32:27

□ John 1:1-4

□ Romans 9:5

□ Colossians 1:15-20

□ 1 Timothy 6:14-16

12. What do you learn about God from Isaiah 45:8?

13. What does God warn against in Isaiah 45:9-10?

14. What do you learn about God from Isaiah 45:11-13?

15. What promise does God give to Israel in Isaiah 45:14-17?

16. What declarations about Himself does God make in Isaiah 45:18-19?

17. What does God say of those who worship idols in Isaiah 45:20?

18. How can you use this passage to soften your heart to pray for those lost in idolatrous religion today? Pray for those you may know or even strangers who are caught in idolatry and the worship of false gods.

19. What does God say of Himself in Isaiah 45:21? How does this bring comfort to the believer?

20. Copy Isaiah 45:22 here. Meditate on it. What do you see?

21. Pray for the nations who do not know God – that they would look to Him and be saved.

22. What do you learn from the following verses?
□ John 3:16, 36

□ John 6:47

□ 1 John 5:10

□ Acts 16:31

□ Romans 10:9-10

23. What does God promise in Isaiah 45:23-25? How does that encourage you?

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Read Isaiah chapter 44
1. What does God promise in Isaiah 44:1-5?

2. What does God say of Himself in Isaiah 44:6-8?

3. Why are these characteristics or descriptions of God important to you as a believer/child of God?

4. What does Isaiah say about idols and those who form them in Isaiah 44:9-20?

5. What additional insight to you gain from Psalm 115?

6. What does God promise in Isaiah 44:21-22?

7. What is the appropriate response to this according to Isaiah 44:23?

8. What does God say of Himself in Isaiah 44:24-28?

9. What do you learn from the following verses?
□ Psalm 8:3

□ Psalm 19:1-6

□ Psalm 104:2

□ Romans 1:20

10. Who is Cyrus that is mentioned in Isaiah 44:28? (Hint Ezra 1)

11. What does this chapter have to say about your life with God today?

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Head waters of the Jordan, Dan

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Isaiah Chapter 43

Read Isaiah Chapter 43
1. What series of great promises is found in Isaiah 43:1-3? Copy the verses that speak most to you.

2. What does God say of Israel in Isaiah 43:4?

3. What does God promise in Isaiah 43:5-7?

4. What does God say of Himself in Isaiah 43:10-13?

5. Copy Isaiah 43:13 here. Meditate on it and record your thoughts.

6. Who does God say He is in Isaiah 43:15?

7. What does God command and promise in Isaiah 43:18-19?

8. What does God say of Israel in Isaiah 43:22-24?

9. What does God say about the sins of the people in Isaiah 43:25?

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Flora – Israel

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