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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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