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Men are never duly touched and impressed with a conviction of their insignificance, until they have contrasted themselves with the majesty of God.
–John Calvin

Read Isaiah Chapter 6
1. What do you learn from Isaiah 6:1 about when these events took place?

2. Over what Kingdom did King Uzziah reign?

3. When did King Uzziah die (what year)?

4. What do you learn about King Uzziah from the following verses?
□ 2 Chronicles 26:1,3
□ 2 Chronicles 26:16 to 23
□ 2 Chronicles 27:1-6

“Isaiah had a life-changing vision of Jesus Christ. The throne of Judah had changed occupants, but God was still on His throne and in perfect control of everything. When you worship, focus on God’s holiness, sovereignty, and glory. When things on earth are discouraging, start looking at things from heaven’s point of view. (Citations omitted)”
––W.W. Weirsbe, Be Comforted: Isaiah

5. What do you notice about the scene being described in Isaiah 6:1-4? What stands out?

6. What similarities to the scene in Isaiah 6 in the following scriptures?
□ 1 Kings 22:19
□ Ezekiel 1:21-28
□ Ezekiel 10:1-22
□ Revelation 4:1-8

7. What are Seraphim? Look them up in several sources and share what you find.

8. Copy Isaiah 6:3. Meditate on it. Consider also Revelation 4:8. Share your impressions if you feel led.

9. Describe a time when you were confronted with the holiness of God in your own life. How did that make you feel? What was your response?

‘The sight of a holy God, and the sound of the holy hymn of worship, brought great conviction to Isaiah’s heart; and he confessed that he was a sinner. Unclean lips are caused by an unclean heart. Isaiah cried out to be cleansed inwardly, and God met his need. If this scene had been on earth, the coals would have come from the brazen altar where sacrificial blood had been shed . . . Before we can minister to others, we must permit God to minister to us. Before we pronounce “woe” upon others, we must sincerely say, “Woe is me!”’
––W.W. Weirsbe, Be Comforted: Isaiah

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