Week of December 7

December 7: Isaiah 24-25

1) Who would be affected by the devastation God announced in 24:1-3?

  1. >Priest and People
  2. >Slave and Master
  3. >Buyer and Seller
  4. >Lender and Borrower
  5. >All of the above

2) What will God be like for the poor and needy according to 25:4?

December 8: Isaiah 26-27

1) Who is the person God keeps in perfect peace according to 26:3?

2) To what creature did Isaiah compare God's defeat of evil in 27:1?

December 9: Isaiah 28

1) What will the Lord of Hosts be like to the remnant of his people (see v. 5-6)?

  1. >Crown of Glory
  2. >Diadem of Beauty
  3. >Spirit of Justice
  4. >Strength
  5. >All of the above

2) According to the Apostle Peter, to whom does the prophecy in Isaiah 28:16 refer (see 1 Peter 2:6-7)?

December 10: Isaiah 29

1) What describes the hypocritical condition of the people prior to God's judgment upon them (see v. 13)? See also Jesus' use of this scripture in Matthew 15:8-9.

  1. >Come near to God with their mouths
  2. >Honor God with their lips
  3. >Hearts are far from God
  4. >Worship is made up from man-made rules
  5. >All of the above

2) When Messiah comes, what are some of the miraculous signs Isaiah predicts will take place (see v. 18-19; compare that with Matthew 11:4)?

December 11: Isaiah 30

1) In a time of trouble, whose help did the children of Israel seek (see v. 2) and what did God's people say to His messengers -- the seers and prophets (see v. 9-11)?

2) Despite the rebellion of God's people and the resultant consequences, what longing did God express in verse 18? What promises did He reveal for a time to come (see v. 19-22)?

December 12: Isaiah 31-32

1) How would Israel's enemies, the Assyrians, be defeated according to Isaiah 31:8?

2) According to Isaiah 32:1-2, what are rulers like who lead in righteousness and justice?

  1. >Hiding place from the wind
  2. >Shelter from the storm
  3. >Streams of water in a dry place
  4. >Shade of a great rock in a weary land
  5. >All of the above

December 13: Discussion Questions

1) What passage uniquely spoke to you this week?

2) What insights did you gain about God?

3) What application might this have to what is happening in the world today?

4) How would God have you apply this truth to your life?