Week of November 30

Week of November 30

November 30: Isaiah 14

1) What welcome reversals did Isaiah prophesy for the people of Israel in verses 1-2?

2) What prideful boast of blasphemy is uttered by Lucifer/Day Star (see v. 13-14)?

  1. I will ascend to heaven above the stars of God
  2. I will set my throne on high; I will sit on the mount of assembly
  3. I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will make myself like the Most High
  4. All of the above

December 1: Isaiah 15-16

1) In God's judgment on Moab, where did he announce that there would be established a throne of love and righteous judgment for all nations (16:5)?

2) What major national sin on the part of the Moabites brought all the destruction and then weeping for the abundance they lost (16:6-11)?

December 2: Isaiah 17-18

1) In God's judgment on Damascus, capital of the Syrians, to whom does he say they will look in the day of judgment (17:7) rather than to their pagan altars and idols (17:8)?

2) While God discouraged an alliance of Judah with the ascendant Ethiopians against the mighty Assyrians, what did he say the Ethiopian people would ultimately do according to 18:7?

  1. Go it alone against the Assyrians
  2. Team up with the Moabites and the Syrians
  3. Bring tribute to the Lord on Mount Zion
  4. None of the above

December 3: Isaiah 19-20

1) In God's judgment upon Egypt, whose leaders led her people astray by consulting idols, sorcerers, mediums, and the necromancers, what amazing promises did he proclaim over Egypt looking forward (19:19-21)?

  1. God would send them a Savior
  2. God would make Himself known to them
  3. God would respond to their pleas for Him to heal them
  4. They would acknowledge the Lord
  5. All of the above

2) What message was God sending to Egypt when he instructed Isaiah to go about naked and barefoot for three years as a sign (see 20:1-4)? What effect did this have on those who put their trust in Egypt (v. 5-6)?

December 4: Isaiah 21-22

1) According to Isaiah 21:6-7, what did the watchman, posted day and night, see and hear?

2) When Isaiah foresaw the destruction of Jerusalem, what actions did the people take to protect themselves (22:8-11)? What action was the Lord looking for (v. 12)?

December 5: Isaiah 23

1) In God's pronouncement of judgment upon Tyre, what was the principal sin according to verse 9?

2) How long would Tyre experience God's judgment (v. 17) and what would happen after Tyre returned to her trade and her earnings (v. 18)?

December 6: 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?