Train – long part of a robe that goes past the feet
Flaming Creatures/Seraphim – angels; spirits that serve God
Unclean – not pure, clean; not worthy
Desolate – not able to grow plants, without life
- What did Isaiah see?
- What were the angels saying about God? Why?
- Why would their voices make the temple shake?
- How did Isaiah respond to this scene?
- How did the angels respond to Isaiah?
- What did it mean to touch the coal to Isaiah’s lips?
- How would that make him clean?
- What kind of man is God looking for?
- How does Isaiah respond to God’s question?
- How was he prepared to be God’s messenger?
- What response can Isaiah expect from the people?
- What would happen if the people heard and understood?
- Why would God give a discouraging picture to his messenger?
- How does Isaiah react?
- What is God’s answer? How is this ending different from the other things God has said?
Isaiah delivered God’s words to the Jewish people for about 50 years. A few people listened to him, but most did not. If you were to come into the presence of a good God, how would you feel about yourself?