THESIS AND OUTLINE
THESISIsaiah is allowed into the presence of God, immediately perceives his sinfulness in the presence of such holiness, receives remission of his sin through one act of sovereign grace andreadily and gratefully receives a commission from God to become His prophet and to go preachto His obstinate covenant people.OUTLINEA.
Isaiah’s Vision of the LORD (Is 6:1-7)
1.Isaiah is allowed to see God in a vision (v.1-4)2.Isaiah realizes his own sinfulness before a holy God and is cleansed of his sin (v.5-7)
Isaiah’s Commission from the LORD (Is 6:8-13)
1.The LORD issues a call, and Isaiah responds (v. 8)2.God gives Isaiah a commission. (v.9-12)a.They will not understand or perceive (v. 9b) b.The people’s hearts will be dull, their ears heavy and their eyes blind, so they cannothear the message (v.10).3.The length of this commission (v. 11-13)a.Isaiah inquires of the length of this commission (v. 11a) b.God responds by describing the desolation in the land (v. 11b-12)c.God continues to describe the punishment (v. 13a)d.God speaks of a remainder (v.13b)