Commentary Isaiah’s service for God began with a recognition of who God is and who he is. God is the holiest and the one worthy of all glory. Isaiah was a sinner in a world of sinners. Despite the great gap between them, God offered forgiveness and an opportunity to serve with Him. It is easy to look around this world and see all the doom and gloom, to see the many errors of others, and –when we are honest – to see our many errors too. When we consider the holiness of God it can seem like the gap between us and Him is simply too great… and yet He desires to not only bridge the gap but to then use us to share that good news with others. Our role is to respond with repentance (turning away from our sin) and to offer ourselves, our very lives, to Him.
Question 1: Consider what God’s throne room looks like and what it conveys about Him. How does this impact your perspective of Him? Of yourself?
Question 2: Consider what God has offered to you and done for you. What has your response been in the area of being a wiling messenger for Him?
Pray through the lyrics of the song “Use Me” by Shaded Red that we closed our service with this week…
Song of God come in, take away my sin
Draw me closer, so I’m never away from you
Take my life oh God, let your will be done
When I walk this earth, I want to be like your Son.
Lord I give my life to you, I won’t turn back.
Use me, Use me; so I’m never away from you.
…then, identify one way God would like you to actively live this out in your relationships with Him and others today.
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