Isaiah 6:1 – 13, John 12:37 – 50
Isaiah 6:3 (NKJV)
3 And one cried to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; The whole earth is full of His glory!”
I. An encounter with the Holy One.
John 12:41 (NKJV)
41 These things Isaiah said when he saw His glory and spoke of Him.
II Ruination – the knowledge of self.
Isaiah 6:5 (NKJV)
5 So I said: “Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips, And I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King, The Lord of hosts.”
III Atonement – cleansing and forgiveness.
Romans 3:12 (NKJV)
12 They have all turned aside; They have together become unprofitable; There is none who does good, no, not one.”
Isaiah 6:7 (NKJV)
7 And he touched my mouth with it, and said: “Behold, this has touched your lips; Your iniquity is taken away, And your sin purged.”
IV The call and the response.
Isaiah 6:8 (NKJV)
8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: “Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?” Then I said, “Here am I! Send me.”
Isaiah 6:13 (NKJV)
13 But yet a tenth will be in it, And will return and be for consuming, As a terebinth tree or as an oak, Whose stump remains when it is cut down. So the holy seed shall be its stump.”