Today we will wrap up the series, “What Happens When We…Worship” as we take a look at the prophet Isaiah and examine how worship played a significant role in God’s calling upon his life.
A Prophet is Commissioned
(A Sense of God’s Presence)
In the year of King Uzziah’s death I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, lofty and exalted, with the train of His robe filling the temple. Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew.
v. 1-2 NASB
Isaiah said this because he saw Jesus’ glory and spoke about Him.
John 12:41 NIV
(An Alertness to God’s Holiness)
And one called out to another and said,
“Holy, Holy, Holy, is the LORD of hosts, the whole earth is full of His glory.”
And the foundations of the thresholds trembled at the voice of him who called out, while the temple was filling with smoke.
v. 3-4 NASB
Be still, and know that I am God.
Psalm 46:10 NKJV
(A Confession of My Sinfulness)
Then I said, “Woe is me, for I am ruined! Because I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips; for my eyes have seen the King, the LORD of hosts.”
v. 5 NASB
…all our righteous acts are like filthy rags.
Isaiah 64:6b NIV
(An Experience of God’s Cleansing)
Then one of the seraphim flew to me with a burning coal in his hand, which he had taken from the altar with tongs. He touched my mouth with it and said, “Behold, this has touched your lips; and your iniquity is taken away and your sin is forgiven.”
v. 6-7 NASB
If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
1 John 1:9 CSB
(A Response to God’s Calling)
Then 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!”
v. 8 NASB