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ISAIAH CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO. PROPHET - DATE JONAH(825-785BC)? JOEL(800BC)? HOSEA(785-725BC)? MICAH(785-710BC)? AMOS(784BC)? ISAIAH(701-681BC)? NAHUM (700BC)?

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1 ISAIAH CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO

2 PROPHET - DATE JONAH( BC)? JOEL(800BC)? HOSEA( BC)? MICAH( BC)? AMOS(784BC)? ISAIAH( BC)? NAHUM (700BC)? ZEPHANIAH(630BC)? JEREMIAH( BC)? DANIEL ( BC)? HABAKKUK(598BC)? EZEKIEL( BC)? OBADIAH( BC)? EZRA ( BC)? HAGGAI( BC)? ZECHARIAH( BC)? MALACHI( BC)? KING / EVENT - DATE TIGLATH-PILESER ( BC)? HEZEKIAH (JUDAH) ( BC)? SHALMANESER ( BC)? ISRAEL TAKEN CAPTIVE (722BC)? SENNACHERIB ( BC)? NEBUCHADNEZZAR ( BC)? ZEDEKIAH (JUDAH) ( BC)? JUDAH TAKEN CAPTIVE (586BC)? BELSHAZZAR( BC)? CYRUS ( BC)? BABYLON DESTROYED (536BC)? DARIUS ( BC)?

3 OUTLINE ISAIAH CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO GREAT PROSPERITY UNDER HEZEKIAHV. 1-8 IMPENDING CALAMITIESV JEWS REJECTED & GENTILES CALLEDV. 15 PROSPERITY OF THE CHURCHV

4 READ:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. 3The eyes of those who see will not be dim, And the ears of those who hear will listen. 4Also the heart of the rash will understand knowledge, And the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly.

5 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. 3The eyes of those who see will not be dim, And the ears of those who hear will listen. 4Also the heart of the rash will understand knowledge, And the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly. WHO IS THIS KING?WHO ARE THESE PRINCES? WHO IS THIS MAN – ROCK?WHAT WILL HE DO? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THEIR EYES? THEIR EARS? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE HEART OF THE RASH? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE STAMMERING TONGUE?

6 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. WHO IS THIS KING?HEZEKIAH? CHRIST? WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT HEZEKIAH? READ:2 KINGS 18:1-7 1Now it came to pass in the third year of Hoshea the son of Elah, king of Israel, that Hezekiah the son of Ahaz, king of Judah, began to reign. 2He was twenty-five years old when he became king and he reigned twenty-nine years in Jerusalem. His mother's name was Abi the daughter of Zechariah. 3And he did what was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father David had done. 7The LORD was with him; he prospered wherever he went. And he rebelled against the king of Assyria and did not serve him.

7 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. WHO IS THIS KING?HEZEKIAH? CHRIST? WHAT DID THE PSALMSIT SAY ABOUT THE LORD? READ:PSALMS 72:1-4 1Give the king Your judgments, O God, And Your righteousness to the king's Son. 2He will judge Your people with righteousness, And Your poor with justice. 3The mountains will bring peace to the people, And the little hills, by righteousness. 4He will bring justice to the poor of the people; He will save the children of the needy, And will break in pieces the oppressor. NKJV

8 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. WHO IS THIS WICKED PRINCE?ZEDEKIAH? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO ZEDEKIAH? WHO WILL THE LORD GIVE THE KINGDOM TO? CHRIST? READ:EZEKIEL 21: Now to you, O profane, wicked prince of Israel, whose day has come, whose iniquity shall end, 26Thus says the Lord GOD: Remove the turban, and take off the crown. Nothing shall remain the same. Exalt the humble, and humble the exalted. 27Overthrown, overthrown, I will make it overthrown! It shall be no longer, Until He comes whose right it is, and I will give it to Him. NKJV

9 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. WHO WILL THE LORD GIVE THE KINGDOM TO? CHRIST? WHAT PEOPLE WILL HE MAKE HIS COVENANT WITH? READ:EZEKIEL 37: David My servant shall be king over them, and they shall all have one shepherd; they shall also walk in My judgments and observe My statutes, and do them. 25Then they shall dwell in the land that I have given to Jacob My servant, where your fathers dwelt; and they shall dwell there, they, their children, and their children's children, forever; and My servant David shall be their prince forever. 26Moreover I will make a covenant of peace with them, and it shall be an everlasting covenant with them; I will establish them and multiply them, and I will set My sanctuary in their midst forevermore. 27My tabernacle shall be with them; Indeed, I will be their God and they shall be My people. 28The nations also will know that I, the LORD, sanctify Israel, when My sanctuary is in their midst forevermore.

10 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. WHO WILL THE LORD GIVE THE KINGDOM TO? CHRIST? WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT HIS KINGDOM? READ:DANIEL 7: I was watching in the night visions, And behold, One like the Son of Man, Coming with the clouds of heaven! He came to the Ancient of Days. And they brought Him near before Him. 14Then to Him was given dominion and glory and a kingdom, That all peoples, nations, and languages should serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion, Which shall not pass away, And His kingdom the one Which shall not be destroyed. NKJV READ:DANIEL 7:27 27 Then the kingdom and dominion, And the greatness of the kingdoms under the whole heaven, Shall be given to the people, the saints of the Most High. His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. And All dominions shall serve and obey Him. NKJV

11 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 WHO WILL THE LORD GIVE THE KINGDOM TO? CHRIST? WHEN WILL THIS HAPPEN? READ:HOSEA 3:4-5 4For the children of Israel shall abide many days without king or prince, without sacrifice or sacred pillar, without ephod or teraphim. 5Afterward the children of Israel shall return and seek the LORD their God and David their king. They shall fear the LORD and His goodness in the latter days. HOW WILL THIS KING ENTER JERUSALEM? READ:ZECHARIAH 9:9-10 9Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your King is coming to you; He is just and having salvation, Lowly and riding on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey. 10I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim and the horse from Jerusalem; the battle bow shall be cut off. He shall speak peace to the nations; His dominion shall be from sea to sea, And from the River to the ends of the earth. NKJV

12 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. WHO WILL THE LORD GIVE THE KINGDOM TO? CHRIST? WHAT IS SAID ABOUT HIS KINGDOM? IT IS AN EVERLASTING KINGDOM? READ:PSALMS 145:13 13Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom And Your dominion endures throughout all generations. NKJV WHO MAY ENTER THIS KINGDOM? READ:2 PETER 1:11 10Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble; 11for so an entrance will be supplied to you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. NKJV

13 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. WHO ARE THESE PRINCES?CHRISTAINS? SAINTS? WHERE MAY THEY EAT AND DRINK? AT THE LORDS TABLE? READ:LUKE 22: But you are those who have continued with Me in My trials. 29And I bestow upon you a kingdom, just as My Father bestowed one upon Me, 30That you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.NKJV

14 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 1Behold, a king will reign in righteousness, And princes will rule with justice. WHO ARE THESE PRINCES?CHRISTAINS? SAINTS? WHAT AUTHORITY IS GIVEN THEM? READ:1 CORINTHIANS 6:2-3 2Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world will be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters? 3Do you not know that we shall judge angels? How much more, things that pertain to this life?NKJV IS THIS AUTHORITY CONDITIONAL? READ:2 TIMOTHY 2:12 12If we endure, We shall also reign with Him. If we deny Him, He also will deny us. NKJV

15 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 WHO ARE THESE PRINCES?CHRISTAINS? SAINTS? WHAT WILL THE LORD GIVE THEM?POWER & AUTHORITY? IS THIS CONDITIONAL? READ:REVELATION 2: But hold fast what you have till I come. 26And he who overcomes, and keeps My works until the end, to him I will give power over the nations 27He shall rule them with a rod of iron; They shall be dashed to pieces like the potter's vessels as I also have received from My Father; NKJV WHAT WILL THE LORD PERMIT THEM TO DO? COME AND DINE WITH HIM? READ:REVELATION 3: Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and dine with him, and he with Me. 21To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne. NKJV

16 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. WHO IS THIS MAN? – GREAT ROCK?JESUS? HOW DID PILATE REFER TO JESUS? BEHOLD THE MAN! READ:JOHN 19:5 5Then Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. And Pilate said to them, Behold the Man! HOW DID THE LORD REFER TO HIMSELF? JESUS?SON OF MAN? READ:MATTHEW 26:64 64Jesus said to Caiaphas, It is as you said. Nevertheless, I say to you, hereafter you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Power, and coming on the clouds of heaven.NKJV

17 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. WHO IS THIS MAN? – GREAT ROCK?JESUS? HOW DID THE LORD REFER TO HIMSELF? SON OF GOD?SON OF MAN ? READ:JOHN 5: Most assuredly I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God; and those who hear will live. 26For as the Father has life in Himself, So He has granted the Son to have life in Himself, 27And has given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of Man. NKJV

18 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. WHO IS THIS MAN? – GREAT ROCK? HOW DID THE LORD REFER TO HIMSELF? SON OF GOD?SON OF MAN ? READ:JOHN 5: I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear will live. 26As the Father has life in Himself, So He has granted the Son to have life in Himself, 27And has given Him authority to execute judgment, because He is the Son of Man. NKJV

19 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. WHO IS THIS MAN? – GREAT ROCK? WHAT WILL HE DO? WHAT DID THE LORD SAY TO ELIJAH? I WILL SEND RAIN ON THE EARTH READ:1 KINGS 18:1 1And it came to pass after many days the word of the LORD came to Elijah, in the third year, Saying, Go, present yourself to Ahab. And I will send rain on the earth.

20 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. WHO IS THIS MAN? – GREAT ROCK? WHAT WILL HE DO? WHAT DID DAVID SAY ABOUT THE LORD? HE LEADS ME BESIDE THE STILL WATERS READ:PSALMS 23:1-3 1The LORD is my shepherd. I shall not want. 2He makes me to lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside the still waters. 3He restores my soul. He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name's sake. NKJV

21 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. WHO IS THIS MAN? – GREAT ROCK? WHAT WILL HE DO? WHAT DID THE PSALMIST SAY THE LORD CAN DO? READ:PSALMS 107: He turns rivers into a wilderness, And the water-springs into dry ground; 34A fruitful land into barrenness, For the wickedness of those who dwell in it. 35He turns a wilderness into pools of water, And dry land into water-springs. NKJV

22 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 2A man will be as a hiding place from the wind, And a cover from the tempest, As rivers of water in a dry place, As the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. WHO IS THIS MAN? – GREAT ROCK? WHAT WILL HE DO? CAUSE THEM TO WALK BY RIVERS OF WATERS READ:JEREMIAH 31:9 9They shall come with weeping, And with supplications I will lead them. I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters, In a straight way in which they shall not stumble; I am a Father to Israel, and Ephraim is My firstborn. NKJV

23 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 3The eyes of those who see will not be dim, And the ears of those who hear will listen. WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THEIR EYES? THEIR EARS? WHAT DID MOSES SAY TO THE ISRAELITES? WHY WERE THEY UNABLE TO SEE OR HEAR? READ:DEUTERONOMY 29:2-4 2Now Moses called all Israel and said to them: You have seen all that the LORD did before your eyes in the land of Egypt, to Pharaoh and to all his servants and to all his land - 3The great trials which your eyes have seen, the signs, and those great wonders. 4Yet the LORD has not given you a heart to perceive and eyes to see and ears to hear, to this very day. NKJV

24 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 3The eyes of those who see will not be dim, And the ears of those who hear will listen. WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THEIR EYES? THEIR EARS? WHY WERE THEY UNABLE TO SEE OR HEAR? HOW DID THE WORD OF THE LORD COME TO THEM? READ:ISAIAH 28: For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept, Line upon line, line upon line, Here a little, there a little. 11For with stammering lips and another tongue He will speak to this people, 12To whom He said, This is the rest with which You may cause the weary to rest, And, This is the refreshing; Yet they would not hear. 13But the word of the LORD was to them, Precept upon precept, precept upon precept, Line upon line, line upon line, Here a little, there a little, That they might go and fall backward, and be broken And snared and caught. NKJV

25 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 3The eyes of those who see will not be dim, And the ears of those who hear will listen. 4Also the heart of the rash will understand knowledge, And the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly. WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE STAMMERING TONGUE? WHAT DID MOSES SAY TO THE LORD? HOW DID THE LORD RESPOND? READ:EXODUS 4: Then Moses said to the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before nor since You have spoken to Your servant; but I am slow of speech and slow of tongue. 11So the LORD said to him, Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes the mute, the deaf, the seeing, or the blind? Have not I, the LORD? 12Now therefore, Go, I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall say.NKJV

26 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 3The eyes of those who see will not be dim, And the ears of those who hear will listen. WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THEIR EYES? THEIR EARS? WHAT DID JEREMIAH SAY TO THE LORD? HOW DID THE LORD RESPOND? READ:JEREMIAH 1:6-8 6Then I said: Ah, LORD! Behold, I cannot speak, for I am a youth. 7But the LORD said to me: Do not say, I am a youth. For you shall go to all to whom I send you, And whatever I command you, you shall speak. 8Do not be afraid of their faces, For I am with you to deliver you," says the LORD. NKJV

27 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:1-4 3The eyes of those who see will not be dim, And the ears of those who hear will listen. 4Also the heart of the rash will understand knowledge, And the tongue of the stammerers will be ready to speak plainly. WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE STAMMERING TONGUE? WHAT DID THE LORD SAY TO HIS DISCIPLES? READ:MATTHEW 10: But when they deliver you up, do not worry about how or what you should speak. For it will be given to you in that hour what you should speak; 20For it is not you who speak But the Spirit of your Father who speaks in you. NKJV READ:LUKE 21: Therefore settle it in your hearts not to meditate beforehand on what you will answer; 15For I will give you a mouth and wisdom which all your adversaries will not be able to contradict or resist. NKJV

28 READ:ISAIAH 32:5-8 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 5The foolish person will no longer be called generous, Nor the miser said to be bountiful; 6For the foolish person will speak foolishness, And his heart will work iniquity: To practice ungodliness, To utter error against the LORD, To keep the hungry unsatisfied, And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. 7Also the schemes of the schemer are evil; He devises wicked plans To destroy the poor with lying words, Even when the needy speaks justice. 8But a generous man devises generous things,And by generosity he shall stand.

29 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 5The foolish person will no longer be called generous, Nor the miser said to be bountiful; 6For the foolish person will speak foolishness, And his heart will work iniquity: To practice ungodliness, To utter error against the LORD, To keep the hungry unsatisfied, And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. 7Also the schemes of the schemer are evil; He devises wicked plans To destroy the poor with lying words, Even when the needy speaks justice. 8But a generous man devises generous things, And by generosity he shall stand. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE FOOLISH? THE SCHEMER?THE GENEROUS?

30 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 5The foolish person will no longer be called generous, Nor the miser said to be bountiful; 6For the foolish person will speak foolishness, And his heart will work iniquity: To practice ungodliness, To utter error against the LORD, To keep the hungry unsatisfied, And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE FOOLISH? WHAT DID ABIGAIL SAY ABOUT NABAL? WHAT DOES NABEL MEAN? READ:1 SAMUEL 25:25 25Please let not my lord regard this scoundrel Nabal. For as his name is, so is he: Nabal is his name, and folly is with him! I, your maidservant, did not see the young men of my lord whom you sent. NKJV

31 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 5The foolish person will no longer be called generous, Nor the miser said to be bountiful; 6For the foolish person will speak foolishness, And his heart will work iniquity: To practice ungodliness, To utter error against the LORD, To keep the hungry unsatisfied, And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. WHAT DID DAVID SAY ABOUT ABNER? DID ABNER DIE AS A FOOL? READ:2 SAMUEL 3: And King David sang a lament over Abner and said: Should Abner die as a fool dies? 34Your hands were not bound Nor your feet put into fetters. As a man falls before wicked men, so you fell. Then all the people wept over him again. NKJV

32 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 5The foolish person will no longer be called generous, Nor the miser said to be bountiful; 6For the foolish person will speak foolishness, And his heart will work iniquity: To practice ungodliness, To utter error against the LORD, To keep the hungry unsatisfied, And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. WHAT DID JOBS WIFE SAY TO JOB? HOW DID JOB RESPOND? YOU SPEAK AS ONE OF THE FOOLISH WOMEN SPEAKS READ:JOB 2:9-10 9Then Jobs wife said to him: Do you still hold fast to your integrity? Curse God and die! 10But Job said to her: You speak as one of the foolish women speaks. Shall we indeed accept good from God and shall we not accept adversity? In all this Job did not sin with his lips. NKJV

33 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 5The foolish person will no longer be called generous, Nor the miser said to be bountiful; 6For the foolish person will speak foolishness, And his heart will work iniquity: To practice ungodliness, To utter error against the LORD, To keep the hungry unsatisfied, And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. WHAT DID DAVID SAY ABOUT THE FOOLISH? THE FOOL SAYS IN HIS HEART THERE IS NO GOD READ:PSALMS 14:1 1The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, They have done abominable works, There is none who does good. NKJV A FOOLISH PEOPLE HAS BLASPHEMED YOUR NAME READ:PSALMS 74:18 18Remember this, that the enemy has reproached, O LORD, And that a foolish people has blasphemed Your name.

34 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 5The foolish person will no longer be called generous, Nor the miser said to be bountiful; 6For the foolish person will speak foolishness, And his heart will work iniquity: To practice ungodliness, To utter error against the LORD, To keep the hungry unsatisfied, And he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail. WHAT DID SOLOMON SAY ABOUT THE FOOLISH? READ:PROVERBS 19:3 3The foolishness of a man twists his way, And his heart frets against the LORD. NKJV

35 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 7Also the schemes of the schemer are evil; He devises wicked plans To destroy the poor with lying words, Even when the needy speaks justice. 8But a generous man devises generous things, And by generosity he shall stand. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE SCHEMER? READ:MICAH 7:2-3 2The faithful man has perished from the earth, And there is no one upright among men. They all lie in wait for blood; Every man hunts his brother with a net. 3That they may successfully do evil with both hands - the prince asks for gifts, The judge seeks a bribe, And the great man utters his evil desire; So They scheme together. NKJV

36 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE SCHEMER? READ:JEREMIAH 5: For among My people are found wicked men; They lie in wait as one who sets snares; They set a trap and They catch men. 27As a cage is full of birds, So their houses are full of deceit. Therefore they have become great and grown rich. 28They have grown fat and sleek; Yes, they surpass the deeds of the wicked; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the fatherless; Yet they prosper, And the right of the needy they do not defend. 29Shall I not punish them for these things? Says the LORD.Shall I not avenge Myself on such a nation as this? NKJV

37 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 A REIGN OF RIGHTEOUSNESS 7Also the schemes of the schemer are evil; He devises wicked plans To destroy the poor with lying words, Even when the needy speaks justice. 8But a generous man devises generous things, And by generosity he shall stand. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE GENEROUS? READ:PROVERBS 11: There is one who scatters, yet increases more; And there is one who withholds more than is right But it leads to poverty. 25The generous soul will be made rich, And he who waters will also be watered himself. NKJV 26The people will curse him who withholds grain, But blessing will be on the head of him who sells it. NKJV

38 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 8But a generous man devises generous things, And by generosity he shall stand. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE GENEROUS? WHAT DID THE LORD ASK ISRAEL TO DO? HOW DID ISREAL GIVE TO THE LORD? READ:EXODUS 25:1-2 1Then the LORD spoke to Moses, Saying: 2Speak to the children of Israel, that they bring Me an offering. From everyone who gives it willingly with his heart you shall take My offering.NKJV READ:EXODUS 35:29 29The children of Israel brought a freewill offering to the LORD, all the men and women whose hearts were willing to bring material for all kinds of work which the LORD, by the hand of Moses, had commanded to be done. NKJV

39 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 8But a generous man devises generous things, And by generosity he shall stand. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE GENEROUS? HOW DID ISREAL GIVE TO THE LORD? READ:1 CHRONICLES 29:6-9 6Then the leaders of the fathers' houses, leaders of the tribes of Israel, the captains of thousands and of hundreds, with the officers over the king's work, offered willingly. 7They gave for the work of the house of God five thousand talents and ten thousand darics of gold, ten thousand talents of silver, eighteen thousand talents of bronze, and one hundred thousand talents of iron. 8And whoever had precious stones gave them to the treasury of the house of the LORD, into the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite. 9Then the people rejoiced, for they had offered willingly, because with a loyal heart they had offered willingly to the LORD. And King David also rejoiced greatly. NKJV

40 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 8But a generous man devises generous things, And by generosity he shall stand. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE GENEROUS? HOW DID ISREAL GIVE TO THE LORD? READ:EZRA 2: Some of the heads of the fathers' houses, when they came to the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem, offered freely for the house of God, to erect it in its place: 69According to their ability, they gave to the treasury for the work 61,000 gold drachmas, 5,000 minas of silver and one hundred priestly garments. NKJV

41 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 8But a generous man devises generous things, And by generosity he shall stand. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE GENEROUS? HOW DID ISREAL GIVE TO THE LORD? READ:EZRA 8: And I separated twelve of the leaders of the priests Sherebiah, Hashabiah and ten of their brethren 25And weighed out to them the silver, the gold, and the articles, the offering for the house of our God which the king and his counselors and his princes, and all Israel who were present, had offered. 26I weighed into their hand 650 talents of silver, silver articles weighing 100 talents, 100 talents of gold, 27Twenty gold basins worth 1,000 drachmas and two vessels of fine polished bronze, precious as gold. NKJV 28And I said to them, "You are holy to the LORD; the articles are holy also; and the silver and the gold are a freewill offering to the LORD God of your fathers.NKJV

42 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:5-8 8But a generous man devises generous things, And by generosity he shall stand. WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THE GENEROUS? HOW DID ISREAL GIVE TO THE LORD? READ:NEHEMIAH 7: And some of the heads of the fathers' houses gave to the work. The governor gave to the treasury 100,000 gold drachmas, 50 basins, and 530 priestly garments. 71Some of the heads of the fathers' houses gave to the treasury of the work 20,000 gold drachmas and 2,200 silver minas. 72And that which the rest of the people gave was 2,000 gold drachmas, 2,000 silver minas and 67 priestly garments. NKJV

43 READ:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. 11Tremble, you women who are at ease; Be troubled, you complacent ones; Strip yourselves, make yourselves bare, And gird sackcloth on your waists.

44 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. 11Tremble, you women who are at ease; Be troubled, you complacent ones; Strip yourselves, make yourselves bare, And gird sackcloth on your waists. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY? WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN?WHEN?

45 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THEM? READ:PROVERBS 1: Therefore they shall eat the fruit of their own way, And be filled to the full with their own fancies. 32For the turning away of the simple will slay them; And the complacency of fools will destroy them; 33But whoever listens to me will dwell safely, And will be secure, without fear of evil." NKJV

46 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THEM? READ:ZEPHANIAH 1:13 12And it shall come to pass at that time That I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and punish the men who are settled in complacency, Who say in their heart: The LORD will not do good Nor will He do evil. 13Therefore their goods shall become booty, And their houses a desolation; They shall build houses, but not inhabit them; They shall plant vineyards, but not drink their wine." NKJV

47 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? WHAT DID JOB SAY ABOUT BEING AT EASE? READ:JOB 7: When I say, My bed will comfort me. My couch will ease my complaint, 14Then You scare me with dreams And terrify me with visions, 15So that my soul chooses strangling And death rather than my body. 16I loathe my life; I would not live forever. Let me alone, For my days are but a breath. NKJV

48 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? WHAT TROUBLED NEBUCHADNEZZAR?WHY? READ:DANIEL 4:4-6 4I, Nebuchadnezzar, was at rest in my house, and flourishing in my palace. 5I saw a dream which made me afraid. And the thoughts on my bed and the visions of my head troubled me. 6Therefore I issued a decree to bring in all the wise men of Babylon before me, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream.NKJV

49 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? WHAT DID THE LORD SAY ABOUT THOSE AT EASE IN ZION? IS THIS A MESSAGE FOR US TODAY? READ:AMOS 6:1 1Woe to you who are at ease in Zion, And trust in Mount Samaria, Notable persons in the chief nation, To whom the house of Israel comes! NKJV

50 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? HOW LONG HAS MOAB BEEN AT EASE? IS THIS A MESSAGE FOR US TODAY? READ:JEREMIAH 48:11 11Moab has been at ease from his youth; He has settled on his dregs, And has not been emptied from vessel to vessel, Nor has he gone into captivity. Therefore his taste remained in him, and his scent has not changed.

51 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? WHY WAS THE LORD ANGRY WITH THE NATIONS? IS THIS A MESSAGE FOR US TODAY? READ:ZECHARIAH 1:15 14So the angel who spoke with me said to me, "Proclaim, saying, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts: "I am zealous for Jerusalem And for Zion with great zeal. 15I am exceedingly angry with the nations at ease; For I was a little angry and they helped But with evil intent. NKJV

52 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? WHAT WAS THE ATTITUDE OF THIS RICH MAN? IS THIS A MESSAGE FOR US TODAY? READ:LUKE 12: Jesus spoke a parable to them, Saying: The ground of a certain rich man yielded plentifully. 17And he thought within himself, Saying, What shall I do, since I have no room to store my crops? 18So he said, I will do this: I will pull down my barns and build greater, and there I will store all my crops and my goods. 19And I will say to my soul: Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease. Eat, drink, and be merry. 20But God said to him, Fool! This night your soul will be required of you. Then whose will those things be which you have provided?NKJV

53 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:9-11 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 9Rise up, you women who are at ease, Hear my voice; You complacent daughters, Give ear to my speech. 10In a year and some days You will be troubled, you complacent women; For the vintage will fail, The gathering will not come. WHO IS ISAIAH SPEAKING TO?WOMEN? WHAT IS COMPLACENCY?AT EASE? WHAT CITY IS THIS?NINEVEH? WHAT HAPPENED TO NINEVEH?WHY? READ:ZEPHANIAH 2:15 15This is the rejoicing city that dwelt securely, that said in her heart, I am it. There is none besides me. How has she become a desolation, A place for beasts to lie down! Everyone who passes by her shall hiss and shake his fist. NKJV

54 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Tremble, you women who are at ease; Be troubled, you complacent ones; Strip yourselves, make yourselves bare, And gird sackcloth on your waists. WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN TO THEM?WHEN? WHAT HAPPEN TO NINEVEH?WHY? READ:NAHUM 3:5-7 5Behold, I am against you, Says the LORD of hosts. I will lift your skirts over your face, I will show the nations your nakedness, And the kingdoms your shame. 6I will cast abominable filth upon you, Make you vile, And Make you a spectacle. 7It shall come to pass that all who look upon you Will flee from you, and Say, Nineveh is laid waste! Who will bemoan her? Where shall I seek comforters for you?NKJV

55 READ:ISAIAH 32:12-15 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 12People shall mourn upon their breasts For the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine. 13On the land of my people will come up thorns and briers, Yes, on all the happy homes in the joyous city; 14Because the palaces will be forsaken, The bustling city will be deserted. The forts and towers will become lairs forever, A joy of wild donkeys, a pasture of flocks 15Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest.

56 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:12-15 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 12People shall mourn upon their breasts For the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine. 13On the land of my people will come up thorns and briers, Yes, on all the happy homes in the joyous city; 14Because the palaces will be forsaken, The bustling city will be deserted. The forts and towers will become lairs forever, A joy of wild donkeys, a pasture of flocks 15Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest. WHY ARE THE PEOPLE BEATING THEIR BREASTS? WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE LAND? THE CITY?THE FORTS & THE TOWERS? WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTERWARD?

57 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:12-15 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 12People shall mourn upon their breasts For the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine. WHAT DID THE WOMEN OF NINEVAH DO? READ:NAHUM 2:7 7It is decreed: She shall be led away captive, She shall be brought up; And her maidservants shall lead her as with the voice of doves, Beating their breasts. NKJV

58 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:12-15 CONSEQUENCES OF COMPLACENCY 12People shall mourn upon their breasts For the pleasant fields, for the fruitful vine. 13On the land of my people will come up thorns and briers, Yes, on all the happy homes in the joyous city; WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE LAND? THE CITY?THE FORTS & THE TOWERS? WHAT HAPPENED TO SAMARIA? READ:HOSEA 10:7-8 7As for Samaria, her king is cut off Like a twig on the water. 8Also the high places of Aven, the sin of Israel, Shall be destroyed. The thorn and thistle shall grow on their altars; They shall say to the mountains, Cover us! And to the hills, Fall on us!NKJV

59 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Because the palaces will be forsaken, The bustling city will be deserted. The forts and towers will become lairs forever, A joy of wild donkeys, a pasture of flocks WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE LAND? THE CITY?THE FORTS & THE TOWERS? WHO WAS ZIMRI?KING OF ISRAEL? WHAT DID ZIMRI DO? WHY? HE BURNED THE KINGS HOUSE UPON HIMSELF? READ:1 KINGS 16: And it happened, when Zimri saw that the city was taken, that he went into the citadel of the king's house and burned the king's house down upon himself with fire, and died, 19Because of the sins which he had committed in doing evil in the sight of the LORD, in walking in the way of Jeroboam, and in his sin which he had committed to make Israel sin. NKJV

60 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Because the palaces will be forsaken, The bustling city will be deserted. The forts and towers will become lairs forever, A joy of wild donkeys, a pasture of flocks WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE LAND? THE CITY?THE FORTS & THE TOWERS? WHO WAS JOTHAM?KING OF JUDAH? WHAT DID JOTHAM DO? BUILT FORTRESSES AND TOWERS? READ:2 CHRONICLES 27:3-4 3He built the Upper Gate of the house of the LORD, and he built extensively on the wall of Ophel. 4Moreover he built cities in the mountains of Judah, and in the forests he built fortresses and towers.NKJV

61 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Because the palaces will be forsaken, The bustling city will be deserted. The forts and towers will become lairs forever, A joy of wild donkeys, a pasture of flocks WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE LAND? THE CITY?THE FORTS & THE TOWERS? WHO WERE THE NETHENIM? SERVANTS OF THE LEVITES? WHAT DID THE NETHENIM DO? HELPED REBUILD THE WALLS OF JERUSALEM? READ:NEHEMIAH 3: Moreover the Nethinim who dwelt in Ophel made repairs as far as the place in front of the Water Gate toward the east, and on the projecting tower. 27After them the Tekoites repaired another section, next to the great projecting tower, and as far as the wall of Ophel.NKJV

62 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Because the palaces will be forsaken, The bustling city will be deserted. The forts and towers will become lairs forever, A joy of wild donkeys, a pasture of flocks WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO THE PALACES? WHY DID THE LORD DESTROY THESE PALACES? WHAT DID THESE PALACES REPRESENT? READ:AMOS 1:4-12 4I will send a fire into the house of Hazael, which shall devour the palaces of Ben-Hadad. NKJV 7I will send a fire upon the wall of Gaza, which shall devour its palaces. NKJV 10I will send a fire upon the wall of Tyre, which shall devour its palaces.NKJV 12I will send a fire upon Teman, which shall devour the palaces of Bozrah.NKJV

63 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest. WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTERWARD? THE LORD WILL POUR OUT OF HIS SPIRIT? WHAT WILL THE LORD DO FOR ISRAEL?WHY? READ:EZEKIEL 36: I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will take the heart of stone out of your flesh and give you a heart of flesh. 27I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will keep My judgments and do them. NKJV 28Then you shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; you shall be My people, and I will be your God. NKJV

64 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest. WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTERWARD? THE LORD WILL POUR OUT OF HIS SPIRIT? WHAT WILL THE LORD DO FOR ISRAEL?WHY? READ:EZEKIEL 39: When I have brought them back from the peoples and gathered them out of their enemies' lands, and I am hallowed in them in the sight of many nations 28Then they shall know that I am the LORD their God, who sent them into captivity among the nations, but also brought them back to their land and left none of them captive any longer. 29And I will not hide My face from them anymore; for I shall have poured out My Spirit on the house of Israel, Says the Lord GOD.NKJV

65 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest. WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTERWARD? THE LORD WILL POUR OUT OF HIS SPIRIT? WHAT WILL THE LORD DO? WHY? WHEN WILL THIS COME TO PASS? READ:JOEL 2: And it shall come to pass afterward That I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your old men shall dream dreams, Your young men shall see visions. 29And also on My menservants and on My maidservants I will pour out My Spirit in those days. NKJV

66 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest. WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTERWARD? THE LORD WILL POUR OUT OF HIS SPIRIT? WHAT WILL THE LORD DO? POUR OUT THE SPIRIT OF GRACE? WHO WILL THEY MOURN FOR?WHY? READ:ZECHARIAH 12:10 10And I will pour on the house of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they pierced. Yes, They will mourn for Him as one mourns for his only son, and grieve for Him as one grieves for a firstborn.

67 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest. WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTERWARD? THE LORD WILL POUR OUT OF HIS SPIRIT? WHAT DID JESUS TELL HIS APOSTLES TO DO? TARRY IN JERUSALEM?WHY? WHAT DID THE LORD PROMISE THEM? THE GIFT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT? READ:LUKE 24:49 49Behold, I send the Promise of My Father upon you; but tarry in the city of Jerusalem until you are endued with power from on high.NKJV

68 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Until the Spirit is poured upon us from on high, And the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, And the fruitful field is counted as a forest. WHAT WILL HAPPEN AFTERWARD? THE LORD WILL POUR OUT OF HIS SPIRIT? WHAT HAPPENED ON THE DAY OF PENTECOST? THE LORD POURED OUT HIS SPIRIT UPON THE APOSTLES? WHAT PROPHET IS PETER QUOTING?JOEL 2:28-29 READ:ACTS 2: And it shall come to pass in the last days, Says God, That I will pour out of My Spirit on all flesh; Your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, Your young men shall see visions, Your old men shall dream dreams. 18And on My menservants and on My maidservants I will pour out My Spirit in those days; And they shall prophesy.NKJV

69 READ:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 16Then justice will dwell in the wilderness, And righteousness remain in the fruitful field. 17The work of righteousness will be peace, And the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever. 18My people will dwell in a peaceful habitation, In secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places, 19Though hail comes down on the forest, And the city is brought low in humiliation.

70 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 16Then justice will dwell in the wilderness, And righteousness remain in the fruitful field. 17The work of righteousness will be peace, And the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever. 18My people will dwell in a peaceful habitation, In secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places, 19Though hail comes down on the forest, And the city is brought low in humiliation. WHERE WILL JUSTICE & RIGHTEOUSNESS DWELL? WHAT IS THE WORK OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? PEACE? WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? HOW WILL THE LORDS PEOPLE DWELL? PEACEFUL - SECURE - QUIET REST WHERE & WHEN WILL THIS HAPPEN?

71 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 16Then justice will dwell in the wilderness, And righteousness remain in the fruitful field. WHERE WILL JUSTICE & RIGHTEOUSNESS DWELL? IN HIS HOLY MOUTAIN?MOUNT ZION? READ:PSALMS 48:1-3 THE GLORY OF GOD IN ZION 1Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised In the city of our God, In His holy mountain. 2Beautiful in elevation, The joy of the whole earth, Is Mount Zion on the sides of the north, The city of the great King. 3God is in her palaces; He is known as her refuge. NKJV

72 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 17The work of righteousness will be peace, And the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever. WHAT IS THE WORK OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? PEACE? WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? READ:PROVERBS 14:34 34Righteousness exalts a nation, But Sin is a reproach to any people. NKJV READ:PSALMS 119: Great peace have those who love Your law, And nothing causes them to stumble. NKJV

73 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 17The work of righteousness will be peace, And the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever. WHAT IS THE WORK OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? PEACE? WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? READ:PSALMS 85: Mercy and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed. 11Truth shall spring out of the earth, And righteousness shall look down from heaven. 12Yes, the LORD will give what is good; And Our land will yield its increase. 13Righteousness will go before Him, And shall make His footsteps our pathway. NKJV

74 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 17The work of righteousness will be peace, And the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever. WHAT IS THE WORK OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? PEACE? WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? WHAT DID PAUL SAY TO THE CHRISTIANS AT ROME? READ:ROMANS 14: Therefore do not let your good be spoken of as evil; 17For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. 18For he who serves Christ in these things is acceptable to God and approved by men. NKJV

75 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 17The work of righteousness will be peace, And the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever. WHAT IS THE WORK OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? PEACE? WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? IS CHASTENING NECESSARY?WHY? READ:HEBREWS 12:11 11Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, But painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.NKJV

76 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 17The work of righteousness will be peace, And the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever. WHAT IS THE WORK OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? PEACE? WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS? HOW IS THE FRUIT OF RIGHTEOUSNESS SOWN? IN PEACE? READ:JAMES 3: But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy. 18Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. NKJV

77 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 18My people will dwell in a peaceful habitation, In secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places, 19Though hail comes down on the forest, And the city is brought low in humiliation. HOW WILL THE LORDS PEOPLE DWELL? PEACEFUL - SECURE - QUIET REST WHERE & WHEN WILL THIS HAPPEN? READ:JOSHUA 1:13 13Remember the word which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, Saying, The LORD your God is giving you rest and is giving you this land.NKJV READ:JOB 11:18 18And you would be secure, Because there is hope; Yes, you would dig around you, and take your rest in safety.

78 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: My people will dwell in a peaceful habitation, In secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places, 19Though hail comes down on the forest, And the city is brought low in humiliation. HOW WILL THE LORDS PEOPLE DWELL? PEACEFUL - SECURE - QUIET REST WHERE WILL THIS HAPPEN? JERUSALEM? READ:AMOS 9: I will bring back the captives of My people Israel; They shall build the waste cities and inhabit them; They shall plant vineyards and drink wine from them; They shall also make gardens and eat fruit from them. 15I will plant them in their land, And no longer shall they be pulled up From the land I have given them, Says the LORD your God.NKJV

79 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32:16-19 WHERE & WHEN WILL THIS HAPPEN? JERUSALEM? CHURCH? READ:HOSEA 2: In that day I will make a covenant for them With the beasts of the field, With the birds of the air, And with the creeping things of the ground. Bow and sword of battle I will shatter from the earth, To make them lie down safely. 19I will betroth you to Me forever; Yes, I will betroth you to Me In righteousness and justice, In loving-kindness and mercy; 20I will betroth you to Me in faithfulness, And you shall know the LORD. 21It shall come to pass in that day That I will answer, Says the LORD. I will answer the heavens And they shall answer the earth. 22The earth shall answer With grain, With new wine, And with oil; They shall answer Jezreel. 23Then I will sow her for Myself in the earth, And I will have mercy on her who had not obtained mercy; Then I will say to those who were not My people, You are My people! And they shall say,You are my God!NKJV

80 QUESTIONS:ISAIAH 32: Though hail comes down on the forest, And the city is brought low in humiliation. WHEN DID THE LORD BRING DOWN HAIL? WHY DID THE LORD BRING HAIL ON EGYPT? READ:EXODUS 9: And Moses stretched out his rod toward heaven; and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire darted to the ground. And the LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt. 24So there was hail, and fire mingled with the hail, so very heavy that there was none like it in all the land of Egypt since it became a nation. 25And the hail struck the whole land of Egypt, all that was in the field, both man and beast; and the hail struck every herb of the field and broke every tree of the field. 26Only in the land of Goshen, where the children of Israel were, there was no hail. NKJV

81 READ:ISAIAH 32:20 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 20Blessed are you who sow beside all waters, Who send out freely the feet of the ox and the donkey. NKJV

82 QUESTION:ISAIAH 32:20 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 20Blessed are you who sow beside all waters, Who send out freely the feet of the ox and the donkey. NKJV WHO ARE THE BLESSED? WHAT ARE THEY SOWING?THE GOSPEL?

83 QUESTION:ISAIAH 32:20 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 20Blessed are you who sow beside all waters, Who send out freely the feet of the ox and the donkey. NKJV WHO ARE THE BLESSED? HOW DID THE LORD BLESS ISRAEL? WAS THIS CONDITIONAL? READ:DEUTERONOMY 28:12 12The LORD will open to you His good treasure, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand. You shall lend to many nations but You shall not borrow.NKJV

84 QUESTION:ISAIAH 32:20 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 20Blessed are you who sow beside all waters, Who send out freely the feet of the ox and the donkey. NKJV WHO ARE THE BLESSED? WHAT ARE THEY SOWING?THE GOSPEL? READ:ECCLESIASTES 11:1 1Cast your bread upon the waters, for You will find it after many days. NKJV

85 QUESTION:ISAIAH 32:20 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 20Blessed are you who sow beside all waters, Who send out freely the feet of the ox and the donkey. NKJV WHO ARE THE BLESSED? WHAT ARE THEY SOWING?THE GOSPEL? WHY PREACH THE GOSPEL? IT IS THE POWER OF GOD UNTO SALVATION? READ:ROMANS 1: For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. 17For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; As it is written, The just shall live by faith.NKJV

86 QUESTION:ISAIAH 32:20 THE PEACE OF GOD'S REIGN 20Blessed are you who sow beside all waters, Who send out freely the feet of the ox and the donkey. NKJV WHO ARE THE BLESSED? WHAT ARE THEY SOWING?THE GOSPEL? WHO IS TO PREACH THE GOSPEL OF PEACE? READ:ROMANS 10: How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And How shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And How shall they hear without a preacher? 15How shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written:How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, Who bring glad tidings of good things!NKJV

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