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Theology 101 With Isaiah #6 of 6
THE GOD IN HEAVEN WE NEED ON EARTH
1. A couple had two sons, ages 8 and 10, who were also
getting into trouble. If anything went on at school or in
the neighborhood, the parents knew that their sons were
some way involved. The parents were at their wits end about
what to do about their sons' behavior. They heard about a
minister in town that had been successful in helping unruly
children. They set up an appointment for their two sons to
meet with the minister. The minister agreed to meet with
the boys but only if he could see them individually.
The 8-year-old boy went first. The minister sat the boy
down in front of his desk and then very sternly asked,
"Where is God?" The boy made no response, so the minister
repeated the question in an even sterner tone, "Where is
God?" Again the boy made no attempt to answer, so the
minister raised his voice even more and shook his finger in
the boys face, "WHERE IS GOD?"
At that time the boy bolted from the room and ran directly
home and straight to his brother's room. His brother asked,
"What happened?" The younger brother replied, "We are BIG
trouble this time. God is missing and they think we did
2. In the passage before us, Isaiah tells us where God is.
He tells us that He is in the heavens. Furthermore he tells
that the God that is in the heavens is the God that we need
3. For the past five weeks we have looked at God through
the eyes of Isaiah. We have seen in:
. (Chapt. 6) That God is a Holy God on His throne
. (Chapt. 9) That God is a God so great, grand, and
glorious He needs many names to reveal Himself
. (Chapt. 14) That God is a God of purpose and His purposes
are always fulfilled
. (Chapt. 25) That God is a God that doeth wonderful things
and is worthy of our praise
. (Chapt. 40) That God is in a class all to Himself
4. Finally, as we come to chapter 64 Isaiah tells us ...
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