Isaiah Saw The Lord
IS. 6:1-9RV#12ISAIAH SAW THE LORD
Let us first note that Isaiah is not a politician running for something, but a statesman who stood for something.
When a man has drifted along in conventional Christianity for years and then suddenly zooms into spiritual alertness, becomes aggressive in the battle of the Lord, and has a quenchless zeal for the lost--there is a reason for it--this one, like Isaiah, has had a vision of God.
Isaiah saw the Lord high and lifted up and it changed his entire life. He had athreefold vision.
On that we might have a vision of God, a vision of ourselves as we stand before God, and a vision of a lost and dying world.
I.IT WAS AN UPWARD VISION:
(1)He saw the Lord--his holiness-his power his love.
"Got any rivers you can't cross - Any mountains you can't tunnel through,. God specializes in things thought impossible. And He can do what no other power can."
(2)A daily glimpse of this Holy God would find us subdued by him omnipresence, staggeredby his omnipotence and solemized by his holiness.
(3)The same power that brought Jesus from the grave can be available in your life. You are connected to the most powerful transmitter in all the world.
(4)We need a vision of a Holy
God and His righteousness our righteousness, and his power our power.
II.IT WAS AN INWARD VISION:
(1)He saw Himself: There are three people living in eachof us. The one we think we are, the one others think we are, and the one God knows we are.
(2)We need to invite the soul searching eyes of God to locate what is wrong in our own life--our selfishness, slef-righteousness.
(3)He saw Himself through God's eyes: "Woe is me for I am unclean." Oh that we might be able to see ourselves as God sees us. Oh, that we could see our church as God sees it.
(4)A look at ourselves through the eyes of God mayreveal:
a.A lack of prayer--no man greater than his prayer life: "many organizers - few ag ...
There are 4175 characters in the full content. This excerpt only shows a 2000 character sample of the full content.