Seeing The Holiness of God (Isaiah 6)

The first five chapters of Isaiah have revealed the sinfulness of the people of Israel. Chapter 5 showed that the people had received the grace of God in vain. God had graciously blessed the people but the people did not bear fruit from that grace. God has described the people as covered in filth and bloodstained. Therefore judgment has been decreed against the people for casting away the grace of God and being consumed by the ways of the world. It is at this point that Isaiah places the Lord’s commission to call him to be a prophet to the people. This is a strange location for this commission…

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