Eyes That See From God's Perspective

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Isaiah 6:1-10

Transcript of Eyes That See From God's Perspective

  • 1. Series Serving God with our whole body Today Eyes that see from Gods perspective Isaiah 6:1-10
  • 2. God has perfect eyesight My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place, when I was woven together in the depths of the earth. Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be Psalm 139:15-16
  • 3. God has perfect eyesight He who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watches over you the Lord is your shade at your right hand Psalm 121:4-5
  • 4. Looking up Isaiahs vision of a holy God In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him were seraphim And they were calling to one another: Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory. Isaiah 6:1-3
  • 5. Looking up Isaiahs vision of a holy God Woe to me! I cried. I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the Lord Almighty. Isaiah 6:5
  • 6. Looking up Isaiahs vision of a holy God Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, Whom shall I send? And who will go for us? And I said, Here am I. Send me! Isaiah 6:8
  • 7. Looking up Isaiahs vision of a holy God He (God) said, Go and tell this people: Be ever hearing, but never understanding; be ever seeing, but never perceiving. Make the heart of this people calloused; make their ears dull and close their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts, and turn and be healed. Isaiah 6:9-10
  • 8. The secret of the kingdom of God has been given to you. But to those on the outside everything is said in parables so that, they may be ever seeing but never perceiving, and ever hearing but never understanding; otherwise they might turn and be forgiven! Mark 6:11-12
  • 9. Looking up the rebellious Israelites Then the LORD sent venomous snakes among them; they bit the people and many Israelites died Num 21:6
  • 10. Looking up the rebellious Israelites Then when anyone was bitten by a snake and looked at the bronze snake, s/he lived Num 6:9b
  • 11. Looking up to the cross Just as Moses lifted up the snake in the desert, so the Son of Man must be lifted up, that everyone who believes in him may have eternal life John 3:14
  • 12. Looking through spiritual eyes The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness! Matt 6:22-23
  • 13. Looking around serving others consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others Phil 2:3b-4
  • 14. True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
  • 15. Looking ahead a vision of the future Where there is no vision the people perish Prov 29:18 KJV Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint (become discouraged) Prov 29:18 ESV
  • 16. let us rid ourselves of everything that gets in the way, and of the sin which holds on to us so tightly, Let us keep our eyes fixed on Jesus So do not let yourselves become discouraged and give up Heb 12:1-5 GNB