ISAIAH




Chapter 1

Isaiah speaks of Judah's rebellion (1:1-4)
He laments God's judgment on the people (1:5-9)
He reproves all their services (1:10-15)
He exhorts them to repentance, with promises and threatenings (1:16-20)
He bewails Judah's wickedness, and foretells God's judgments (1:21-24)
He promises grace (1:25-27)
But threatens destruction to the wicked (1:28-31)


Chapter 2

Isaiah prophesies the coming of Christ's kingdom (2:1-5)
The people forsaken because of their wickedness (2:6-9)
He exhorts them to fear the power of God's majesty (2:10-22)


Chapter 3

The great confusion which comes by sin (3:1-8)
The impudence of the people (3:9-11)
The oppression and covetousness of the rulers (3:12-15)
Judgments to come for the women's pride (3:16-26)


Chapter 4

Christ's kingdom shall be a sanctuary (4:1-6)


Chapter 5

The parable of the vineyard (5:1-7)
God's judgments upon covetousness (5:8-12)
Upon impiety (5:13-19)
And upon injustice (5:20-25)
The execution of God's judgments (5:26-30)


Chapter 6

Isaiah's vision of the Lord's glory (6:1-8)
He shows that the obstinacy of the people is the cause of their desolation (6:9-12)
A remnant shall be saved (6:13)


Chapter 7

Ahaz, being troubled with fear of Rezin and Pekah, is comforted by Isaiah (7:1-9)
Ahaz is free to choose a sign but refuses it (7:10-13)
He is given the promise of Christ (7:14-16)
God's judgment, it is prophesied, is to come at the hands of Assyria (7:17-25)


Chapter 8

In Maher-shalal-hash-baz, he prophesies that Syria and Israel shall be subdued by Assyria (8:1-4)
Judah shall be overcome because of infidelity (8:5-8)
God's judgments shall not be resisted (8:9-10)
Comfort shall be given to those who fear God (8:11-18)
Great afflictions to idolaters (8:19-22)


Chapter 9

There shall be joy in the midst of afflictions, through the kingdom and birth of Christ (9:1-7)
Judgments upon Israel for pride (9:8-12)
For hypocrisy (9:13-17)
And for impenitence (9:18-21)


Chapter 10

The woe of tyrants (10:1-4)
Assyria, the rod of hypocrites, shall be broken (10:5-19)
A remnant of Israel shall be saved (10:20-23)
Israel is comforted with the promise of deliverance from Assyria's subjugation (10:24-34)


Chapter 11

The peaceable kingdom of the Branch out of the root of Jesse (11:1-9)
The victorious restoration of Israel, and calling of the Gentiles (11:10-16)


Chapter 12

A joyful thanksgiving of the faithful for the mercies of God (12:1-6)


Chapter 13

God musters the armies of His wrath (13:1-5)
He threatens destruction of Babylon by the Medes (13:6-18)
The desolation of Babylon (13:19-22)


Chapter 14

God's merciful restoration of Israel (14:1-23)
God's purpose against Assyria (14:24-28)
Palestina (Palestine) is threatened (14:29-32)


Chapter 15

The lamentable state of Moab (15:1-9)


Chapter 16

Moab is exhorted to yield obedience to Christ's kingdom (16:1-5)
Moab is threatened for the people's pride (16:6-8)
The prophet's complaint (16:9-11)
The judgment of Moab (16:12-14)


Chapter 17

Syria and Israel are threatened (17:1-5)
A remnant shall forsake idolatry (17:6-8)
The rest shall be plagued for their impiety (17:9-11)
The woe of Israel's enemy (17:12-14)


Chapter 18

In care of His people, God will destroy the Ethiopians (18:1-7)


Chapter 19

The confusion of Egypt (19:1-10)
The foolishness of their princes (19:11-17)
The calling of Egypt to the church (19:18-22)
The covenant of Egypt, Assyria and Israel (19:23-25)


Chapter 20

The captivity of Egypt and Ethiopia foretold (20:1-6)


Chapter 21

The prophet, in a vision, sees the fall of Babylon (21:1-10)
Dumah's concern (21:11-12)
Arabia's calamity foretold (21:13-17)


Chapter 22

The prophet laments the invasion of Jerusalem by the Persians (22:1-7)
He reproves their human wisdom and worldly joy (22:8-14)
He prophesies Shebna's dismissal from his station (22:15-19)
And Eliakim, prefiguring the kingdom of Christ, as his successor (22:20-25)


Chapter 23

The miserable overthrow of Tyre is prophesied (23:1-16)
Tyre's unhappy return (23:17-18)


Chapter 24

The doleful judgments of God upon the land (24:1-5)
The devouring curse (24:6-12)
A remnant shall joyfully praise him (24:13-15)
God in His judgments will advance His kingdom (24:16-23)


Chapter 25

The prophet praises God, for His judgments (25:1-5)
For His saving benefits (25:6-8)
And for His victorious salvation (25:9-12)


Chapter 26

A song of confidence in God (26:1-4)
For His judgments (26:5-11)
And for His favor to His people (26:12-19)
An exhortation to wait on God (26:20-21)


Chapter 27

The care of God over His vineyard (27:1-6)
His chastisements differ from judgments (27:7-11)
The church of Jews and Gentiles (27:12-13)


Chapter 28

The prophet threatens Ephraim for pride and drunkenness (28:1-4)
Those remaining will be advanced in the kingdom of Christ (28:5-6)
The prophet rebukes their error (28:7-8)
Their reluctance to learn (28:9-13)
And their false security (28:14-15)
Christ, the sure foundation, is promised (28:16-17)
The Ephraimites' security will be tested (28:18-22)
They are urged to consider God's providence (28:23-29)


Chapter 29

God's heavy judgment upon Jerusalem (29:1-6)
Zion's insatiable enemies (29:7-8)
The senselessness (29:9-12)
And deep hypocrisy of the Jews (29:13-17)
A promise of sanctification to the godly (29:18-23)
And understanding to the erring (29:24)


Chapter 30

The prophet threatens the people for their confidence in Egypt (30:1-7)
And contempt of God's word (30:8-17)
God's mercies toward His church (30:18-26)
God's wrath, and the people's joy in the destruction of Assyria (30:27-33)


Chapter 31

The prophet shows the cursed folly in trusting Egypt and forsaking God (31:1-3)
God will defend and deliver Jerusalem (31:4-5)
He exhorts the Jews to conversion (31:6-7)
He foretells the fall of Assyria (31:8-9)


Chapter 32

The blessings of Christ's kingdom (32:1-8)
Desolation is foretold (32:9-14)
But restoration is promised (32:15-20)


Chapter 33

God's judgments against the enemies of the church (33:1-12)
The privileges of the godly (33:13-24)


Chapter 34

The judgments with which God avenges His church (34:1-10)
The desolation of the enemies of the church (34:11-15)
The certainty of the prophecy (34:16-17)


Chapter 35

The joyful flourishing of Christ's kingdom (35:1-2)
The weak are encouraged by the virtues and privileges of the gospel (35:3-10)


Chapter 36

Sennacherib invades Judah (36:1-3)
Rabshakeh, sent by Sennacherib, fails to incite the people to revolt (36:4-21)
His blasphemy is reported to Hezekiah (36:22)


Chapter 37

Hezekiah, mourning, bids Isaiah to pray for them (37:1-5)
Isaiah comforts them (37:6-7)
Sennacherib, going to encounter Tirhakah, sends a blasphemous letter to Hezekiah (37:8-13)
Hezekiah's prayer (37:14-20)
Isaiah's prophecy of the destruction of Sennacherib (37:21-35)
An angel slays the Assyrians (37:36)
Sennacherib is slain at Nineveh by his own sons (37:37-38)


Chapter 38

Hezekiah's death is foretold, but his life is lengthened through prayer (38:1-7)
The sun's shadow goes ten degrees backward, as a sign of that promise (38:8)
His song of thanksgiving (38:9-22)


Chapter 39

Merodach-baladan sends visitors to Hezekiah to examine his treasures (39:1-2)
Isaiah learns of this and foretells the Babylonian captivity (39:3-8)


Chapter 40

The proclaimation of the gospel (40:1-2)
The preaching of John the Baptist (40:3-8)
The preaching of the apostles (40:9-11)
The prophet, by the omnipotence of God (40:12-17)
and because He is incomparable, comforts the people (40:18-31)


Chapter 41

God reasons earnestly with His people about His mercies to the church (41:1-9)
About His promises (41:10-20)
And about the vanity of idols (41:21-29)


Chapter 42

The work of Christ, graced with meekness and constancy (42:1-4)
God's promise to Christ (42:5-9)
An exhortation to praise God for His gospel (42:10-16)
He reproves the people for unbelief (42:17-25)


Chapter 43

The Lord comforts the church with His promises (43:1-7)
He appeals to the people for witness of His omnipotence (43:8-13)
He foretells the destruction of Babylon (43:14-17)
And His wonderful deliverance of His people (43:18-21)
He reproves the people (43:22-28)


Chapter 44

God comforts the church with His promises (44:1-5)
The vanity of idols, and folly of idol-makers (44:6-20)
He exhorts His people to praise (44:21-28)


Chapter 45

God calls Cyrus for His church's sake (45:1-4)
By His omnipotence He commands obedience (45:5-19)
He shows the vanity of idols (45:20-25)


Chapter 46

The idols of Babylon cannot save themselves (46:1-2)
God saves His people to the end (46:3-4)
Idols are not comparable to God for power (46:5-11)
Or present salvation (46:12-13)


Chapter 47

God's judgment upon Babylon and Chaldea (47:1-5)
For merciless cruelty (47:6)
Pride (47:7-9)
And excessive wickedness (47:10)
Shall be inexorable (47:11-15)


Chapter 48

God foreknows the people's obstinacy, yet reveals His prophecies (48:1-8)
He saves them for His own sake (48:9-11)
He exhorts them to obedience, because of His power and providence (48:12-15)
He laments their backwardness (48:16-19)
He will deliver His people out of Babylon (48:20-22)


Chapter 49

Christ, being sent to the Jews, speaks of them (49:1-4)
He is sent to the Gentiles with gracious promises (49:5-12)
God's love for His church is perpetual (49:13-17)
The restoration of the church (49:18-23)
The powerful deliverance out of captivity (49:24-26)


Chapter 50

Christ shows that He is not to be charged with abandoning the Jews, by reason of His ability to save (50:1-4)
His obedience in that work (50:5-6)
And His confidence in that assistance (50:7-9)
An exhortation to trust in God, and not in ourselves (50:10-11)


Chapter 51

An exhortation from the example of Abraham, to trust in Christ (51:1-2)
By reason of His comforting promises (51:3)
Of His righteous salvation (51:4-6)
And man's mortality (51:7-8)
Christ defends His own from the fear of man (51:9-16)
He bewails the afflictions of Jerusalem (51:17-20)
And promises deliverance (51:21-23)


Chapter 52

Christ persuades the church to believe in His free redemption (52:1-6)
To receive its ministers (52:7-8)
To rejoice in its power (52:9-10)
And to free themselves from bondage (52:11-12)
Christ's kingdom shall be exalted (52:13-15)


Chapter 53

The prophet, complaining of unbelief, gives reasons for the shame of the cross (53:1-3)
Christ's passion foretold (53:4-9)
And the sacrifice of the Righteous Servant (53:10-12)


Chapter 54

The prophet, for the comfort of the Gentiles, foretells the greatness of their church (54:1-3)
Their safety (54:4-5)
Their certain deliverance out of affliction (54:6-10)
Their prosperity (54:11-14)
And their preservation (54:15-16)
Their heritage (54:17)


Chapter 55

By the promises of Christ, the prophet calls the people to faith (55:1-5)
And to repentance (55:6-7)
The happy success of those who believe (55:8-13)


Chapter 56

The prophet exhorts the people to sanctification (56:1-2)
He promises that acceptance by God will be general, without respect to persons (56:3-8)
He denounces blind watchmen (56:9-12)


Chapter 57

The blessed death of the righteous (57:1-2)
God reproves the Jews for their idolatry (57:3-12)
He promises forgiveness to the penitent (57:13-21)


Chapter 58

The prophet is sent to reprove hypocrisy (58:1-2)
He describes a counterfeit fast, and a true one (58:3-7)
The rewards of godliness (58:8-12)
And keeping the Sabbath (58:13-14)


Chapter 59

The outrageous nature of sin (59:1-2)
The sins of the Jews (59:3-8)
Calamity is punishment for sin (59:9-15)
Salvation is only of God (59:16-19)
The covenant of the Redeemer (59:20-21)


Chapter 60

The glory of the church (60:1-14)
And her great blessings after affliction (60:15-22)


Chapter 61

The work of Christ (61:1-3)
The preferment (61:4-6)
And blessings of the faithful (61:7-11)


Chapter 62

The fervent desire of the prophet to confirm the church in God's promises (62:1-4)
The work of ministers in preaching the gospel (62:5-9)
And preparing the people for it (62:10-12)


Chapter 63

Christ shows who He is (63:1)
His victory over His enemies (63:2-6)
And His mercy toward His church (63:7-9)
In just wrath He remembers His free mercy (63:10-14)
The church in its prayer (63:15-16)
And complaint, professes its faith (63:17-19)


Chapter 64

The church prays for a sign of God's power (64:1-4)
Praising God's mercy, it makes confession of natural corruptions (64:5-12)


Chapter 65

The calling of the Gentiles (65:1)
The Jews, for their unbelief, idolatry and hypocrisy, are rejected (65:2-7)
A remnant shall be saved (65:8-10)
Judgments of the wicked, and blessings on the godly (65:11-16)
The happy state of the new Jerusalem (65:17-25)


Chapter 66

God will be served in humble sincerity (66:1-4)
He comforts the humble with marvels (66:5-9)
And with the gracious benefits of the church (66:10-14)
God's severe judgments against the wicked (66:15-18)
The Gentiles shall have a holy church, and see the damnation of the wicked (66:19-24)




CHRONOLOGY   OF   EVENTS
IN   THE   BIBLE   BY   BOOK

GENESIS EXODUS LEVITICUS NUMBERS
DEUTERONOMY JOSHUA JUDGES RUTH
1 SAMUEL 2 SAMUEL 1 KINGS 2 KINGS
1 CHRONICLES 2 CHRONICLES EZRA NEHEMIAH
ESTHER JOB PSALMS PROVERBS
ECCLESIASTES SONG OF SOLOMON ISAIAH JEREMIAH
LAMENTATIONS EZEKIEL DANIEL HOSEA
JOEL AMOS OBADIAH JONAH
MICAH NAHUM HABAKKUK ZEPHANIAH
HAGGAI ZECHARIAH MALACHI MATTHEW
MARK LUKE JOHN ACTS
ROMANS 1 CORINTHIANS 2 CORINTHIANS GALATIANS
EPHESIANS PHILIPPIANS COLOSSIANS 1 THESSALONIANS
2 THESSALONIANS 1 TIMOTHY 2 TIMOTHY TITUS
PHILEMON HEBREWS JAMES 1 PETER
2 PETER 1 JOHN 2 JOHN 3 JOHN
JUDE REVELATION


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