- From the preceeding text, who is the LORD and what has he done? [ Isaiah 44:21-23 ]
- How were all things created? [ Isaiah 44:24 ] (Creation is a repeating theme in the passage as a whole.)
- What will the LORD do with liars, diviners, those wise with worldly knowledge? [ Isaiah 44:25 ]
- What is the LORD going to do for Jerusalem? [ Isaiah 44:26, 28 ]
- How is Cyrus involved in this plan? [ Isaiah 44:28, 45:1-7 ]
- On hearing the LORD’s plan, how did some of the people react to Cyrus being sent as the Davidic king? [ Isaiah 45:9-11 ]
- What will the LORD do with the wealth of the surrounding nations? [ Isaiah 45:14 ]
- What else will happen in the time of judgement? [ Isaiah 45:15-17 ]
- What is on offer for those that turn to the LORD? [ Isaiah 45:22 ]
- How did Cyrus help the people when he came? [ Ezra 1:2 ]
- From this passage and [ Ezra 1:2 ], what does this scripture tell us about God’s sovereign plan and its certainty?
- Who might the LORD choose to help us?
- How should we react to the LORD’s plan?
- Who will survive the judgement?