Author Boyd Lien has spent three years developing a study of the largest book in the Old Testament, prominent among the prophetic writings, and much in the minds of the New Testament writers.
For a 21st century audience surrounded by images, Rev. Lien calls attention to Isaiah’s extraordinary visual vocabulary. Providing scholars’ insights and historical background, Rev. Lien brings us into the world of Isaiah’s contemporaries, whose stable lives were threatened by competing world leaders and empires.
As we pay attention to Isaiah’s words through this study, we also consider what the familiar words read to us during Christmastime meant to those who first heard them. How does Isaiah call us to cooperate with God in establishing righteousness and justice in the world? How does Isaiah describe the foundation on which we can place our faith and trust?
Special Features of the ISAIAH Study
Each Resource Book chapter closes with a section entitled “Discovering the Prophet in . . . .” With a lifelong interest in and love of the arts, the author draws participants’ attention to Isaiah’s words as they are expressed in the world around us by visual artists, composers, hymn writers, authors, freedom fighters, and pastors who were inspired by those words.
For this exceptionally visual study, the leader materials include slide presentations full of rich images of Isaiah’s world and images inspired by the prophet’s words.
ISAIAH Part 1 Holy, Holy, Holy focuses on Isaiah 1-39. The Resource Book contains 7 chapters and the Leader’s Guide contains activities and plans for 7 sessions of group study on:
- Seeing Through Isaiah’s Eyes
- The Holy One of Israel
- Isaiah, Son of Amoz
- The LORD’s Righteous People
- New Songs of Salvation
- Built Upon a Righteous Cornerstone
- The Perilous Journey to Salvation
ISAIAH Resource Book (printed): $21
ISAIAH Leader Kit Includes:
- The Resource Book (printed)
- The Leader’s Guide (PDF Format)
- Slide Presentation and other materials (PDF and Jpeg images)
The Leader Kit is available on DVD or Flash drive:
ISAIAH Leader Kit on DVD: $46
ISAIAH Leader Kit on Flash Drive: $49