Isa 57 & 58

Chp 57

Post exilic period.

Vv 4
Blatant defiant against God.

Vv 5-8
Phallic symbols
Sexual sins
Yet still offering sacrifice to God

Vv 9
If post exclict, then Israel still haven’t learnt lesson
Syncretisation
Paganisation
We can fall into subtle paganisation
Are we sacrificing our children to the world?
What kind of values are u teaching your children?

Vv 14 – 21
When God acts
A reminder that we need God
Rich doctrinal truth
Basically a summary of salvation
God’s part to save
Man’s part to repent
No peace for the unrepentant

Chp 58

Vv 1-6
God knows the heart
Are u bargaining with God?

Vv 11
True believer

Vv 13
Legalistic

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