Overview of Isaiah 

isaiah scroll
As we read and preach through the book of Isaiah, it might be helpful to keep in mind the following framework:


Isaiah is
One Book

With two sorts of writing
Poetry and Narrative

In Three Main Sections
Isaiah 1-39 Isaiah 40-55 Isaiah 56-66

Speaking to Three Situations
Pre exilic
Royal Wealth
Exile in Babylon A Modest Rebuilding
After return from Exile 

Referring to Three Main Kings before the Exile
Two Pre-exiclic Kings of Judah
- Ahaz
- Hezekiah
King of Assyria
- Sennacherib

(And one king during the exile)
Cyrus the King of Persia

With Three Main Themes
present throughout the book but with
different emphases in different sections
Judgement Comfort Hope

Based on the Revelation
that there is only ONE God
who should be trusted in to bring Salvation


David Wanstall, 22/06/2017