Isaiah 6:1-8 and Luke 5:1-11
What a story Isaiah had to tell. The story of a vision from God and a vision of God. And he was terrified. Why so scared? You heard him – I’m unclean; I am sin. Sin and holy don’t mix. Think of a sinner dressed in coveralls that have been doused in gasoline. Think of God as a blazing torch – mix the two and the sinner would be ruined, burned, consumed. Isaiah was out of place near the presence and power of God Almighty.
That’s how it is. The closer one comes to God’s power, the more that soul becomes aware of just how unworthy and out of place it is. Isaiah was frightened to death. Continue reading “Go away from me, Lord, I am a sinner…”
In case you missed it on Episode 87, we had the wonderful opportunity to sit down with Valerie Locklaire to discuss apologetics and her book on the topic: Called to Defend: An Apologetics Handbook for the Middle School Student. And since we think our listeners might be interested in getting their hands on their own copy, we’re giving away FOUR copies!