Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. – Psalms 119:11

Bible Study

As we come together, another Friday
Seeking Refuge in the Word of God, today
Let us open our hearts, to receive the Seed
And prepare our minds, ready to feed
Pray and come, with the Spirit willing
In the Word of God, is our life fulfilling.

Bible Study Topic: Book of Isaiah, Chapter 3
Coordinated By: Sis. Sreedevi Mullagiri

  • Opening Prayer and Worship: 8:00 – 8:45 PM
  • Bible Study: 8:45 – 9:45 PM
  • Closing Prayer and Benediction: 9:45 – 10:00 PM

The meeting starts PROMPTLY at 8:00 PM.

The Book of Isaiah (Hebrew: ספר ישעיה‎, “Sefer Yeshayahu”) is the first of the Latter Prophets in the Hebrew Bible and the first of the Major Prophets in English Bibles. The oldest surviving manuscripts of Isaiah are two scrolls found among the Dead Sea Scrolls; dating from about 150 to 100 BCE.

  • Chapters 1-35 (Prophecies of Judgement)
  • Chapters 36-39 (A brief history of Hezekiah’s salvation, sickness and sin)
  • Chapters 40-66 (Prophecies of comfort and hope)

Isaiah Chapter 3 and 4

  • Jerusalem’s decline and stumbling (Isa 3:1-9)
  • The punishment from the Lord is deserved (Isa 3:10-15)
  • The worldly and immoral daughters of Zion (Isa 3:16-4:1)
  • The Renewal of Zion  (Isa 4:2-6)


  1. The Lord will deprive the nation not only of supplies, but of good leaders – 3:1-7
  2. Because of Judah and Jerusalem’s blatant wickedness – 3:8-9
  3. The righteous will be cared for, but not the wicked! – 3:10-11
  4. So poor leaders will be given to the people, and leaders who misused their power will be judged – 3:12-15


  1. Judgment to come upon them for their haughtiness and wantonness – 3:16-17
  2. A detailed description of their loss – 3:18-4:1


  1. “The Branch of the Lord shall be beautiful and glorious” – 4:2
    1. “In that day” – in the time of the Messiah
    2. For the Messiah is often depicted as a “branch” – Isa 11:1; Jer 23:5; Zech 6:12
  2. Blessings for the remnant, in figures giving hope to Israel – 4:3-6


  1. What is said concerning the righteous that is comforting?
  2. Whose is then condemned by the Lord? Why?
  3. List other passages about the “Branch of the Lord” – What is the significance?
  4. How would God bless their dwellings – 4:5, 6? What is the significance in the Old Testament of a cloud by day and fire by night?