Bible Study Questions
1. What are your "swords" and "spears"? Has God transformed them into tools for peace?
2. How do the New Testament writers treat Isaiah's vision? Has Jesus really inaugurated the kingdom of peace? If so, when will it be completed?
3. How might Isaiah's vision of God's kingdom shape your hope, prayers, and values?
1. How does God's law help us to know how to love? In what ways is it
different from the popular notions of love?
2. What is meant by the light and darkness theme found in verses 12-14?
3. What does it mean to "clothe" oneself in Jesus Christ? Have you done this? If not, how might your life be different if you were to clothe yourself in Jesus Christ?
1. If Jesus returned at 7:00 PM next Friday, what would you be doing?
2. What does it mean to be ready? Are you ready for his return?
3. How would you explain the second coming to a seeker?