The Day of God's Wrath (Daily Portion 10420)

Content Author: 
Reagan, David
Scripture Passage: 
Isaiah 63:1-19

The day of God’s wrath has come and the Lord is coming in vengeance. However, the prophet reminds the Lord of past mercies on His people while he repents of their past sins. He asks the Lord to look down from His holy habitation and reclaim the Israelites as His own.

What Does It Say?

  1. The day of ___________ is in God’s heart and the year of His ____________ is come.
  2. For he said, Surely they are my _________, children that will not _____.
  3. But they rebelled and ___________ his holy _________.
  4. Look down from heaven, and behold from the ____________ of they holiness and of thy __________.
  5. The people of God’s ____________ have possessed the inheritance but a little while.

What Does It Mean?

  1. Isaiah 63:1-3 states that the Lord is red in His apparel when He comes. Study the passage and tell why His apparel is red. How does this compare with Revelation 19:13-15?
  2. In verse 12, the Lord led the Israelites by the hand of Moses. Why does this verse say He did it? In verse 14, the Lord led His people. Why does this verse say He led them? What do these verses show us about the workings of God in our lives? How does this compare with Ephesians 1:12?
  3. Verse 17 states, “O LORD, why hast thou made us to err from thy ways, and hardened our heart from thy fear?” What does this mean? How should we understand this verse? How does is compare with Isaiah 6:10 and John 12:40?

What Does It Mean to Me?

  1. In verse 7, Isaiah says, “I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD.” What are lovingkindnesses? Why does he mention them at this time in the chapter? What can we learn from this? When and why should we mention the lovingkindnesses of the Lord?
  2. Of the time when the children of Israel wandered in the wilderness, verse 9 states, “In all their affliction he was afflicted.” What is the meaning of this statement? See Judges 10:16; Hebrews 2:18; Hebrews 4:15. What are some modern and personal applications that we can make from this truth?

Suggested Memory Verse

Isaiah 63:9

David Reagan
Daily Proverb

Proverbs 20:10

Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to the LORD.