Outline of Isaiah Chapters 9, 10, 11, and 12 —The arm of the Lord and the kingdom of Christ
This page provides, for your reference, an outline of Isaiah chapters 9 to 12. The complete Outline of Isaiah is spread over several lessons.
1 Context Overview
The first twelve chapters of Isaiah tell us about Isaiah’s purpose in writing the book and his calling to be a prophet. They predict and lament the eventual fall of Jerusalem. However the arm of the Lord will protect Judah from the Assyrians who will destroy Israel and later itself be destroyed. Isaiah looks beyond all these things to the coming of Christ and his glorious kingdom.
2 The Coming Christ (Isaiah 9)
Ministry of Christ foretold (Isaiah 9:1:)
People to be enlightened and made free (Isaiah 9:2-5)
The Son promise for the distant future (Isaiah 9:6-7)
3 The arm of the Lord protects Judah (Isaiah 9)
Coming destruction of Israel and oppression of Judah, yet God still stretches out his hand to protect Judah (Isaiah 9:8-12)
Condemnation of Israel's leaders (Isaiah 9:13-17)
Israel's tribes war against each other and against Judah, but God's arm continues to protect Judah (Isaiah 9:18-21)
4 The Destroyer Will Be Destroyed (Isaiah 10)
God punishes injustice(Isaiah 10:1-4)
Assyria used as God’s rod for punishment of Israel, but Assyria’s pride is condemned (Isaiah 10:5-9)
Idols offend God wherever they are(Isaiah 10:10-11)
Assyria is arrogant and does not acknowledge God (Isaiah 10:12-19)
A remnant of Israel will return(Isaiah 10:20-23)
The people of Judah will be oppressed by Assyria, but not destroyed (Isaiah 10:24-27)
Assyria will then itself be destroyed (Isaiah 10:28-34)
5 Christ’s New Kingdom (Isaiah 11-12)
A branch (the Christ) to spring from Jesse’s roots (Isaiah 11:1, Matthew 1:6)
The nature of Christ’s reign (Isaiah 11:2-5)
The peace of Christ instead of wars, oppression, and destruction. (Isaiah 11:6-9)
The Gentiles and the lost and scattered tribes all gathered by Christ into the kingdom of God (Isaiah 11:10-16)
A hymn of thanksgiving and praise (Isaiah 12:1-6)
A Glorious Resting Place
The line at the end of Isaiah 11:10 is most significant, "And his resting place shall be glorious" This is not an earthly place, but a heavenly one (John 14:1-3). In the kingdom of heaven there is peace and reconciliation into which are gathered people of all nations. The animals at peace in Isaiah 11:6-10represent the nations.
Next Outlinecovers Isaiah chapters 13, and 14— Fall of Babylon predicted. Taunt against its king. Outline includes note on the name Lucifer.