Arising out of an intense worship experience, Isaiah confronted his own sinfulness, and the sinfulness of his culture, and heard the voice of God calling.
Today, I believe God is asking us a similar question. It is not enough to curse the darkness. It is not enough to try to clean up or filter out the evil on the Internet. This CyberCity is the paradigm for our new millennium. It won't go back in the box. God is calling: "Who will go for us?"
Are we willing to say, "Here am I, send me?"
In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a throne, high and exalted, and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him were seraphs, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. And they were calling to one another: Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory. At the sound of their voices the doorposts and thresholds shook and the temple was filled with smoke.
Woe to me! I cried. I am ruined! For I am a man of unclean lips, and I live among a people of unclean lips, and my eyes have seen the King, the LORD Almighty.
Then one of the seraphs flew to me with a live coal in his hand, which he had taken with tongs from the altar. With it he touched my mouth and said, See, this has touched your lips; your guilt is taken away and your sin atoned for.
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?
And I said, Here am I. Send me! Isaiah 6:1-8
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