Isaiah is justly accounted the chief of the writing prophets. He has the more comprehensive testimony and is distinctively the prophet of redemption. Nowhere else in the Scriptures written under the law have we so clear a view of grace. The New Testament Church does not appear ( 3:3-10 ), but Messiah in His Person and sufferings, and the blessing of the Gentiles through Him, are in full vision.
Apart from his testimony to his own time, which includes warnings of coming judgments upon the great nations of that day, the predictive messages of Isaiah cover seven great themes:
Isaiah is in two chief divisions:
These chief divisions fall into subdivisions, as indicated in the text.
The events recorded in Isaiah cover a period of 62 years (Ussher).