Isaiah’s prophecies are delivered to Israel at three distinct stages of her history: before, during and after the exile in Babylon.
Prophecies to Judah before the exile
Prophecies to Judah and Jerusalem
JUDAH’S WORSHIP IS FALSE
Isaiah challenges the credibility gap between the worship people offer and the lives they actually live. God is sick of burnt offerings. They are just a front behind which people commit crime and oppress the poor. And yet God longs that his people should relate to him again: