1.    Read Isaiah 40:31.  Describe what you find difficult about waiting for the Lord.  How have you seen waiting benefit you and make your stronger?

2.    Read Isaiah 56:1.  Discuss how this calls us to an active waiting and how this differs from your normal idea of waiting.

3.    Read Isaiah 56:2.  Describe how a Sabbath rest is involved in Biblical waiting in your life.

4.    Read Isaiah 56:3 and Acts 8:32-35.  Discuss why eunuchs were excluded and how Jesus is the answer to the eunuch’s problem.