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Isaiah 6:6-8 The Passion Translation (TPT)

Then out of the smoke, one of the angels of fire flew to me. He had in his hands a burning coal he had taken from the altar with tongs. He touched my lips with it and said, “See? The burning coal from the altar has touched your lips. Your guilt is taken away; your sin is blotted out.”[a]

Then I heard the Lord saying, “Whom should I send to my people? Who will go to represent us?”

I spoke up and said, “I will be the one. Send me.”[b]


  1. Isaiah 6:7 Or “Your sin is atoned for.” Instead of the seraph throwing him out of the sanctuary, he brought God’s cleansing coal. It was a coal, for when God judged sin, only coals of fire were left; it speaks of a finished sacrifice. The fires of wrath were spent on Christ. The word for “coal” is ritzpah and means “ceremonial stone.” In the temple, incense was poured upon the ritzpah stone. Then the stone was placed in the fire, creating the fragrance of the burning sacrifice of the Lamb of God. This white-hot stone that was placed on Isaiah’s lips is perhaps the “shining white stone” given to the overcomers (Rev. 2:17).
  2. Isaiah 6:8 No prophet or servant of the Lord answered God’s call more swiftly than Isaiah.
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