Text: Isaiah 1:2-3 (NIV)
2 Hear, O heavens! Listen, O earth!
For the Lord has spoken:
“I reared children and brought them up,
but they have rebelled against me.
3 The ox knows his master,
the donkey his owner’s manger,
but Israel does not know,
my people do not understand.” 
II. The Call to Witness: Being Arraigned
A. The Universal Call: Hearing Witness
B. The Authoritative Call: Bearing Witness
III. The Character of the Children: Standing Accused
A. Reared by God
B. Rebellious Toward God
IV. The Collapse of Recognition: Lacking Appreciation
A. Common Response: Understanding of Their Caregiver
B. Curious Reaction: Unmindful of Their Caregiver
 The Holy Bible : New International Version. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1996, c1984.