Monthly Archives: November 2015

Filled with Beer

Come, all you beasts of the field, come and devour, all you beasts of the forest!   Israel’s watchmen are blind, they all lack knowledge; they are all mute dogs, they cannot bark; they lie around and dream, they love to … Continue reading

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Come to the waters…You who have no money

“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost.   Why spend money on what is not bread, and your … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Renown

“As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.   As the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return to it without watering … Continue reading

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Unfailing Love

This passage “remembers” when God sent rain on His people to get their attention, “the waters of Noah”.  In this passage God is making an oath not to be angry or rebuke the people of Israel again.  This could be … Continue reading

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Pierced for our Transgressions

Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?   He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to … Continue reading

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He Will Sprinkle Many Nations

“And now what do I have here?” declares the Lord . “For my people have been taken away for nothing, and those who rule them mock, ” declares the Lord . “And all day long my name is constantly blasphemed.   … Continue reading

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Awake!

“Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have taken my instruction to heart: Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals or be terrified by their insults.   For the moth will eat them up like a … Continue reading

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Was my arm too short to deliver you?

This is what the Lord says: “Where is your mother’s certificate of divorce with which I sent her away? Or to which of my creditors did I sell you? Because of your sins you were sold; because of your transgressions … Continue reading

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Roads Through the Mountains

This is what the Lord says: “In the time of my favor I will answer you, and in the day of salvation I will help you; I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the … Continue reading

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I Am and There is None Besides Me

“Go down, sit in the dust, Virgin Daughter Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, queen city of the Babylonians.  No more will you be called tender or delicate.   Take millstones and grind flour; take off your veil. Lift … Continue reading

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