Category Archives: Redemption

From the Depths of the Pit

Those who were my enemies without cause hunted me like a bird.   They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me;   the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to perish.   … Continue reading

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Headwaters

The Lord has done what he planned; he has fulfilled his word, which he decreed long ago. He has overthrown you without pity, he has let the enemy gloat over you, he has exalted the horn of your foes.   The … Continue reading

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Rage Like Great Waters

The sound of a cry comes from Babylon, the sound of great destruction from the land of the Babylonians.    The Lord will destroy Babylon; he will silence her noisy din. Waves of enemies will rage like great waters; the roar … Continue reading

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A Strong Redeemer

This is what the Lord Almighty says: “The people of Israel are oppressed, and the people of Judah as well. All their captors hold them fast, refusing to let them go.   Yet their Redeemer is strong; the Lord Almighty is … Continue reading

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A Resting Place for Lost Sheep

In those days, at that time,” declares the Lord , “the people of Israel and the people of Judah together will go in tears to seek the Lord their God.   They will ask the way to Zion and turn their … Continue reading

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A Restless Sea

Edom will become an object of horror; all who pass by will be appalled and will scoff because of all its wounds. As Sodom and Gomorrah were overthrown, along with their neighboring towns,” says the Lord , “so no one … Continue reading

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Like a Bush in the Desert

Concerning Moab: This is what the Lord Almighty, the God of Israel, says: “Woe to Nebo, for it will be ruined. Kiriathaim will be disgraced and captured; the stronghold will be disgraced and shattered.   Moab will be praised no more; … Continue reading

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